List of frequent Tim Burton collaborators

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Tim Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist who often works with certain actors and crew members in multiple feature film directing projects.

Most notable actors are Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Christopher Lee, who all appeared in eight, seven and six films, respectively.

Film composer Danny Elfman composed the music for all of Burton's feature films with the exception of Ed Wood (1994) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). He also composed the music for The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), a stop-motion animated film Burton wrote and produced.[1]

Other actors that Burton has worked with include Danny DeVito, Conchata Ferrell, Albert Finney, Carmen Filpi, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Jan Hooks, Rance Howard, Jeffrey Jones, O-Lan Jones, Michael Keaton, Martin Landau, Lisa Marie, Catherine O'Hara, Michelle Pfeiffer, Missi Pyle, Paul Reubens, Alan Rickman, Deep Roy, Winona Ryder, Diane Salinger, Glenn Shadix, Martin Short, Timothy Spall, Sylvia Sidney, Christopher Walken, Frank Welker, and Paul Whitehouse.

Catherine O'Hara, Paul Reubens, and Glenn Shadix also starred in The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Actor Jason Hervey appeared in the short film Frankenweenie (1984), before appearing in Burton's feature film directing debut Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985).[2]

Actor Vincent Price worked with Burton on the three projects, hosting the television special Hansel and Gretel (1982), narrating the short film Vincent (1982) and appearing in the feature film Edward Scissorhands (1990).[3]

Key[edit]

Key Title Year
PB Pee-wee's Big Adventure 1985
BJ Beetlejuice 1988
BM Batman 1989
ES Edward Scissorhands 1990
BR Batman Returns 1992
EW Ed Wood 1994
MA Mars Attacks! 1996
SH Sleepy Hollow 1999
PA Planet of the Apes 2001
BF Big Fish 2003
CF Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005
CB Corpse Bride 2005
ST Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 2007
AW Alice in Wonderland 2010
DS Dark Shadows 2012
FW Frankenweenie 2012

Cast[edit]

Individual PB BJ BM ES BR EW MA SH PA BF CF CB ST AW DS FW
Steven Brill Yes Yes
Helena Bonham Carter[4] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Johnny Depp[5] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Danny DeVito[6] Yes Yes Yes
Conchata Ferrell[7] Yes Yes
Albert Finney[8] Yes Yes
Carmen Filpi[9] Yes Yes Yes
Michael Gough[10] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pat Hingle[11] Yes Yes
Jan Hooks[12] Yes Yes
Rance Howard[13] Yes Yes
Jeffrey Jones[14] Yes Yes Yes
O-Lan Jones[15] Yes Yes
Michael Keaton[16] Yes Yes Yes
Martin Landau[17] Yes Yes Yes
Christopher Lee[18] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lisa Marie[19] Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jack Nicholson[20] Yes Yes
Catherine O'Hara[21] Yes Yes
Jessica Oyelowo Yes Yes
Sarah Jessica Parker[22] Yes Yes
Michelle Pfeiffer[23] Yes Yes
Missi Pyle[24] Yes Yes
Paul Reubens[25] Yes Yes
Alan Rickman[26] Yes Yes
Deep Roy[27] Yes Yes Yes Yes
Winona Ryder[28] Yes Yes Yes
Diane Salinger[29] Yes Yes
Glenn Shadix[30] Yes Yes
Martin Short[31] Yes Yes
Sylvia Sidney[32] Yes Yes
Timothy Spall[33] Yes Yes
Christopher Walken[34] Yes Yes
Frank Welker[35] Yes Yes Yes
Paul Whitehouse[36] Yes Yes

Crew[edit]

Burton also often works with certain crew members in multiple directing projects. This includes screenwriters Caroline Thompson, John August, Seth Grahame-Smith, and Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, producers Denise Di Novi, Allison Abbate, and Richard D. Zanuck, composer Danny Elfman, costume designer Colleen Atwood, production designers Bo Welch, Alex McDowell, and Rick Heinrichs, cinematographers Philippe Rousselot, Dariusz Wolski, and Bruno Delbonnel, and editor/executive producer Chris Lebenzon. Burton has worked with fellow producer/director Timur Bekmambetov and producer Jim Lemley on 9 (2009) and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012), for which Bekmambetov also served as director.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Danny Elfman filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jason Hervey filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Vincent Price filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Helena Bonham Carter filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Johnny Depp filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Danny DeVito filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Conchata Ferrell filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Albert Finney filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Carmen Filpi filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Michael Gough filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Pat Hingle filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Jan Hooks filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Rance Howard filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Jeffrey Jones filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  15. ^ "O-Lan Jones filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Michael Keaton filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Martin Landau filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Christopher Lee filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Lisa Marie filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  20. ^ "Jack Nicholson filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  21. ^ "Catherine O'Hara filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Sarah Jessica Parker filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  23. ^ "Michelle Pfeiffer filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  24. ^ "Missi Pyle filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  25. ^ "Paul Reubens filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  26. ^ "Alan Rickman filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  27. ^ "Deep Roy filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  28. ^ "Winona Ryder filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  29. ^ "Diane Salinger filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  30. ^ "Glenn Shadix filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  31. ^ "Martin Short filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  32. ^ "Sylvia Sidney filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  33. ^ "Timothy Spall filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  34. ^ "Christopher Walken filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  35. ^ "Frank Welker filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  36. ^ "Paul Whitehouse filmography". AllMovie. AllRovi. Retrieved October 20, 2012.