Danny Elfman

  • Actor, Music

May 29, 1953  in Los Angeles, California, United States Of America

Also Known as: Daniel Robert Elfman, Danny Elfman

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A popular American music composer, singer, songwriter and recording producer, Danny Elfman is known for his work in the Hollywood film and American TV industry. The lead singer of the erstwhile band Oingo Boingo, Elfman is noted for his frequent association with the Hollywood director Tim Burton. Elfman strted his career in the film industry as an actor (1976) before eventually turning composer with Forbidden Zone (1982). The winner of several prestigious awards including a Grammy, an Emmy award and four Academy nominations, Elfman has composed music for several popular films like Midnight Run (1988), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Mission: Impossible (1996), Men in Black (1997), Men in Black II (2002), Big Fish (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2010), Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), and The Circle (2017), an American film directed by James Ponsoldt. The composer`s other credits include Justice League (3D) (2017), The Grinch (2018), Dumbo (2019). Men in Black: International (2019) and The Voyage Of Doctor Dolittle (2019).