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Danny Elfman

Composer
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Born May 29, 1953
Age 62
Hometown Los Angeles
Other Names Daniel Robert Elf

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman is an American composer, best known for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman movie theme. He was the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995. He has scored the majority of the films for his long-time friend Tim Burton. Born in Los Angeles, he entered the film industry in 1976, initially as an actor.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on May 29, 1953.

TWENTIES

He is known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and later for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman film theme. … Read More
1982 29 Years Old He made his film scoring debut in 1982 for the film Forbidden Zone directed by his older brother Richard Elfman. … Read More

THIRTIES

1985 32 Years Old In 1985, Tim Burton and Paul Reubens invited Elfman to write the score for their first feature film, Pee-wee's Big Adventure. … Read More

FIFTIES

2003 50 Years Old …  On November 29, 2003, he married actress Bridget Fonda. … Read More
2007 54 Years Old When asked during a 2007 phone-in interview on XETRA-FM if he ever had any notions of performing in an Oingo Boingo reunion, Elfman immediately rejected the idea and stated that in the last few years with the band he had begun to develop significant and irreversible hearing damage as a result of his continuous exposure to the high noise levels involved in performing in a rock band. … Read More
2010 57 Years Old In November 2010, it was reported that Danny Elfman is writing the music for a planned musical based on the life of Harry Houdini.
2012 59 Years Old But, as of January 2012, he was no longer attached to the project.

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2013 60 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 2013, Elfman returned to the stage to sing his vocal parts to a handful of Nightmare Before Christmas songs as part of a concert titled Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton.
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