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Danny Elfman

Composer Danny Elfman
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Full Name: Daniel Robert Elfman
Profession: Composer

United States of America

Why Famous: 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" movie theme. He has scored the majority of his long-time friend Tim Burton's movies.

Born: May 29, 1953
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Age: 68 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 2003-11-29 Composer and former Oingo Boingo singer Danny Elfman (50) weds actress Bridget Fonda (39) at First Congressional Church in Los Angeles

Historical Events

  • 1990-02-21 "The Batman Theme" by Danny Elfman wins Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition at 32nd Annual Grammy Awards

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