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Danny Elfman

Danny ElfmanAKA Daniel Robert Elfman

Born: 29-May-1953
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA [1]

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Oingo Boingo, movie composer

[1] Many sources, including Laura Kuhn and Nicolas Slonimsky, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (2004), stipulate that Elfman was born in Amarillo, Texas. But the truth is revealed in an interview with Carvin Knowles, Jewish Journal, 20 September 2007, "Elfman was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Baldwin Hills, where he attended Audubon Junior High School." Quoting Elfman himself, "After doing bios for years, I started making stuff up. I used to say I was from Hungary or Texas. The Amarillo one stuck. That was just one sick moment."

Father: (USAF)
Mother: Blossom Elfman
Brother: Richard Elfman (film director)
Wife: (div.)
Wife: Bridget Fonda (actress, m. 29-Nov-2003, one child)
Daughter: Lola
Daughter: Mali
Son: Oliver Elfman (b. Jan-2005, by Fonda)
Girlfriend: Caroline Thompson

    High School: University High School, Los Angeles, CA

    Oingo Boingo
    Risk Factors: Malaria

    With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (24-Jul-2010) · Himself
    Corpse Bride (8-Sep-2005) [VOICE]
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (13-Jul-2005) [VOICE]
    The Gift (20-Dec-2000)
    The Nightmare Before Christmas (13-Oct-1993) [VOICE]
    Back to School (13-Jun-1986) · Oingo Boingo Band Member
    Urgh! A Music War (19-Nov-1981) · Himself
    Forbidden Zone (21-Mar-1980)
    I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (29-Oct-1977)
    Hot Tomorrows (1-Apr-1977)

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