Danny ElfmanDaniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He first became well known as the singer-songwriter for the new wave band Oingo Boingo in the early 1980s, and has since garnered international recognition for writing over 100 feature film scores, as well as compositions for television, stage productions, and the concert hall.
Elfman has frequently worked with directors Tim Burton, Sam Raimi, and Gus Van Sant, with notable achievements the scores for 16 Burton-directed films including ''Batman,'' ''Edward Scissorhands, Alice in Wonderland'', and ''Dumbo''; Raimi's ''Spider-Man'', ''Spider-Man 2'', and ''Oz the Great and Powerful''; and Van Sant's Academy Award-nominated films ''Good Will Hunting'' and ''Milk''. He wrote music for all of the ''Men in Black'' and ''Fifty Shades of Grey'' franchise films, the songs and score for the Burton-produced animated musical ''The Nightmare Before Christmas'', and the themes for the popular television series ''Desperate Housewives'' and ''The Simpsons''.
Among his honors are four Oscar nominations, two Emmy Awards, a Grammy, six Saturn Awards for Best Music, the 2002 Richard Kirk Award, the 2015 Disney Legend Award, and the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award in 2017. Provided by Wikipedia
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