May 29, 1953 (70)
Danny Elfman is an American composer, producer, and singer best known for his work scoring films and television shows. He rose to fame in the 1980s as the lead singer and songwriter of the new wave band Oingo Boingo before transitioning to a successful career as a composer. Elfman has since become one of the most recognizable and influential composers in the film and television industry, with over 100 credits to his name. He has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including an Emmy Award and four Grammy Award nominations. Elfman’s unique and versatile style, combining elements of classical music, rock, and world music, has made him a sought-after collaborator by filmmakers and producers around the world. With his exceptional talent and decades of experience, Danny Elfman is widely regarded as one of the greatest film composers of all time.