Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman

  • Birthday: 1953-05-29
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also know as: Daniel Robert Elfman

Biography

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.

Filmography

Production

Sicko

2007

As Thanks

Mars Attacks!

1996

As Original Music Composer

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

2005

As Original Music Composer

Edward Scissorhands

1990

As Original Music Composer

Batman

1989

As Original Music Composer

Batman Returns

1992

As Original Music Composer

Terminator Salvation

2009

As Original Music Composer

Spider-Man

2002

As Original Music Composer

Spider-Man 2

2004

As Original Music Composer

To Die For

1995

As Original Music Composer

Big Fish

2003

As Original Music Composer

Men in Black

1997

As Original Music Composer

Men in Black II

2002

As Original Music Composer

Army of Darkness

1992

As Original Music Composer

Planet of the Apes

2001

As Original Music Composer

Mission: Impossible

1996

As Original Music Composer

Sommersby

1993

As Original Music Composer

Chicago

2002

As Original Music Composer

Good Will Hunting

1997

As Music

Hulk

2003

As Original Music Composer

A Simple Plan

1998

As Original Music Composer

Sleepy Hollow

1999

As Original Music Composer

Corpse Bride

2005

As Original Music Composer

Beetlejuice

1988

As Original Music Composer

The Frighteners

1996

As Original Music Composer

The Kingdom

2007

As Original Music Composer

Freeway

1996

As Original Music Composer

Pee-wee's Big Adventure

1985

As Original Music Composer

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

2008

As Original Music Composer

Big Top Pee-wee

1988

As Music

Extreme Measures

1996

As Original Music Composer

The Family Man

2000

As Original Music Composer

Dead Presidents

1995

As Original Music Composer

Dick Tracy

1990

As Music

Standard Operating Procedure

2008

As Original Music Composer

Alice in Wonderland

2010

As Original Music Composer

Wanted

2008

As Original Music Composer

Midnight Run

1988

As Original Music Composer

9

2009

As Original Music Composer

A Civil Action

1998

As Original Music Composer

Bordello of Blood

1996

As Original Music Composer

Taking Woodstock

2009

As Original Music Composer

The Nightmare Before Christmas

1993

As Original Music Composer

Hot to Trot

1988

As Original Music Composer

Red Dragon

2002

As Original Music Composer

Darkman

1990

As Original Music Composer

Scrooged

1988

As Music

Charlotte's Web

2006

As Original Music Composer

Men in Black 3

2012

As Original Music Composer

Notorious

2009

As Music

The Next Three Days

2010

As Original Music Composer

Dark Shadows

2012

As Original Music Composer

Forbidden Zone

1980

As Original Music Composer

Real Steel

2011

As Original Music Composer

Silver Linings Playbook

2012

As Original Music Composer

Frankenweenie

2012

As Music

Epic

2013

As Original Music Composer

Promised Land

2012

As Original Music Composer

American Hustle

2013

As Original Music Composer

The Flash

1990

As Music

Wisdom

1986

As Music

Summer School

1987

As Original Music Composer

Nightbreed

1990

As Original Music Composer

Back to School

1986

As Original Music Composer

The End of the Tour

2015

As Original Music Composer

Alice Through the Looking Glass

2016

As Original Music Composer

Deep Sea 3D

2006

As Original Music Composer

Avengers: Age of Ultron

2015

As Original Music Composer

Do Not Disturb

2010

As Music

Goosebumps

2015

As Original Music Composer

Fifty Shades of Grey

2015

As Original Music Composer

Hitchcock

2012

As Music

The Wolfman

2010

As Original Music Composer

Face Like a Frog

1988

As Music

Spy Kids

2001

As Songs

Spy Kids

2001

As Original Music Composer

Before I Wake

2016

As Original Music Composer

Fifty Shades Darker

2017

As Original Music Composer

Captain Sparky vs. The Flying Saucers

2013

As Original Music Composer

Proof of Life

2000

As Original Music Composer

Black Beauty

1994

As Original Music Composer

The Circle

2017

As Original Music Composer

Dolores Claiborne

1995

As Original Music Composer

The Girl on the Train

2016

As Original Music Composer

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

2018

As Original Music Composer

The Grinch

2018

As Music

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

2014

As Music

Justice League

2017

As Original Music Composer

Instinct

1999

As Original Music Composer

Dolittle

2020

As Music

Milk

2008

As Original Music Composer

Dumbo

2019

As Original Music Composer

Proud Iza

2008

As Music

Men in Black: International

2019

As Original Music Composer

Anywhere but Here

1999

As Music

Shrunken Heads

1994

As Music

Amazing Stories

1986

As Original Music Composer

Meet the Robinsons

2007

As Original Music Composer

Tulip Fever

2017

As Original Music Composer

Fifty Shades Freed

2018

As Original Music Composer

Nacho Libre

2006

As Original Music Composer

Big Eyes

2014

As Original Music Composer

The Woman in the Window

2021

As Original Music Composer

Dead Presidents

1995

As Music

The World of Stainboy

2000

As Music

Modern Vampires

1998

As Music

Psycho Path

2000

As Music Producer

Flubber

1997

As Original Music Composer

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

2022

As Original Music Composer

65

2023

As Original Music Composer

Novocaine

2001

As Music

The Unknown Known

2013

As Music

Restless

2011

As Music

Article 99

1992

As Music

The Final Moments

2020

As Music

Psycho

1998

As Music Producer

White Noise

2022

As Original Music Composer

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