Daniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Elfman first became known for being the lead singer and songwriter for the band Oingo Boingo from 1974 to 1995 . He is well known for scoring films and television shows, in particular his frequent collaborations with director Tim Burton.
In 1976, Elfman entered the film industry as an actor. In 1980, he scored his first film, Forbidden Zone, directed by his older brother Richard Elfman. Among his honors are four Oscar nominations, a Grammy for Batman, an Emmy for Desperate Housewives, six Saturn Awards for Best Music, the 2002 Richard Kirk Award and the Disney Legend Award.
|1990||Edward Scissorhands (Music From the Motion Picture)||MCA Records||17||1997||Men In Black: The Score||Columbia Records||16||2001||Planet of the Apes (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||Sony Classical||15||2002||Spider-Man (Original Motion Picture Score)||Columbia Records||15||2004||Spider-Man 2 (Original Motion Picture Score)||Columbia Records||15||2007||The Kingdom (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||Varèse Sarabande||13||2010||Alice In Wonderland (Original Soundtrack)||Walt Disney Records||24||2015||Fifty Shades of Grey (Original Motion Picture Score)||Republic Records||16||2015||Avengers: Age of Ultron (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||Hollywood Records||29||2016||Alice Through the Looking Glass (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||Walt Disney Records||28||2017||Justice League (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||WaterTower Music||27|