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Guillermo del Toro        

Academy Award Winning Filmmaker & Author; Best Known for "Shape Of Water," "Pacific Rim," Pan's Labyrinth," and "Hellboy"

Guillermo del Toro is an Academy Award-nominated Mexican filmmaker, producer, and author. Del Toro's first experience as an executive producer was in 1986 at the age of 21. Before that he spent nearly 10 years as a make-up designer, and formed his own company, Necropia, in the early 80s. He also co-founded the Guadalajara-based Mexican film festival. Later on in his directing career, he formed his own production company, the Tequila Gang.

Del Toro has directed a wide variety of films, from comic book adaptations “Hellboy” and “Blade II,” to historical fantasy and horror films, two of which are set in Spain during or in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War under the Fascist dictatorship of Francisco Franco. These two films, “The Devil’s Backbone” and “Pan’s Labyrinth,” are among his most critically acclaimed works. Del Toro was nominated for best screenplay for “Pan's Labyrinth,” and the movie was nominated for five more Oscars.

Del Toro is also the co-author of vampire fiction trilogy "The Strain." "The Fall," book two of the trilogy, was published in 2010 by William Morris.

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Guillermo del Toro QA: 'Pacific Rim' Director on Robots and Monsters

To say that Guillermo del Toro is a busy man would be a serious understatement. The Mexican filmmaker's latest picture, Pacific Rim, arrives on Blu-ra.

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Guillermo Del Toro is bringing his spooky style to The Simpsons this Sunday with a special two-and-a-half minute couch gag for the annual Treehouse of.

For Guillermo del Toro, home is where the horror is in 'Crimson Peak'
Why Guillermo del Toro Built a Mansion for Crimson Peak | WIRED

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Guillermo del Toro: 'Crimson Peak' is 'the most carefully designed ...

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