Glenn Shadix's personal life was full of trauma. He underwent aversion therapy as a teenager in an effort to be scared straight; a home he purchased in Alabama with his actor earnings burned down in 2008, less than a year after he bought it; and his death in the fall of 2010 was anchored in a seemingly harmless fall. However, thanks to filmmaker Tim Burton, he was plucked from an obscure stage play to star in several of the gifted artist's cinematic visions, beginning with the role of Otho Fenlock in "Beetlejuice". He went on to appear in both "The Nightmare before Christmas" and Burton's 2001 remake of "Planet of the Apes", and, bolstered by his working relationship with the filmmaker, he was able to leverage other work as well. Seinfeld fans will remember Shadix as Jerry's landlord, while TV cartoon aficionados know his voice from his work on such shows as "Teen Titans" and "Justice League Unlimited".