Director, producer and writer known for his work on such films as Pan’s Labyrinth, Pacific Rim, The Shape of Water and the Hellboy franchise. He received Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for The Shape of Water.
He began learning about special effects when he was eight years old. He made his first short film, Doña Lupe, in 1985, then broke into the American market by directing Blade II in 2002.
His debut novel, The Strain, was published in 2009. In 2008, he was selected by Peter Jackson to direct the Hobbit film saga, but he left the project due to production delays.
He married Lorenza Newton in 1986. He has two daughters, Marisa and Mariana. In 1997, his father was kidnapped in Guadalajara. He was later returned safely.
He’s friends with fellow Oscar-winning Mexican directors Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu and the three directors are collectively known as “The Three Amigos.”
Guillermo del Toro Age
How old is Guillermo del Toro? He was born in 1964, he is 59 years old.
Guillermo del Toro Height & Weight
How tall is Guillermo del Toro? He stands 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall.
No weight data is available right now.
Guillermo del Toro Wiki
|59 years old
|October 9, 1964
|approx. 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Quotes by Guillermo del Toro
I think that The Eye is a particularly Americanized take on horror.— Guillermo del Toro
I think there are movies that are so gigantic that you need a second unit.— Guillermo del Toro
You cannot dictate what people find funny, what people find attractive, or what people find scary. There is not a norm.— Guillermo del Toro
More and more, as I grow older, I find myself looking for inspiration in painting, illustration, videogames, and old movies.— Guillermo del Toro
I’m a huge David Fincher fan, and to me, ‘Zodiac’ is a masterpiece. I re-watch that movie all the time.— Guillermo del Toro