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Danny Elfman (Daniel Robert Elfman)

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Biography

Los Angeles, California, USA
As Danny Elfman was growing up in the Los Angeles area, he was largely unaware of his talent for composing. It wasn't until the early 1970s that Danny and his older brother Richard Elfman started a musical troupe while in Paris; the group "Mystic Knights of Oingo-Boingo" was created for Richard's directorial debut, Forbidden Zone (1980) (now considered a cult classic by Elfman fans). The group's name went through many incarnations over the years, beginning with "The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo" and eventually just Oingo Boingo. While continuing to compose eclectic, intelligent rock music for his L.A. Read more...

Actor

Character: Jack Skellington - Singing Voice / Barrel / Clown with the Tear Away Face

The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993

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Character: Himself - Oingo Boingo

Urgh! A Music War 1981

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Character: Himself

Dr. X's Creatures 2003

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Character: Tommy Lee Ballard

The Gift 2000

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Original Score

The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009

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Character: Himself

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Character: Himself - Composer

Slashers 0

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Character: Himself

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Writing

Composing

Character: Jack Skellington - Singing Voice / Barrel / Clown with the Tear Away Face

The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993

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