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Guillermo del Toro

Film Director / Screenwriter / Novelist / Film Producer / Television Producer / Make-up Artist | * 10/09/1964 (58) | Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
Guillermo del Toro Gómez (Spanish: [ɡiˈʝeɾmo ðel ˈtoɾo]; born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican filmmaker, author, and actor. He directed the Academy Award-winning fantasy films Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and The Shape of Water (2017), winning the Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for the latter. Throughout his career, del Toro has shifted between personal, lower-budget Spanish language films, such as Cronos (1993) and The Devil's Backbone (2001), and Hollywood tentpoles, including Mimic (1997), Blade II (2002), Hellboy (2004) and its sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | Horror

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Awards & Nominations for Guillermo del Toro

Nebula Award Golden Lion Golden Globe Awards BAFTA Award for Best Direction Academy Award for Best Director Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Science Fiction Hall of Fame Saturn Awards Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Picture Palme d'Or

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Movies with Guillermo del Toro as Actor(52)

as himself2019 Love, Antosha
as himself2017 78/52
as himself2017 Five Came Back
as himself2014 Lennon or McCartney
as Land of the Remembered Captain's Wife (voice)2014 The Book of Life
as himself2013 Spanish Gothic
as Narrator (voice) (segment 'The Pit and the Pendulum')2013 Extraordinary Tales
as Gamborimbo Ponx (voice)2012 El Santos vs la Tetona Mendoza
as himself2012 Men in Suits
as Comandante / Hombre del bigote (voice)2011 Puss in Boots
as Creature (Voice)2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
as Newsreader (voice) (uncredited)2008 Diary of the Dead
as himself2008 Saul Bass: Title Champ
as Creature Vocals (voice) (uncredited)2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
as himself2008 El último truco
as Additional Voices (voice)2008 Quantum of Solace
as himself2007 The Power of Myth
as himself2007 Pan and the Fairies
as Contacto Giannina (scenes deleted)2005 Torrente 3: The Protector
as Guy Dressed as Dragon (uncredited)2004 Hellboy
as himself2002 Masters of Horror
as Bullboy #22000 Bullfighter
as Man Walking Dog (uncredited)1993 Cronos

TV Shows/Series with Guillermo del Toro as Actor(10)

as himself2021 My Beautiful Game
as himself2019 Elvis Goes There
as himself2014 The Director's Chair
as himself2002 HypaSpace
as Himself (voice)1989 The Simpsons

Movies with Guillermo del Toro as Crew(98)

Writing/Screenstory2022 Scary Stories 2 Tell in the Dark
Directing/Director2022 Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Production/Producer2022 Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Writing/Screenplay2022 Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Production/Producer2022 The Bloody Benders
Directing/Director2021 Zanbato
Directing/Director2021 Nightmare Alley
Production/Producer2021 Nightmare Alley
Writing/Screenplay2021 Nightmare Alley
Production/Producer2021 Antlers
Production/Executive Producer2021 Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
Writing/Screenplay2021 Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
Production/Producer2021 Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
Writing/Original Series Creator2021 Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
Production/Producer2020 Roald Dahl's The Witches
Writing/Screenplay2020 Roald Dahl's The Witches
Production/Producer2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Production/Producer2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising
Directing/Director2017 The Shape of Water
Production/Producer2017 The Shape of Water
Writing/Screenplay2017 The Shape of Water
Writing/Story2017 The Shape of Water
Production/Executive Producer2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
Directing/Director2015 Crimson Peak
Production/Producer2015 Crimson Peak
Writing/Writer2015 Crimson Peak
Production/Producer2015 The Thin Yellow Line
Production/Producer2014 The Book of Life
Crew/Thanks2013 Gravity
Directing/Director2013 Pacific Rim
Production/Producer2013 Pacific Rim
Writing/Screenplay2013 Pacific Rim
Production/Executive Producer2013 Mama
Production/Executive Producer2012 The Captured Bird
Writing/Screenplay2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Production/Executive Producer2012 Rise of the Guardians
Production/Executive Producer2011 Puss in Boots
Crew/Creative Consultant2010 Megamind
Production/Producer2010 Biutiful
Production/Producer2010 Julia's Eyes
Production/Producer2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Writing/Screenplay2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Production/Producer2009 Splice
Production/Producer2009 Rage
Crew/Thanks2009 District 9
Production/Producer2008 Rudo & Cursi
Production/Producer2008 Cosas insignificantes
Crew/Thanks2008 Diary of the Dead
Production/Executive Producer2008 While She Was Out
Directing/Director2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Writing/Screenplay2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Crew/Thanks2007 Year of the Nail
Writing/Creative Producer2007 Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron
Production/Executive Producer2007 The Orphanage
Directing/Director2006 Pan's Labyrinth
Production/Producer2006 Pan's Labyrinth
Writing/Screenplay2006 Pan's Labyrinth
Writing/Creative Producer2006 Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms
Crew/Fight Choreographer2004 Hellboy
Directing/Director2004 Hellboy
Writing/Screenplay2004 Hellboy
Production/Producer2004 Chronicles
Production/Executive Producer2002 I Murder Seriously
Directing/Director2002 Blade II
Directing/Director2001 The Devil's Backbone
Writing/Screenplay2001 The Devil's Backbone
Crew/Thanks2001 Y Tu Mamá También
Editing/Editorial Coordinator2000 Amores Perros
Production/Producer1999 Un Embrujo
Directing/Director1997 Mimic
Writing/Screenplay1997 Mimic
Writing/Screenstory1997 Mimic
Crew/Makeup Effects1995 Algunas nubes
Directing/Director1993 Cronos
Writing/Screenplay1993 Cronos
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer1991 Cabeza de Vaca
Crew/Makeup Effects1990 Morir en el golfo
Writing/Storyboard1990 Morir en el golfo
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1989 Goitia: A God for Himself
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1989 Love Lies
Crew/Makeup Effects1989 Love Lies
Directing/Director1987 Geometry
Production/Producer1987 Geometry
Writing/Writer1987 Geometry
Directing/Director1986 Doña Lupe
Editing/Assistant Editor1986 Doña Lupe
Production/Executive Producer1986 Doña Lupe
Production/Casting1986 Doña Lupe
Writing/Screenplay1986 Doña Lupe
Production/Executive Producer1985 Doña Herlinda and Her Son

TV Shows/Series with Guillermo del Toro as Crew(16)

Production/Executive Producer2022 Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities
Writing/Writer2020 Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
Production/Executive Producer2020 Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
Writing/Teleplay2020 Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
Creator/Creator2020 Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
Production/Executive Producer2018 3Below: Tales of Arcadia
Creator/Creator2018 3Below: Tales of Arcadia
Directing/Director2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
Production/Executive Producer2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
Writing/Teleplay2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
Creator/Creator2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
Writing/Writer2014 The Strain
Directing/Director2014 The Strain
Creator/Creator2014 The Strain
Production/Producer2010 BlackBoxTV Presents

Additional Information

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Full Name: Guillermo del Toro
Citizenship: Mexico
Born: Friday, 10/09 1964 (October) in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico) (current age: 58 years + 53 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES, native language)
Other names for Guillermo del Toro (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"기예르모 델 토로"
"Γκιγιέρμο Ντελ Τόρο"
Guillermo del Toro frequently works together with these people:
Javier Soto (22x, Crew)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Mike Mignola (20x, Crew)
Alfonso Cuarón (18x, Crew)
Peter Jackson (14x, Crew)
Ron Perlman (13x, Actor)
Doug Jones (12x, Actor)
Guillermo Navarro (11x, Crew)
Santiago Segura (10x, Actor)
Richard Taylor (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:299, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/25/2022