Tim Burton Overview

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Born: August 25, 1958

While his parents wanted him to go play outside and be "normal," Tim Burton preferred to soak up a 1950s horror movie, or withdraw into his own mind. Aside from watching horror movies, the Burbank-born Burton also spent much of his adolescence drawing, and after graduating from high school, he took a job as an animator at Walt Disney Studios. Although he found that the mainstream Disney films he worked on (such as The Fox and the Hound) were far removed from his own sensibility, Disney let him... See All

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