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Quentin Tarantino


Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Connie (McHugh), a nurse, and Tony Tarantino, an Italian-American actor and musician from New York. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992, first-time writer-director Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992) appeared at the Sundance... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 126 wins & 109 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by) (post-production)
  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (character The Bride - as Q) (announced)
  From Dusk Till Dawn (TV Series) (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn" - 9 episodes, 2014) (based on the film screenplay by - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Take (2014) ... (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn")
- Boxman (2014) ... (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn")
- La Conquista (2014) ... (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn")
- Pandemonium (2014) ... (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn")
- Place of Dead Roads (2014) ... (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn")
 2012 Django Unchained (written by)
 2009 Inglourious Basterds (written by)
 2007 Death Proof (written by)
 2007 Grindhouse (written by - segment "Death Proof")
 2006 Reservoir Dogs (Video Game) (screenplay) / (story)
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (story by - 2 episodes)
- Grave Danger (2005) ... (story by)
- Grave Danger (2005) ... (story by)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (character The Bride - as Q) / (written by)
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (character The Bride - as Q) / (written by)
 1997 Jackie Brown (written for the screen by)
 1996 Curdled (Gecko Brothers news report)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (screenplay)
 1995 Four Rooms (written by - segment "The Man From Hollywood")
 1994 Natural Born Killers (story)
 1994 Pulp Fiction (story) / (written by)
 1993 True Romance (written by)
 1992 Reservoir Dogs (background radio dialog) / (written by)
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (written by)
 1983 Love Birds in Bondage (Short)
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His company (with Lawrence Bender), A Band Apart Records, issues music releases, concentrating mainly on soundtracks. See more »

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8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 24 Interviews | 39 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Q | Kuenthin Taranthîno | Quentin Tarrantino

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

On Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973) and its influences on Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003): "And that is, of all the revenge movies I've ever seen, that is definitely the roughest. The roughest revenge movie ever made! There's never been anything as tough as that movie." See more »

Trivia:

Claims that Tarantino acted in the film Dawn of the Dead (1978) or the film King Lear (1987) are incorrect. Quentin falsely listed these credits years ago on his acting resume to compensate for his lack of experience and these incorrect credits have subsequently been attributed to him in such places as Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide and the Cinemania CD ROM. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently uses Mêlée weapons, such as the "samurai sword" (Katana) that Butch uses in Pulp Fiction (1994) and the bride uses in the Kill Bill movies, also the stake attached to a jackhammer used by George Clooney in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996). See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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