FILM DIRECTOR

Tim Burton

1958 - Today

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Timothy Walter Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, writer, artist and former animator. He is known for his gothic fantasy and horror films such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), and Frankenweenie (2012). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Burton has received more than 13,965,943 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Tim Burton is the 50th most popular film director (down from 45th in 2019), the 382nd most popular biography from United States (down from 311th in 2019) and the 12th 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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  • 75.51

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  • 76

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Tim Burton ranks 50 out of 1,580Before him are Alan Parker, Jacques Tati, Tinto Brass, Lars von Trier, Éric Rohmer, and Sydney Pollack. After him are Roger Vadim, Chuck Jones, Agnès Varda, Theo Angelopoulos, Franco Zeffirelli, and Werner Herzog.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1958, Tim Burton ranks 7Before him are Michael Jackson, Madonna, Andrea Bocelli, Ursula von der Leyen, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Gary Oldman. After him are Sharon Stone, Viggo Mortensen, Michelle Pfeiffer, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Prince, and Mehmet Ali Ağca.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tim Burton ranks 382 out of 15,968Before him are Jefferson Davis (1808), Arthur Compton (1892), Albert Fish (1870), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Calvin Klein (1942), and Dian Fossey (1932). After him are Dennis Hopper (1936), Carl David Anderson (1905), Paul Ekman (1934), Chuck Jones (1912), Ralph Lauren (1939), and Kathy Bates (1948).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Tim Burton ranks 12Before him are David Lynch (1946), Quentin Tarantino (1963), George Lucas (1944), Brian De Palma (1940), John Ford (1894), and Sydney Pollack (1934). After him are Chuck Jones (1912), Terry Gilliam (1940), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Terrence Malick (1943), George A. Romero (1940), and Howard Hawks (1896).

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