Danny Elfman

American film composer

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (May 29, 1953) is an American composer. He is Jewish (of British Jewish, Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent). He wrote music for many movies and television series.[1] In 2003, he married actress Bridget Fonda. They have one child, Oliver Elfman (born January 21, 2005).

Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman, 2022
Danny Elfman, 2022
Background information
Birth nameDaniel Robert Elfman
Born (1953-05-29) May 29, 1953 (age 69)[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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. 1.0 1.1 "Danny Elfman - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
  2. "Oingo Boingo". AllMusic. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  3. Denman-Underhill, Lori (October 22, 2015). "Overcoming Stage Fright, Danny Elfman Brings Nightmare to the Bowl". LA Weekly. Retrieved December 26, 2016.

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