On Broadway in "Wait Until Dark" (1998)
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Q | Kuenthin Taranthîno | Quentin Tarrantino
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[acceptance speech winning the Oscar for Best Screenplay for Pulp Fiction
(1994)] Uh thanks! Uh, this has been a very strange year. I can definitely say that. Uh, you know what? I was trying to think...I think this is the only award I'm going to win here tonight, so I was trying to think, maybe I should say a whole lot of stuff, right here right now, just get it out of my system, you know, all ...
He is the son of Tony Tarantino
and Connie McHugh. His father is from New York, and Quentin's paternal grandparents, Dominic James Tarantino and Elizabeth Jean Salvaggio, were both of Italian descent. Quentin's mother was adopted by a couple with the surname "Shaffer", and was raised in Knoxville, Tennesse and Ohio. She is said to have Irish and Cherokee Native American ancestry.
Characters often utilize sharp, bladed weapons. (Mr. Blonde uses a straight razor to cut off Marvin Nash's ear in _Reservoir Dogs (1993)_, Butch uses a samurai sword to kill Maynard in Pulp Fiction
(1994), The Bride uses a samurai sword to kill several characters in _Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)_ and _Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)_, Lt. Aldo Raine uses a Bowie knife to cut a swastika in Col. Hans Landa's ...