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Tim Burton in 2012

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

Early life

He 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.


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.

Some of his movies

Personal life

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


  1. When you're on top of the world

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