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Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I remember the worst experience of my life, even above the kidnapping of my father, was shooting Mimic
(1997) [del Toro's first Hollywood feature, in 1997, which was severely compromised by producer interference]. Because what was happening to me and the movie was far more illogical than kidnapping, which is brutal, but at least there are rules. Now when I look at Mimic, what I see is the pain of...
In a January 2007 interview on the radio program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross
," said that his strictly Catholic grandmother was a "Piper Laurie
(1976)" figure in his childhood. He told Gross that his grandmother would require him to mortify himself in self-punishment, in one case placing metal bottle caps into his shoes so that the soles of his feet were bloodied while walking to school....
Uses a lot of religious relics and artifacts. Always mentions Catholicism