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Danny Elfman

Daniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953)[2] is an American composer, singer, songwriter, and record producer. From 1976 to 1995 he was the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo.

In 1976 Elfman entered the film industry as an actor. In 1982 he scored his first film, Forbidden Zone, directed by his older brother Richard Elfman. Among his honors are four Academy Award nominations, a Grammy for Batman,[3] an Emmy for Desperate Housewives,[4] the 2002 Richard Kirk Award,[5] and the Disney Legend Award.

He composed for Livin' the Life with the Stereotypes, along with Mark Mothersbaugh.

Discography

Rleased.--> Elfman also composed the music for the Hollywood Pictures logo (an excerpt from his main title for Sommersby was subsequently used as the logo music for Regency, the company that made it). He has also written the theme music and occasional episodic scores for several television series, including: His other work includes:
Year Film Role/Directed by Type of recording / Album Released by Notes / Accolades
1977 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden Yri drummer Also featured Richard Elfman
Hot Tomorrows Singer / Directed by Martin Brest
1981 Urgh! A Music War Himself Part of Oingo Boingo
1982 Forbidden Zone Satan / Directed by Richard Elfman Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
1984 Good Morning, Mr. Orwell Himself Part of Oingo Boingo
1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure Tim Burton Original soundtrack released as part of the Elfman/Burton box set
1986 Back to School Himself / Directed by Alan Metter Part of Oingo Boingo
Wisdom Emilio Estevez Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
1987 Summer School Carl Reiner Soundtrack (includes one Elfman song; no score) Only unreleased Elfman film score to date
1988 Beetlejuice Tim Burton Soundtrack Geffen Records
Midnight Run Martin Brest Soundtrack MCA
Big Top Pee-wee Randal Kleiser Soundtrack (including dialogue) Arista (reissued by PEG); expanded album without dialogue released by La-La Land Records
Hot to Trot Michael Dinner Suite included on Music for a Darkened Theatre, Vol. 1
Scrooged Richard Donner Suite included on Music for a Darkened Theatre, Vol. 1; complete score released by La-La Land Records
1989 Batman Tim Burton Batman (score) Soundtrack re-released with complete score from La-La Land Records Won his only Grammy 32nd Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
1990 Nightbreed Clive Barker Soundtrack MCA
Dick Tracy Warren Beatty Soundtrack Sire Records Nominated for 33rd Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Darkman Sam Raimi Soundtrack MCA
Edward Scissorhands Tim Burton Soundtrack MCA Nominated for 34th Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
1992 Article 99 Howard Deutch Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
Batman Returns Tim Burton Soundtrack Warner Bros. Records; re-released with complete score from La-La Land Records
1993 Sommersby Jon Amiel Soundtrack Elektra
Army of Darkness Sam Raimi "March of the Dead" theme by Danny Elfman.
Rest of the score by Joseph LoDuca
Varèse Sarabande
Nightmare Before Christmas, TheThe Nightmare Before Christmas Henry Selick Soundtrack Walt Disney Records
1994 Black Beauty Caroline Thompson Soundtrack expanded edition released by La-La Land Records
1995 Dolores Claiborne Taylor Hackford Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
Dead Presidents Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes Soundtrack (one Elfman track; suite also included on Music for a Darkened Theatre Vol. 2)
To Die For Gus Van Sant Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande (score + songs)
1996 Mission: Impossible Brian De Palma Soundtrack (songs + three brief Elfman suites) Phillips
Score album Point Music
Frighteners, TheThe Frighteners Peter Jackson Soundtrack MCA
Freeway Matthew Bright Suite included on Music for a Darkened Theatre Vol. 2
Extreme Measures Michael Apted Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
Mars Attacks! Tim Burton Soundtrack Atlantic;
expanded edition released by La-La Land Records
First Elfman score to get an expanded release
1997 Men in Black Barry Sonnenfeld Soundtrack (two Elfman cues) Nominated for 70th Academy Award for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score &
for 40th Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Score album Columbia
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Men in Black Barry Sonnenfeld Soundtrack (with Hans Zimmer) Columbia
Flubber Les Mayfield Soundtrack Walt Disney Records
Good Will Hunting Gus Van Sant Soundtrack (two Elfman cues); score album released by Music Box Nominated for 70th Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score
1998 Simple Plan, AA Simple Plan Sam Raimi Soundtrack Compass III
A Civil Action Steven Zaillian Soundtrack
1999 Instinct Jon Turteltaub Soundtrack
Anywhere But Here Wayne Wang Soundtrack (includes one score suite) Atlantic
Sleepy HollowTim BurtonSoundtrack Hollywood Records
2000 Proof of Life Taylor Hackford Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
The Gift Sam Raimi Cameo appearance
Family Man, TheThe Family Man Brett Ratner Soundtrack (two Elfman cues) Sire Records
2001 Planet of the ApesTim BurtonSoundtrack SME; complete score released by La-La Land
2002 Spider-Man Sam Raimi Song album Nominated for 45th Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Score album
Men in Black II Barry Sonnenfeld Soundtrack Columbia Records
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Meets Men in Black II Barry Sonnenfeld Soundtrack (with John Debney and Hans Zimmer) Columbia Records
Red Dragon Brett Ratner Soundtrack Decca Records
Chicago Rob Marshall Soundtrack (two Elfman tracks)
2003 Hulk Ang Lee Soundtrack Columbia Records
Big Fish Tim Burton Soundtrack Nominated for 76th Academy Award for Best Original Score,
for 61st Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score &
for 47th Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
2004 Spider-Man 2 Sam Raimi Soundtrack
Score album
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tim Burton Soundtrack Nominated for 48th Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media (Wonka's Welcome Song)
Corpse Bride Tim Burton Soundtrack
2006 Deep Sea 3D Howard Hall Serenada Schizophrana
Nacho Libre Jared Hess Soundtrack (score suite)
Charlotte's Web Gary Winick Soundtrack
2007 Meet the Robinsons Stephen Anderson Soundtrack
Tom and Jerry Meet the Robinson Stephen Anderson Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
Kingdom, TheThe Kingdom Peter Berg Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
2008 Standard Operating Procedure Errol Morris Soundtrack
Wanted Timur Bekmambetov Soundtrack
Hellboy II: The Golden Army Guillermo del Toro Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
Milk Gus Van Sant Soundtrack Decca Records Nominated for 81st Academy Award for Best Original Score &
for 52nd Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
2009 Notorious George Tillman, Jr. Soundtrack (one Elfman track) Universal Music Group
Terminator Salvation McG Soundtrack Warner Bros. Records
9 Shane Acker Soundtrack. Elfman's music themes only, score composed by Deborah Lurie. Rhino Records
score album Lakeshore Records
Taking Woodstock Ang Lee Song soundtrack with four Elfman cues Rhino Records
score album La-La Land Records
2010 Wolfman, TheThe Wolfman Joe Johnston Soundtrack Varèse Sarabande
Alice in Wonderland Tim Burton Soundtrack Walt Disney Records Nominated for 68th Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score &
for 53rd Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Next Three Days, TheThe Next Three Days Paul Haggis Soundtrack Lionsgate
2011 Restless Gus Van Sant Soundtrack La-La Land Records
Real Steel Shawn Levy Song album with one Elfman cut Interscope
score album Varèse Sarabande
2012 Dark Shadows Tim Burton Song album with two Elfman cuts
score album WaterTower Music
Men in Black 3 Barry Sonnenfeld Soundtrack Sony Classical
Tom and Jerry: Men in Black 3 Barry Sonnenfeld Soundtrack Sony Classical
Frankenweenie Tim Burton Soundtrack Walt Disney Records
Silver Linings Playbook David O. Russell Song album with two Elfman cuts
score album Sony Classical
Hitchcock Sacha Gervasi Soundtrack Sony Masterworks
Promised Land Gus Van Sant Soundtrack Relativity Music Group
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful Sam Raimi Soundtrack Walt Disney Records
Epic Chris Wedge Soundtrack Columbia Records
American Hustle David O. Russell Song album with one Elfman cutMadison Gate Records
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Rob Minkoff Soundtrack Relativity Music Group
The Unknown Known Errol Morris Soundtrack La La Land Records
Big Eyes Tim Burton Song/score album with six Elfman cuts Interscope
2015 The End of the Tour James Ponsoldt Soundtrack Lakeshore Records
Fifty Shades of Grey Sam Taylor-Wood Soundtrack (two score cuts) Republic Records
score album Republic Records
Avengers: Age of Ultron Joss Whedon Soundtrack (composed with Brian Tyler) Hollywood Records
Goosebumps Rob Letterman Soundtrack Sony Classical
2016 Before I Wake Mike Flanagan Soundtrack
Tulip Fever Justin Chadwick Soundtrack
Alice Through the Looking Glass James Bobin Soundtrack Walt Disney Records
2017
2018 The Radical Teens Jason Reitman Soundtrack Nick Records
2016 Guns Out Tom Cruise Soundtrack Nick Records
2019 Family Guy: The Movie Seth MacFarlane Soundtrack Relatively Music Group
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