Danny Elfman (b. 29 May 1953 in Los Angeles, CA) is an American musician and composer. Danny Elfman was the lead vocalist and creative force behind the Los Angeles-based band [a=Oingo Boingo] from 1976 until its breakup in 1995. In addition to [a=Oingo Boingo], he is well known for his work on motion picture soundtracks, particularly through his long-time collaborations with movie producer/director, [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Tim+Burton+%282%29]Tim Burton[/url]. He has also composed several tv-show themes, including the Simpsons, Desperate Housewives and Sledge Hammer!. In 2005 he released his first non-movie related classical work "Serenada Schizophrana". He is married to actress [a=Bridget Fonda].