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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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[on the inspiration for 'Pulp Fiction'] And so I thought the idea that would, in the case of Pulp Fiction, would be kind of cool, was to take three separate stories, and make them the oldest stories in the book, whether it be, um...Vincent's character, the hoodlum, has to go out with the boss's lady, but don't touch her! And there's the whole history of people who *have* touched her, and what ... See more »

Trivia:

Once a vocal proponent of celluloid-over-digital film-making, Tarantino got his first experience with the latter technology by directing a segment of the film Sin City (2005) with his friend 'Robert Rodriguez' (I) . Rodriguez, who lauds the technology at every opportunity, made it his mission to convert Tarantino as well. At the end of shooting, Tarantino is reported to have said simply, "Mission... See more »

Trademark:

Never includes his name in a director's credit in the opening titles of his films. The credits always end with the name of his producer(s). See more »

Nickname:

QT See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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