Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (
The Exorcist) and worked on making his own short films...See full bio »
I like pictures that are perverse and intelligent, something that you actually take home with you. 'Black Sabbath' might not make you jump every minute but [Mario] Brava makes indefatigable images and [Jack] Clayton's so creepy and powerful he's going to outlive the filmmakers going for short-term scares.
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