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Guillermo del Toro

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Guillermo del Toro Gómez (Spanish: [ɡiˈʝeɾmo ðel ˈtoɾo]; born 9 October 1964) is a Mexican filmmaker, author, and makeup artist. A recipient of three Academy Awards and three BAFTA Awards, his work has been characterized by a strong connection to fairy tales and horror, with an effort to infuse visual or poetic beauty in the grotesque. He has had a lifelong fascination with monsters, which he considers symbols of great power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guillermo del Toro has received more than 17,053,436 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Guillermo del Toro is the 161st most popular film director (up from 182nd in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 38th in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Film Director.

Guillermo del Toro is most famous for being a film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist. He is the director of many popular films such as Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, and Pacific Rim.

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Among film directors, Guillermo del Toro ranks 161 out of 1,581Before him are Ettore Scola, Jean Vigo, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Max Reinhardt, Sergio Corbucci, and Volker Schlöndorff. After him are Jacques Rivette, Nagisa Oshima, William Friedkin, Masaki Kobayashi, Alexander Dovzhenko, and Jonathan Demme.

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Among people born in 1964, Guillermo del Toro ranks 24Before him are Rocco Siffredi, Jürgen Klinsmann, Nigel Farage, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Michelle Obama, and Famke Janssen. After him are Courteney Cox, Oleksandr Turchynov, Klaus Ebner, Ronnie Coleman, Lenny Kravitz, and Marisa Tomei.

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Among people born in Mexico, Guillermo del Toro ranks 30 out of 585Before him are Vicente Fernández (1940), Vicente Fox (1942), Francisco I. Madero (1873), Cantinflas (1911), Lázaro Cárdenas (1895), and David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896). After him are Luis Barragán (1902), Alejandro González Iñárritu (1963), Plutarco Elías Calles (1877), Pedro Armendáriz (1912), Cuitláhuac (1476), and Kʼinich Janaabʼ Pakal (603).


Among film directors born in Mexico, Guillermo del Toro ranks 1After him are Alejandro González Iñárritu (1963), Alfonso Cuarón (1961), Emilio Fernández (1904), Arturo Ripstein (1943), Mario Van Peebles (1957), Guillermo Navarro (1955), Carlos Reygadas (1971), and Michel Franco (1979).

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