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Guillermo Del Toro


Who is Guillermo Del Toro?

Guillermo del Toro Gómez is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist. In his filmmaking career, del Toro has alternated between Spanish-language dark fantasy pieces, such as The Devil's Backbone and Pan's Labyrinth, and more mainstream American action movies, such as Blade II, Hellboy, its sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and Pacific Rim.

  • also known as Guillermo del Toro Gómez, Girerumo Deru Toro, Guillo Tine Del Toro
  • born on (51 years ago) in Guadalajara, child of Federico del Toro
  • ethnicity: Criollo people, Mexicans
  • nationality: Mexico
  • profession: Film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor, novelist, television director, television producer, voice actor
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Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

Guillermo del Toro make a striking trio of visionary filmmakers who might be able toreforgethe child's sense ofcinema asametaphor for the universe. Anddel Toro, justbecause ofhis power as a writer, may be the most significant ofthe three.

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

Writer, Director, Producer: Guillermo del Toro. Producers: Bertha Navarro, Alfonso Cuaron, Frida Torresblanco, Alvaro Augustin. Cinematographer: Guillermo Navarro. Production Designer: Eugenio Caballero. Original Music: Javier Navarrete.

Google previewLatino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends by Scott L. Baugh

The youngest of the so-called “three amigos” of the MEXICO CITY DIRECTORS, Guillermo del Toro has developed a wide-ranging career as writer, director, and producer both in Mexico and Hollywood. Born and raised in Guadalajara under ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Cinema (2015)

by S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry

Director: Guillermo del Toro. Writer: David S. Goyer. Cinematographer: Gabriel Beristain. Music: Marco Beltrami, Danny Saber. See also BLADE; BLADE: TRINITY.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Film (2011)

by Eric Michael Mazur

Guillermo del Toro. Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel, Tamara Shanath. [Vampires] Cross Inscribed in the Star of David, The. See Wpisany w gwiazde Davida. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. See Wo Hu Cang ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Weird War Stories (2017)

Supernatural and Science Fiction Elements in Novels, Pulps, Comics, Film, Television, Games and Other Media by Paul Green

Fernando Tielve as Carlos, Berta Ojea as Alma; Executive Producers: Pedro Almodovar, Guillermo del Toro; Story: Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Munoz: Director: Guillermo del Toro; 106 min.; Canal+Espana, Sogepaq, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

Directed by: Guillermo Del Toro. Based on the Dark Horse Comic by: Mike Mignola. Screen story by: Guillermo Del Toro and Peter Briggs. Screenplay by: Guillermo Del Toro. Casting: Jeremy Zimmerman. Costume Designer: Wendy Partridge.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Vampire (2011)

The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture by S. T. Joshi

Sequels include Blade II: Bloodhunt (Guillermo del Toro, 2002) and Blade III: Trinity (David S. Goyer, 2004) . Wesley Snipes received a producing credit. Bad, buff, clad in bad boy leathers, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Director Joe Coppoletta Gregory Gieras Wes Craven Guillermo del Toro Wes Craven Mark Christopher Robert Rodriguez Hampton Fancher Nick Stagliano Arthur Allan Seidelman Bharat Nalluri (Germany/USA) Wes Craven Kenneth Guertin ...

Google previewThe Christopher Lee Film Encyclopedia (2017)

by Robert W. Pohle Jr., Douglas C. Hart, Rita Pohle Baldwin

Director: Peter Jackson Screenplay: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro; based on the novel The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien (padded out with material from the ...

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When I was a teenager there was no video in my country. Betamax came to Mexico very slowly. (Guillermo del Toro)
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