Danny Elfman

American composer and musician (born 1953)

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (May 29, 1953) is an American film composer, singer and songwriter. He is Jewish (of British Jewish, Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent). He wrote music for many movies and television series.[1] In 2002, he married actress Bridget Fonda. They have one child, Oliver Elfman (born September 19, 2003).

Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman, 2022
Danny Elfman, 2022
Background information
Birth nameDaniel Robert Elfman
Born (1953-05-29) May 29, 1953 (age 69)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Composer
  • record producer
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active1972–present

Some of his musicEdit

Elfmans has written music for dozens of movies, for video games and for me. Some of his famous works include:



Elfman has been nominated for many awards in the music and movie business.


  1. "Danny Elfman - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 December 2012.

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