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Danny Elfman

Daniel Elfman is a composer. Elfman is famous for creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the Batman theme, and his role as Jack Skellington's singing voice in The Nightmare Before Christmas.  He is a frequent collaborator with long-time friend Tim Burton and has scored most of his films. He also sang for the character Bonejangles in the movie Corpse Bride.  He has been nominated for four Academy Awards and won a Grammy Award for Tim Burton's Batman and an Emmy Award for his Desperate Housewives theme. Elfman was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk award at the 2002 BMI Film and TV Awards.   Earlier in his career, Elfman lead the rock band Oingo Boingo as singer/songwriter from 1976 until its breakup in 1995.

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May 29, 1953 In Los Angeles, California, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Look Into 'The Forbidden Zone'
Latest Project:
Movie 78/52 2017-10-13
Known For
Poster of Score: A Film Music Documentary
Poster of Prisoners of Gravity
Poster of Good Morning, Mr. Orwell
Poster of A Look Into 'The Forbidden Zone'
Movie A Look Into 'The Forbidden Zone' Himself 2020
Movie 78/52 Himself 2017-10-13
Movie Score: A Film Music Documentary Himself 2017-03-16
Movie Wonder Woman Himself 2017-05-30
Movie Live From Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton 2015-10-30
Movie Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons' Himself 2007-10-23
Movie Corpse Bride Bonejangles (voice) 2005-09-12
Movie The Making of 'The Frighteners' Himself 1998-11-24
Movie Oingo Boingo: Farewell (Live from the Universal Amphitheatre) 1996-04-16
Movie The Making of Dr. Seuss' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' Himself 1994-12-12
Movie The Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington (singing) / Barrel / Clown with the Tear away Face (voice) 1993-10-09
Movie The Making of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Himself 1993-10-03
Series Prisoners of Gravity Unknown 1989-08-21
Movie Little Treasure Himself 1985-05-01
Movie Good Morning, Mr. Orwell Himself 1984-01-01
Movie Urgh! A Music War Himself 1981-11-07
Movie Forbidden Zone Satan 1980-03-21
Movie Hot Tomorrows Singer 1977-04-01