Tim Burton is an American director, producer, screenwriter and artist, notable for his gothic fantasy and horror films such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Frankenweenie. He also directed the superhero films Batman and Batman Returns, the sci-fi film Planet of the Apes, the fantasy-drama Big Fish, the musical adventure film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the fantasy films Alice in Wonderland and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Burton wrote and illustrated a poetry book entitled The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories in 1997.
Tim Burton Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 25 August 1958
Birth Place: Burbank, California, USA
Birth Name: Timothy Walter Burton
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Film director, Producer, Writer
Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Tim Burton Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 167.5 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 76 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: 9.5 (US)
Tim Burton Family Details:
Father: William Burton (Former Minor League Baseball Player, Worked at Burbank Parks and Recreation Department)
Mother: Jean Burton (Owner of a Cat-Themed Gift Shop)
Spouse/Wife: Lena Gieseke (m. 1987–1991)
Children: Nell Burton (Daughter) (b. 2007), Billy Raymond Burton (Son) (b. 2003)
Siblings: Daniel Burton (Younger Brother) (Artist)
Others: Russell Clem Burton (Paternal Grandfather), Rosa/Rose Frances/Francis Gibbs (Paternal Grandmother), James Ransome Gibbs (Paternal Great Grandfather), Ray Clifford Erickson (Maternal Grandfather ), Alpha Jean Pollish (Maternal Grandmother)
Partner(s): Lisa Marie Smith (1993–2001), Helena Bonham Carter (2001–2014)
Tim Burton Education:
Providencia Elementary School, Burbank, California
Burbank High School, California
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
Tim Burton Facts:
*Born on August 25, 1958 in Burbank, California, he is of Dutch, English, French, German and Scottish descent on his father’s side, and of Croatian, German, Norwegian and Swedish descent on his mother’s side.
*His childhood heroes were Dr. Seuss and Roald Dahl.
*Composer Danny Elfman often works in his films.
*Actors like Jeffrey Jones, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix, Michael Keaton, Lisa Marie, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gough, Deep Roy, and Christopher Lee are often cast in his films.
*He has bipolar disorder.
*He married German artist Lena Gieseke from 1987 to 1991.
*He has two children named Billy and Nell with English actress Helena Bonham Carter.
*Visit his official website: www.timburton.com