Co-funder of the Special Effects production company "Necropia" (1985) in association with Rigo Mora
. The Necropia's first work in movies was to built a "Mexican curious" Marquette that it's supposed to be constructed by two characters in the Alfredo Ripstein hijo
picture "Mentiras Pia dosas" (1988). The last professional work ...
1 Print Biography |
24 Interviews |
21 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
The horror story was birthed when we became sedentary cavemen and started telling scary stories to keep the children from wandering off into the night. Today, there's nothing more cathartic for a guy in a three-piece suit, someone super wound-up and super-tight, to get on a roller-coaster of a horror film and scream like a madman.
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....
His films frequently show an autopsy or have a scene set in a morge. The autopsy is often performed over a non-human character.