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Tim Burton

1958 - Today

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Timothy Walter Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American director, producer, writer, and animator. Known for pioneering goth culture in the American film industry, Burton is famous for his gothic horror and fantasy films. He has received numerous accolades including an Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award as well as nominations for two Academy Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Burton has received more than 20,609,762 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Tim Burton is the 45th most popular film director (up from 50th in 2019), the 351st most popular biography from United States (up from 382nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Film Director.

Tim Burton is most famous for his dark, quirky, and sometimes macabre films, such as Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

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  • 21M

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  • 68.61

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  • 77

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, Tim Burton ranks 45 out of 1,581Before him are Andrzej Wajda, Ken Loach, Tinto Brass, Michael Haneke, James Cameron, and Rainer Werner Fassbinder. After him are Lars von Trier, Éric Rohmer, Abbas Kiarostami, Jacques Tati, Emir Kusturica, and Takeshi Kitano.

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Among people born in 1958, Tim Burton ranks 9Before him are Ursula von der Leyen, Olaf Scholz, Alec Baldwin, Andrea Bocelli, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Albert II, Prince of Monaco. After him are Gary Oldman, Viggo Mortensen, Sharon Stone, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kate Bush, and Prince.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tim Burton ranks 351 out of 18,182Before him are Susan Sontag (1933), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Harvey Keitel (1939), Steve Ballmer (1956), Christopher Walken (1943), and Shaquille O'Neal (1972). After him are Charlie Parker (1920), Robert Forster (1941), James A. Garfield (1831), 50 Cent (1975), Arthur Compton (1892), and Jack Lemmon (1925).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Tim Burton ranks 10Before him are Woody Allen (1935), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), David Lynch (1946), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), and John Ford (1894). After him are Brian De Palma (1940), Sydney Pollack (1934), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Oliver Stone (1946), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), and Terry Gilliam (1940).

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