Biography

Guillermo del Toro (born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican director, producer, screenwriter, novelist and designer. He is mostly known for his acclaimed films, Pan's Labyrinth and the Hellboy film franchise. He is a frequent collaborator with Ron Perlman, Federico Luppi and Doug Jones. His films draw heavily on sources as diverse as weird fiction, fantasy and war.

Guillermo del Toro (born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican director, producer, screenwriter, novelist and designer. He is mostly known for his acclaimed films, Pan's Labyrinth and the Hellboy film franchise. He is a frequent collaborator with Ron Perlman, Federico Luppi and Doug Jones. His films draw heavily on sources as diverse as weird fiction, fantasy and war.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 106

Birthday 1964-10-09

Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

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Also Known As

  • 기예르모 델 토로
  • Γκιγιέρμο Ντελ Τόρο

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Zanbato Director
Nightmare Alley Director
Fantastic Voyage Director
2021 Pinocchio Director
2017 The Shape of Water Director
2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2 episodes)Director
2015 Crimson Peak Director
2014 The Strain (1 episode)Director
2013 Pacific Rim Director
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Director
2006 Pan's Labyrinth Director
2004 Hellboy Director
2002 Blade II Director
2001 The Devil's Backbone Director
1997 Mimic Director
1993 Cronos Director
1987 Geometria Director
1985 Doña Lupe Director

Acting

Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business
2019 Surrealistic Nightmares: An In-depth Look at Walloon Horror Cinema as himself
2019 Elvis Goes There (1 episode) as Himself
2019 The House is Alive: Constructing 'Crimson Peak'
2018 James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction (2 episodes) as Himself
2018 Night of the Living Dead: Light in the Darkness as Himself
2017 78/52 as Himself
2017 Five Came Back (3 episodes) as Himself as Himself
2015 Creature Designers: The Frankenstein Complex as Himself
2015 Extraordinary Tales as Narrator (voice) (segment 'The Pit and the Pendulum')
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself
2014 The Book of Life as Land of the Remembered Captain's Wife (voice)
2014 Guillermo del Toro Interviews Paul Williams as Himself
2013 Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics as Himself
2013 The Digital Artistry of Pacific Rim as Self
2013 Spanish Gothic as Himself
2013 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster as Himself
2012 El Santos vs la Tetona Mendoza as Gamborimbo Ponx
2012 Men in Suits as Himself
2012 Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss as Himself
2011 Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan as himself
2011 Puss in Boots as Comandante / Hombre del bigote (voice)
2011 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope as Himself
2009 North by Northwest: One for the Ages as Himself
2009 The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style as Himself
2008 El último truco as Himself
2008 Hellboy: In Service of the Demon as Himself
2008 In the Master's Shadow: Hitchcock's Legacy as Himself
2008 Saul Bass: Title Champ as Himself
2008 Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown as Himself
2008 Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound as Himself
2008 Pure Cinema: Through the Eyes of the Master as Himself
2007 The Color and the Shape as Himself
2007 El fauno y las hadas as Himself
2007 The Melody Echoes the Fairy Tale as Himself
2007 The Power of Myth as Himself
2005 Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy
2004 Hellboy: The Seeds of Creation as Himself
2004 Que es un Fantasma?: The Making of 'The Devil's Backbone' as Interviewee
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2 episodes)
2002 Masters of Horror as Guillermo del TORO
2002 HypaSpace (1 episode) as Himself

Production

Nightmare Alley Producer
Justice League Dark Producer
The Bloody Benders Producer
The Haunted Mansion Producer
Slaughterhouse-Five Producer
2021 Pinocchio Producer
2020 The Witches Producer
2019 Antlers Producer
2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Producer
2018 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (13 episodes)Executive Producer
2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising Producer
2017 The Shape of Water Producer
2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (52 episodes)Executive Producer
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 Executive Producer
2015 Crimson Peak Producer
2015 The Thin Yellow Line Producer
2014 The Book of Life Producer
2013 Pacific Rim Producer
2013 Mama Executive Producer
2012 Rise of the Guardians Executive Producer
2012 The Captured Bird Executive Producer
2011 Puss in Boots Executive Producer
2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Producer
2010 Julia's Eyes Producer
2010 Biutiful Producer
2010 BlackBoxTV Presents (1 episode)Producer
2009 Splice Producer
2009 Rage Producer
2008 Rudo & Cursi Producer
2008 While She Was Out Executive Producer
2008 Cosas insignificantes Producer
2007 The Orphanage Executive Producer
2006 Pan's Labyrinth Producer
2004 Chronicles Producer
2002 I Murder Seriously Executive Producer
2001 The Devil's Backbone Producer
1999 Un Embrujo Producer
1987 Geometria Producer
1985 Dona Herlinda and Her Son Executive Producer
1985 Doña Lupe Executive Producer Casting

Writing

Nightmare Alley Screenplay
The Haunted Mansion Writer
2021 Pinocchio Screenplay
2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Screenplay
2017 The Shape of Water Story Screenplay
2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2 episodes)Story (1 episode)Teleplay
2015 Crimson Peak Writer
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Screenplay
2014 The Strain (13 episodes)Writer
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Screenplay
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 - Zinco Epilogue Screenplay
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Screenplay
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army - Prologue Screenplay
2007 Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron Creative Producer
2006 Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms Creative Producer
2006 Pan's Labyrinth Screenplay
2004 Hellboy Screenplay
2001 The Devil's Backbone Screenplay
1997 Mimic Screenstory Screenplay
1993 Cronos Screenplay
1990 Morir en el golfo Storyboard
1987 Geometria Writer
1985 Doña Lupe Screenplay

Crew

2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Thanks
2013 Gravity Thanks
2010 Megamind Creative Consultant
2009 District 9 Thanks
2007 Year of the Nail Thanks
1995 Algunas nubes Makeup Effects
1990 Morir en el golfo Makeup Effects
1989 Love Lies Makeup Effects

Creator

2018 3Below: Tales of Arcadia Creator
2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia Creator
2014 The Strain Creator

Editing

2000 Amores Perros Editorial Coordinator
1985 Doña Lupe Assistant Editor

Costume & Make-Up

1991 Cabeza de Vaca Makeup Effects Designer

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