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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 52 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pan's Labyrinth
(2006)
Hellboy
Hellboy Writer
(2004)
Pacific Rim
Pacific Rim Writer
(2013)

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 2017 The Shape of Water (screenplay by) / (story) (completed)
  Pinocchio (story) (announced)
 2015 Crimson Peak (written by)
 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)
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Other Works:

Nonfiction: "Alfred Hitchcock" (Critical research of Alfred Hitchcock films in a book edited and published by the University of Guadalajara.) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 21 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

The sign of a true friendship is when you can forgive success. See more »

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Has a photographic memory. See more »

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Films often feature a portal that leads to different worlds See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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