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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 & 110 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 - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- In a Dark Time (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Opening Night (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- The Take (2014) ... (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn")
- Boxman (2014) ... (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn")
- La Conquista (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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Other Works:

Co-wrote the song "Scooby Snacks" with Fun Lovin' Criminals for their usage of excerpts from Pulp Fiction (1994) and Reservoir Dogs (1992). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 39 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 12 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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Cites Jean-Pierre Melville as the greatest director of gangster movies. See more »

Trademark:

All of his films feature one or more scenes in a restaurant See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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His films ranked...Including Hateful Eight. bokovoy676
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is The Hateful Eight really only his 8th movie? frostihe
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