Danny Elfman

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Elfman in July 2010

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (May 29, 1953[1] in Los Angeles, California) is an American singer-songwriter and composer. He wrote music for many movies and television series. From 1978 until 1995 Elfman was a member of the rock band Oingo Boingo.[1] In 2003, he married actress Bridget Fonda. They have one child.

Some of his music[change | change source]

Elfmans has written music for dozens of movies, for video games and for television. Some of his famous works include:

Movies[change | change source]

Working with Tim Burton[change | change source]

In 1985, Elfman met director Tim Burton. Burton had seen Elfman perform as a member of Oingo Boingo. Burton asked Elfman to work with him on his first full-length movie Pee-Wee's Big Adventure. Elfman worked with Burton on all but two of Burton's movies. The movies he worked on include:

Awards[change | change source]

Elfman has been nominated for many awards in the music and movie business.

References[change | change source]

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