Timothy Walter Burton
Biography of Timothy Walter Burton
Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, film producer, writer, poet, and stop motion artist. He is known for his dark, gothic, macabre and quirky horror and fantasy films such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Dark Shadows and Frankenweenie, and for blockbusters such as Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Batman, its first sequel Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland.
Burton is known for using recurring collaborators on his works; among them are Johnny Depp, who has become a close friend of Burton since their first film together; musician Danny Elfman, who has composed scores for all but two of the films Burton has directed; and actress — as well as his domestic partner — Helena Bonham Carter. He also wrote and illustrated the poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, published in 1997, and a compilation of his drawings, sketches and other artwork, entitled The Art of Tim Burton, was released in 2009.
Burton has directed 16 films and produced 12 as of 2012. He is currently working on Big Eyes, a biographical drama film about Walter Keane and his wife Margaret.
Timothy Walter Burton Poems
The Girl With Many Eyes
One day in the park I had quite a surprise. I met a girl who had many eyes.
There was a beautiful girl who came from the sea. And there was just one place that she wanted to be.
Her skin is white cloth, and she's all sewn apart and she has many colored pins sticking out of her heart.
Pin Cushion Queen
Life isn't easy for the Pin Cushion Queen. When she sits alone on her throne Pins push through her spleen.
The Boy With Nails In His Eyes
put up his aluminium tree. It looked pretty strange because he couldn't really see.
I once knew a girl who would just stand there and stare. At anyone or anything, she seemed not to care
Stick Boy And Match Girl In Love
Stick Boy liked Match Girl, He liked her a lot. He liked her cute figure, he thought she was hot.
Brie Boy had a dream he had only had twice, that his full, round head was only a slice. The other children never let Brie Boy play ...
The Melancholy Death Of Oyster Boy
He proposed in the dunes, they were wed by the sea,
There once was a morose melonhead, who sat there all day and wished he were dead.
To avoid a law suit, we'll just call her Sue (or 'that girl who likes to sniff lots of glue').
The Girl Who Turned Into A Bed
It happened that day she picked up a strange pussy willow. Her head swelled up white and a soft as a pillow.
There once was a girl who was made up of junk.
Mr. an Mrs. Smith had a wonderful life. They were a normal, happy husband and wife. One day they got news that made Mr. Smith glad. Mrs. Smith would would be a mom
Of all the super heroes,
the strangest one by far,
doesn't have a special power,
or drive a fancy car.
next to Superman and batman, I guess he must seem tame.
But to me he is quite special,
and Stain Boy is his name.