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Guillermo DEL TORO

Mexican Guillermo DEL TORO

born Guillermo DEL TORO GOMEZ

Mexican filmmaker, author, actor, and former special effects makeup artist

Source :  Mary CUMMINS

Born: on October 09, 1964 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico  (56 years)


Biography

Del Toro was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, the son of Guadalupe Gómez and Federico del Toro Torres, an automotive entrepreneur. He was raised in a strict Catholic household. Del Toro studied at the Centro de Investigación y Estudios Cinematográficos, at the University of Guadalajara.

When del Toro was about eight years old, he began experimenting with his father's Super 8 camera, making short films with Planet of the Apes toys and other objects.

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- Category Actor, Author, Director