Guillermo del Toro


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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 ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 92 wins & 125 nominations. See more awards »

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(2006)
Hellboy Writer
(2004)
(2017)
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Filmography

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  Nightmare Alley (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2021 Pinocchio (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2019 Wizards (TV Series) (creator) (pre-production)
 2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (screenplay)
  3Below: Tales of Arcadia (TV Series short) (created by - 19 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (story by - 2 episodes, 2018) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2018)
- Ill Gotten Gains (2019) ... (creator)
- Mother's Day (2019) ... (creator)
- Dogfight Days of Summer (2019) ... (creator)
- Moonlight Run (2019) ... (creator)
  Trollhunters (TV Series short) (created by - 52 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (based on the book by - 4 episodes, 2017) (written by - 2 episodes, 2016) (story by - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2016)
- The Eternal Knight Pt.2 (2018) ... (creator)
- The Eternal Knight Pt.1 (2018) ... (creator)
- Jimhunters (2018) ... (creator)
- A House Divided (2018) ... (creator)
- The Oath (2018) ... (creator)
  The Strain (TV Series) (created by - 45 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (based on the novels by - 44 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2015) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Last Stand (2017) ... (based on the novels by) / (creator)
- The Traitor (2017) ... (based on the novels by) / (creator)
- Extraction (2017) ... (based on the novels by) / (creator)
- Ouroboros (2017) ... (based on the novels by) / (creator)
- Tainted Love (2017) ... (based on the novels by) / (creator)
 2017 The Shape of Water (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2015 Crimson Peak (written by)
 2013 De Hobbit: de Woestenij van Smaug (screenplay)
 2013 Pacific Rim (screenplay)
 2012 De Hobbit: Een onverwachte reis (screenplay)
 2012 Dark Horse Motion Comics (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Strain (2012) ... (story)
 2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (screenplay)
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army - Prologue (Video short) (screenplay - as Guillermo Del Toro) / (story - as Guillermo Del Toro)
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army - Zinco Epilogue (Video short) (screenplay - as Guillermo Del Toro) / (story - as Guillermo Del Toro)
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Hellboy: The Science of Evil (Video Game) (story)
 2006 El laberinto del fauno: Detras de las camaras (Video documentary short)
 2006 Pan's Labyrinth (written by)
 2004 Hellboy (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2001 El espinazo del diablo (written by)
 1997 Mimic (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1993 Cronos (written by)
 1988-1989 Hora Marcada (TV Series) (screenplay - 4 episodes)
- Hamburguesas (1989) ... (screenplay)
- Invasión (1988) ... (screenplay)
- Con todo para llevar (1988) ... (screenplay)
- Caminos de Ayer (1988) ... (screenplay)
 1987 Geometria (Short) (screenplay)
 1986 Doña Lupe (Short) (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Strain" (with Chuck Hogan) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 23 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

My life is a suitcase. I am the traveling Mexican. See more »

Trivia:

When casting his films he looks first for interesting, engaging, eyes in a prospective actor or actress. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Libra

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