Exclusive: Doug Jones Talks HELLBOY, Guillermo del Toro, Makeup and More at the Saturn Awards

     June 28, 2011


We had the opportunity to speak with actor Doug Jones at the 37th annual Saturn Awards. A mainstay in director Guillermo del Toro’s films, Jones is best known for his work playing non-human characters, usually in heavy makeup. He took on, with great success, the character of Abe Sapien in the Hellboy films and was poisitively terrifying as the Pale Man in Pan’s Labyrinth. During the interview, he spoke a bit about a third Hellboy film, his relationship with del Toro, and more.

Hit the jump to watch the interview, and if you’ve missed our other coverage from the Saturn Awards, be sure to check out our conversations with Let Me In director Matt Reeves, makeup artists Rick Baker and Dave Elsey, Brandon Routh, Fringe’s Lance Reddick, producer Dean Devlin, Frank Darabont and Gale Anne Hurd from The Walking Dead, and Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan.

Doug Jones

  • :02 Talks about the steampunk clothes he’s wearing.
  • :42 How long does it take for the makeup process in most of his films?
    1:07 Talks about Hellboy 3.
  • 1:49 Talks about his relationship with Guillermo del Toro and why del Toro doesn’t tell him anything.
  • 2:07 Is he going to be in del Toro’s Pacific Rim?



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