Guillermo del Toro





Guillermo del Toro

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born
in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
October 09, 1964

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male

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Guillermo del Toro is a Mexican director mostly known for his acclaimed films Pan's Labyrinth, The Devils Backbone and the Hellboy film franchise. His films draw heavily on sources as diverse as weird fiction, fantasy, horror, and war. In 2009, Del Toro released his debut novel, The Strain, co-authored with Chuck Hogan, as the first part of The Strain Trilogy, an apocalyptic horror series featuring vampires. The series continued with The Fall in 2010 and concluded with The Night Eternal in 2011.


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The Strain (The Strain Tril...
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The Fall (The Strain Trilog...
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
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El laberinto del fauno
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El orfanato
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“The underground of the city is like what's underground in people. Beneath the surface, it's boiling with monsters.”
Guillermo del Toro

“...to all the monsters in my nursery: May you never leave me alone.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Strain

“You only find yourself when you disobey. Disobedience is the beginning of responsibility, I think.”
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