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Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 9, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX Profession: Producer ...
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1992:
Made writing and directing debut with "Cronos"; first collaboration with Federico Luppi and Ron Perlman
1997:
Directed the American produced "Mimic"
2001:
Helmed vampire action film "Blade II" starring Wesley Snipes; again collaborated with Ron Perlman
2001:
Directed critically acclaimed gothic horror film "The Devil's Backbone"; again collaborated with Federico Luppi
2004:
Wrote and directed the comic book adaptation "Hellboy"; starred Ron Perlman in the title role
2006:
Garnered Academy Award nomination for original screenplay for "Pan's Labyrinth"; also directed
2007:
Produced Spanish film "The Orphanage"
2007:
Formed an independent production company with fellow Mexican filmmakers Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu
2007:
Signed a deal with Universal's Focus Features to finance and co-own five movies, which had combined budget of around $100 million
2008:
Helmed sequel "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" with Perlman in starring role
2009:
Co-wrote <i>The Strain</i> with thriller novelist Chuck Hogan
2010:
Produced Alejandro González Iñárritu's Spanish language film "Biutiful"
2011:
Executive produced and voiced several characters in "Shrek" (2001) spin-off "Puss in Boots"
2012:
Executive produced animated feature "Rise of the Guardians"
2012:
Co-wrote "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien; originally slated to direct; stepped down and replaced by Peter Jackson
2013:
Executive produced the horror movie "Mama"
2013:
Directed the big-budget sci-fi movie "Pacific Rim"

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