Billy Raymond Burton
Nowadays, celebrity children are gaining the spotlight due to their parents. Well, in this case, we can talk about Billy Raymond Burton, who is the child of the famous English actress Helena Bonham Carter and her former partner, Tim Burton. The latter is a filmmaker who has made popular classics like “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Ed Wood,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “ Corpse Bride” and others.
Currently, Billy Raymond Burton is now a teenager. He is also pretty popular in the entertainment industry. So are you curious to know if he is all into today’s internet fame, or does he simply prefer to stay away from the spotlight? Stay tuned to our article; we will share some interesting details of his life here. Let us take a look! Wiki
Did You Know Billy Raymond Burton Is Of Spanish Descent?
Raymond Burton was born in London, England, on October 4th, 2003. His maternal grandfather was from a well-known British political family. In fact, Burton’s grandfather was a merchant banker. Moreover, he also worked as the alternative British director representing the Bank of England at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC., during the 1960s.
As per the reports, Billy’s maternal grandmother is a psychotherapist. She has Spanish and mostly Jewish ancestry. However, from his father’s side, Billy has a bit of German, Norwegian, Russian, and Swedish lineage.
Who Are Billy Raymond Burton’s Famous Parents?
As we said earlier, Billy Raymond’s father, Tim Burton, is a popular director and producer. People know him for his gothic fantasy and horror films. Some of his most notable films include “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands, “Ed Wood,” and a few others.
In addition, Tim has also helmed the superhero films like Batman and Batman Returns. Moreover, Billy’s father has also directed the fantasy drama “Big Fish” and children’s films like “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Alice in Wonderland,” and others. For all these, he has also received nominations for two Academy, three BAFTA, Emmy, and a Golden Globe.
At the same time, Billy’s mother, Helena Bonham Carter, is also pretty well-known for her works. Some of her most popular films include “Hamlet,” “Howards End,” “Fight Club,” “Harry Potter Series,” and a few others. She is also the recipient of the British Academy Film Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and many more.
Which Of The Films Did Billy Burton Appear In?
Many of you who are fans of Billy Burton probably knew that he had been appearing way before he could have his own consciousness. In fact, he also portrayed a Baby in Stroller in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and a boy on the beach in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
At the same time, he is also the Boy at Dock in “Alice in Wonderland,” a boy at the train station in “Dark Shadows,” and a boy at Park in “Big Eyes.” So yes, Billy has been acting for a long time and will surely appear in lead roles as he grows up.
Did You Know Johnny Depp Is Billy’s Godfather?
Yes, you read it right. The famous actor Johnny Depp is indeed Billy Raymond Burton’s Godfather. This is because he is Tim Burton’s longtime friend. Depp has been in touch with both of Billy’s parents since the movie “Edward Scissorhands.” He has remained in close contact with Tim and Helena for over 30 years and together in many films.
Despite being friends with him for a long time, Tim hesitated to ask Depp to become his son’s godfather. So when his wife spoke to Depp on the phone on her ex-partner’s behalf, he agreed to it at once.
So as we conclude, we can say that Billy Raymond Burton is among the most popular celebrity kids in the present generation. He has already appeared in a couple of films in minor roles. As per the sources, he too wishes to become an actor someday and follow in his parent’s footsteps. We hope he can achieve a lot in the future and fulfill all his dreams.