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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 128 wins & 173 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Writer
(1994)
Reservoir Dogs
(1992)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
(2003)
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
(2004)

Filmography

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  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (characters) (announced)
  From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series) (based on the film screenplay by - 21 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn" - 9 episodes, 2014)
- Dark Side of the Sun (2016) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Matanzas (2016) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Rio Sangre (2016) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- La Llorona (2016) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Straitjacket (2016) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by)
 2013 Scenes from Django Unchained - UK Winner (Short) (based on the 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)
 2001 Reservoir Wolves (Short) (characters)
 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)
 1991 Reservoir Dogs: Sundance Institute 1991 June Film Lab (Video short) (writer - uncredited)
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (written by)
 1983 Love Birds in Bondage (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His company (with Lawrence Bender), A Band Apart Records, issues music releases, concentrating mainly on soundtracks. 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:

If you want to make a movie, make it. Don't wait for a grant, don't wait for the perfect circumstances, just make it. - Giving advice to young aspiring filmmakers at the 1994 Independent Spirit Awards. See more »

Trivia:

Claims that Tarantino acted in the film Dawn of the Dead (1978) or the film King Lear (1987) are incorrect. Quentin falsely listed these credits years ago on his acting resume to compensate for his lack of experience and these incorrect credits have subsequently been attributed to him in such places as Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide and the Cinemania CD ROM. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently references his home state Tennessee in his films: In Pulp Fiction (1994), Butch plans to meet his connection in Knoxville, which is also where his grandfather bought the gold watch; the song "Tennessee Stud" by Johnny Cash appears in Jackie Brown (1997); Death Proof (2007) is set in Lebanon, Tennessee; Lt.. Aldo Raine in Inglourious Basterds (2009) hails from Maynardville, Tennessee. See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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