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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 120 wins & 166 nominations. See more awards »

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  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (characters) (announced)
 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by)
  From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series) (based on the film screenplay by - 11 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn" - 9 episodes, 2014)
- Santa Sangre (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- There Will Be Blood (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- The Last Temptation of Richard Gecko (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Bring Me the Head of Santanico Pandemonium (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Bizarre Tales (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
 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: Part 2 (2005) ... (story by)
- Grave Danger: Part 1 (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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Other Works:

Uncredited dialogue "punch-ups" in Crimson Tide (1995). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 47 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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Personal Quote:

[on fan expectations] That's not a pressure I ever feel. That should always be there. I want people to expect a lot from me, I want people waiting with great anticipation for my next movie. Growing up I felt that way. The week before Scarface (1983) came out was Scarface week... That kind of excitement is what helps keep a filmmaker alive and vital. See more »

Trivia:

He delayed production of Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) several months when Uma Thurman became pregnant. He refused to recast her, as he had written the role specifically for her, based on an idea the two conceived on the set of Pulp Fiction (1994). See more »

Trademark:

Often frames dialogue scenes around a character preparing food, usually intercut with close-ups of their hands and food items: Vernita Green making her daughter cereal in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Bill making B.B. a sandwich in Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Hans Landa offering Shosanna Dreyfus a strudel in Inglourious Basterds (2009), King Schultz pouring beers in Django Unchained (2012). See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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