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Quentin Tarantino


Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992, first-time writer-director Tarantino's ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 131 wins & 177 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Reservoir Dogs
(1992)
Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Writer
(1994)
The Hateful Eight
(2015)
From Dusk Till Dawn
(1996)

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  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (characters) (announced)
 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by)
 2012 Django Unchained (written by)
 2009 Inglourious Basterds (written by)
 2007 Death Proof (written by)
 2007 Grindhouse (written by - segment "Death Proof")
 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 (stories by) / (written by)
 1993 True Romance (written by)
 1992 Reservoir Dogs (background radio dialog) / (written by)
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (written by)
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Other Works:

Provided a DVD commentary (with director Eli Roth) for Hostel: Part II (2007). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 48 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 14 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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[on how to take the violence in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) (The final duel with Lucy Liu)] It's supposed to be kind of amusing and poetic at the same time. And also just a teeny-tiny bit solemn. When you see her head, it's funny. And then her line, "That really was a Hattori Hanzo sword," that's funny. But then, the next shot is not funny, when she tips over and Meiko Kaji is singing about revenge ... See more »

Trivia:

He was an unlisted screenwriter for Tony Scott's Crimson Tide (1995). He was brought in to punch up the script's dialogue, reportedly adding the Silver Surfer scene, submarine movie scene, racist horse monologue among other polishes. See more »

Trademark:

His films will often include one long, unbroken take where a character is followed around somewhere. See more »

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