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Quentin Tarantino


In January of 1992, Reservoir Dogs (1992) appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, by first-time writer-director Quentin Tarantino. The film garnered critical acclaim and the director became a legend immediately. Two years later, he followed up Dogs success with Pulp Fiction (1994) which premiered at the Cannes film festival, winning the coveted ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 104 wins & 94 nominations. See more awards »

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  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (character The Bride - as Q) (announced)
 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by) (pre-production)
  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 - 2 episodes)
- Grave Danger: Volume 2 (2005) ... (story)
- Grave Danger: Volume 1 (2005) ... (story)
 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)
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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 | 24 Interviews | 38 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Q | Kuenthin Taranthîno | Quentin Tarrantino

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Inglourious Basterds (2009) being a catharsis and multi-layered] - I mean, it would be easy to just set up a situation where we just go oh, kill the Nazis, rah, rah. But I don't play it that easy. Like for instance, on the interrogation scene that you just saw, under any criteria of bravery in warfare, that German passes the test under any criteria.

And, yes it would have been easy to make him... See more »

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His films mainly feature criminals and characters committing horrible crimes involving murder and drugs. The only crime Tarantino has committed was shoplifting from a bookstore when he was a teenager. See more »

Trademark:

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 »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Aries

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