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 86

Birthday 1964-10-09

Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

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Also Known As

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Production TV ShowsMovies

AntlersProducer
The Bloody BendersProducer
Scary Stories to Tell in the DarkProducer
Slaughterhouse-FiveProducer
2018 Pacific Rim: UprisingProducer
2017 The Shape of WaterProducer
2016 Trollhunters(27 episodes)Executive Producer
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3Executive Producer
2015 Crimson PeakProducer
2015 The Thin Yellow LineProducer
2014 The Book of LifeProducer
2013 Pacific RimProducer
2013 MamaExecutive Producer
2012 Rise of the GuardiansExecutive Producer
2012 The Captured BirdExecutive Producer
2011 Puss in BootsExecutive Producer
2010 Don't Be Afraid of the DarkProducer
2010 Julia's EyesProducer
2010 BiutifulProducer
2010 BlackBoxTV Presents(1 episode)Producer
2009 SpliceProducer
2009 RageProducer
2008 Rudo & CursiProducer
2008 While She Was OutExecutive Producer
2008 Cosas insignificantesProducer
2007 The OrphanageExecutive Producer
2006 Pan's LabyrinthProducer
2004 ChroniclesProducer
2002 I Murder SeriouslyExecutive Producer
2001 The Devil's BackboneProducer
1999 Un EmbrujoProducer
1987 GeometriaProducer
1985 Dona Herlinda and Her SonExecutive Producer
1985 Doña LupeCasting
1985 Doña LupeExecutive Producer

Acting

Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business
2019 Surrealistic Nightmares: An In-depth Look at Walloon Horror Cinema as himself
2017 78/52 as Himself
2017 Five Came Back(3 episodes) as Himself
2017 Five Came Back as Himself
2015 Creature Designers: The Frankenstein Complex as Himself
2015 Extraordinary Tales as Narrator: The Pit and the Pendulum (voice)
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself
2014 The Book of Life as Land of the Remembered Captain's Wife (voice)
2013 Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics 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 The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style as Himself
2009 Hellboy: In Service of the Demon as Himself
2009 North by Northwest: One for the Ages as Himself
2008 El último truco 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
2005 Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy
2004 Que es un Fantasma?: The Making of 'The Devil's Backbone' as Interviewee
2004 Hellboy: The Seeds of Creation as Himself
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(2 episodes)
2002 HypaSpace(1 episode)

Writing

2017 The Shape of WaterStory
2017 The Shape of WaterScreenplay
2016 Trollhunters(1 episode)Teleplay
2016 Trollhunters(2 episodes)Story
2016 Trollhunters(0 episodes)Screenplay
2015 Crimson PeakWriter
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesScreenplay
2014 The Strain(14 episodes)Writer
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugScreenplay
2013 Pacific RimScreenplay
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyScreenplay
2010 Don't Be Afraid of the DarkScreenplay
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army - Zinco EpilogueScreenplay
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden ArmyScreenplay
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army - PrologueScreenplay
2007 Hellboy Animated: Blood and IronCreative Producer
2006 Pan's LabyrinthScreenplay
2004 HellboyScreenplay
2001 The Devil's BackboneScreenplay
1997 MimicScreenplay
1993 CronosScreenplay
1990 Morir en el golfoStoryboard
1987 GeometriaWriter
1985 Doña LupeScreenplay

Directing

Fantastic VoyageDirector
2017 The Shape of WaterDirector
2016 Trollhunters(2 episodes)Director
2015 Crimson PeakDirector
2013 Pacific RimDirector
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden ArmyDirector
2006 Pan's LabyrinthDirector
2004 HellboyDirector
2002 Blade IIDirector
2001 The Devil's BackboneDirector
1997 MimicDirector
1993 CronosDirector
1987 GeometriaDirector
1985 Doña LupeDirector

Crew

2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2Thanks
2010 MegamindCreative Consultant
2009 District 9Thanks
2007 Year of the NailThanks
1995 Algunas nubesMakeup Effects
1990 Morir en el golfoMakeup Effects
1989 Love LiesMakeup Effects
1989 Appointment with DeathSpecial Effects

Editing

2000 Amores perrosEditorial Coordinator
1985 Doña LupeAssistant Editor

Creator

2016 TrollhuntersCreator
2014 The StrainCreator

Costume & Make-Up

1991 Cabeza de VacaMakeup Effects Designer

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