Birth Name: Tim Burton
Birth Place: Burbank, California, USA
Born on Aug. 25, 1958 in Burbank, CA, Burton grew up a lonely and isolated child who quickly became disenchanted with his homogenized suburban surroundings. Burton's withdrawal from his home life - particularly from his father - led him to spend time daydreaming, watching B-movies and pouring through issues of Famous Monsters of Filmland. Eventually, his inability to communicate - coupled with his fascination with the macabre side of Hollywood - sparked an interest in drawing and animation. When he was 10 years old, Burton went to live with his grandmother until he reached high school, much to the dismay of his parents. In that cauldron of simmering adolescence, Burton only grew more withdra...
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