Guillermo del Toro





Guillermo del Toro

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born
in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
October 09, 1964

gender
male

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influences


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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.


Average rating: 3.75 · 83,733 ratings · 8,272 reviews · 20 distinct works · Similar authors
The Strain (The Strain Tril...
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The Fall (The Strain Trilog...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 20,648 ratings — published 2010 — 68 editions
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The Night Eternal (The Stra...
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 14,674 ratings — published 2011 — 57 editions
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Cabinet of Curiosities: My ...
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4.64 of 5 stars 4.64 avg rating — 373 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 286 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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El laberinto del fauno
4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2006
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Hellboy II: The Art of the ...
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The Complete Strain Trilogy...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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El orfanato
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2007
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The Monsters Of Hellboy II
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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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