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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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 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by) (completed)
  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (character The Bride - as Q) (announced)
  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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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 | 25 Interviews | 42 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Q | Kuenthin Taranthîno | Quentin Tarrantino


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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 »


Dropped out of Narbonne High School in Harbor City, California, at the age of sixteen to pursue film making. See more »


Frequently references his home state of 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, ... See more »


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