Tim Burton

American filmmaker and artist

Timothy Walter Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American artist, director, producer and screenwriter.

Tim Burton
Timothy Walter Burton

(1958-08-25) August 25, 1958 (age 65)
EducationBurbank High School
California Institute of the Arts
Occupation(s)Artist, director, producer, writer
Years active1982–present
SpouseLena Gieseke (1987–1991)
Partner(s)Lisa Marie Smith (1993–2001)
Helena Bonham Carter (2001–2014)
AwardsSee below

Early life change

Burton was born in Burbank, California on August 25, 1958. He began as an animator for Walt Disney Pictures, but soon moved on making his own kinds of movies and projects.

Career change

He has an individual style; the movies that he makes are creative and often based on events that would not happen in real life. For example, the main character in "Edward Scissorhands" is a young man who has scissors instead of hands. His movies attract an audience usually that fits his unique tastes.

Personal life change

Burton has bipolar disorder.[1] He lives in Belsize Park, London, next door to his former partner Helena Bonham Carter. Burton and Carter split in December 2014. The houses have a door connecting them. The couple have a son and daughter together.

Selected Filmography change

References change

  1. "When you're on top of the world". Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2018-04-01.

Other websites change