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Guillermo del Toro


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 (1973)) and worked on making his own short films. At the age of 21, del Toro executive... See full bio »

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  Pinocchio (story) (announced)
 2015 Crimson Peak (screenplay) (post-production)
 2013 Pacific Rim (screenplay)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (screenplay)
 2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (screenplay)
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 Pan's Labyrinth (written by)
 2004 Hellboy (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2001 The Devil's Backbone (written by)
 1997 Mimic (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1993 Cronos (screenplay)
 1987 Geometria (Short) (screenplay)
 1985 Doña Lupe (Short) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Maquette construction for film Love Lies (1989). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 20 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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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. See more »

Trivia:

Dec. 2007 - Ranked #37 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood. See more »

Trademark:

His films frequently show an autopsy or have a scene set in a morge. The autopsy is often performed over a non-human character. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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