On August 25 Tim Burton was born…

On August 25, 1958 Tim Burton was born. 

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Tim Burton
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The director and producer is best known for his theatrical work that include elements of goth, horror, as well as fantasy. Some of his most notable films include but not limited to: “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Batman” and its sequel “Batman Returns,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” and “Alice in Wonderland.” Some of his most frequent collaborators include close friend Johnny Depp, as well as domestic partner, actress Helena Bonham Carter. 

Theatrical poster for

Theatrical poster for “Batman Returns”
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For his work, Burton has been nominated for two Academy Awards, won a Golden Globe and Emmy Award, as well as a Producers Guild of America Award. Currently, Burton has signed on to direct a sequel to his 1988 film “Beetlejuice,” with Michael Keaton set to reprise the titular role. 

Theatrical poster for

Theatrical poster for “Beetlejuice”
Warner Brothers

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