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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 113 wins & 152 nominations. See more awards »

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 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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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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[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 »

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Has expressed his desire to work with Kate Winslet, Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Simon Pegg and Michael Caine. See more »

Trademark:

Often casts comedians in small roles: Steven Wright as the disc jockey in Reservoir Dogs (1992), Kathy Griffin as an accident witness and Julia Sweeney as the junkyard guy's daughter in Pulp Fiction (1994), Chris Tucker as Beaumont in Jackie Brown (1997), Mike Myers as General Ed Fenech in Inglourious Basterds (2009), and Jonah Hill in Django Unchained (2012). See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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