Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
He has an individual style; the movies that he makes are creative and often based on events that would not happen in real life. For example the main character in "Edward Scissorhands" is a young man who has scissors instead of hands. His movies attract an audience usually that fits his unique tastes.
Some of his movies[change | change source]
- Pee-Wee's Big Adventure
- Batman Returns
- Edward Scissorhands
- Mars Attacks!
- The Nightmare Before Christmas
- Planet of the Apes
- Big Fish
- Sleepy Hollow
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Corpse Bride
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
- Alice in Wonderland
- Dark Shadows
Personal life[change | change source]
Burton has bipolar disorder. He lives in Belsize Park, London, next door to his former partner Helena Bonham Carter. Burton and Carter split in December 2014. The houses have a door connecting them. The couple have a son and daughter together.