Danny Elfman

 

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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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Danny Elfman

Born 1953-05-29 (65 years ago) in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Height 178 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music (Desperate Housewives) 57th Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 Desperate Housewives
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Score (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) 2005 Kalle och chokladfabriken
BMI Film Music Award (Spider-Man) 2003 Spider-Man
BMI Film Music Award (Chicago) 2003 Chicago
Saturn Award for Best Music (Spider-Man) 2003 Spider-Man
Satellite Award for Best Original Score (Sleepy Hollow) 4th Golden Satellite Awards 2000 Sleepy Hollow
Saturn Award for Best Music (Men in Black) 1998 Men in Black
Saturn Award for Best Music (Mars Attacks!) 1997 Mars Attacks!
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition (The Batman Theme) 32nd Annual Grammy Awards 1989 The Batman Theme
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Milk) 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 2009 Milk
Academy Award for Best Original Music Score (Milk) 81st Academy Awards 2008 Milk
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Composer (Milk) 14th Critics' Choice Awards 2008 Milk
Satellite Award for Best Original Score (Milk) 13th Satellite Awards 2008 Milk
Satellite Award for Best Original Score (Corpse Bride) 10th Satellite Awards 2005 Corpse Bride
Satellite Award for Best Original Score (Spider-Man 2) 10th Satellite Awards 2005 Spider-Man 2
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Composer (Big Fish) 9th Critics' Choice Awards 2003 Big Fish
Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score (Big Fish) 61st Golden Globe Awards 2003 Big Fish
BAFTA Award for Best Film Music (Chicago) 56th British Academy Film Awards 2003 Chicago
Satellite Award for Best Original Score (Proof of Life) 5th Golden Satellite Awards 2001 Proof of Life
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Bridget Fonda(Gifta: 2003-11-29–) 2003-11-29 Gifta
Children

Oliver Elfman, Mali Elfman, Lola Elfman

Parents

Blossom Elfman, Milton Elfman

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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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