Billy Raymond Burton (born October 4, 2003) is an American film director, producer, artist, animator, voice actor and actor.
Early life Edit
Burton was born in Burbank, California to director Tim Burton and actress Helena Bonham Carter. His father is of Croatian, Dutch, English, French, German, Norwegian, Scottish and Swedish descent and His mother is of Ashkenazi Jewish, English, French, Irish and Spanish descent. He has a younger sister Nell Burton who is an actress. As a preteen, Burton would make short films in his backyard on Evergreen Street using traditional animation, stop motion and computer animation. Burton studied at Burbank High School, but he was not a particularly good student. He was a very introspective person, and found his pleasure in painting, drawing and watching films. His future work would be heavily influenced by the works of such childhood heroes as Dr. Seuss and Roald Dahl.
He worked as a director, producer, storyboard artist and screenwriter at Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Universal Animation, Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, 20th Century Fox, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros., Lionsgate Films, and Paramount Pictures
Personal life Edit
Burton has close friends with Jack Depp.
- Main article: Billy Burton filmography
Frequent collaborations Edit
- Main article: List of frequent Billy Burton collaborations