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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 122 wins & 168 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)
 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by)
  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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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:

Here's my problem with this whole influence thing. Instead of critics reviewing my movies, now what they're really doing is trying to match wits with me. Every time they review my movies, it's like they want to play chess with the mastermind and show off every reference they can find, even when half of it is all of their own making. It feels like the critics are IMDB-ing everything I do. It just ... See more »

Trivia:

Eli Roth wanted to have the world premiere of Hostel (2005) at the 2005 Iceland Film Festival. During the festival, Roth and Quentin Tarantino were made honorary vikings at Viking Village, in a ceremony arranged by Eythor Gudjonsson. Roth's Icelandic name is Eli Sheldonsson, and Tarantino's Icelandic name is Quentin Conniesson. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently uses mêlée weapons, such as the "samurai sword" (Katana) that Butch uses in Pulp Fiction (1994) and The Bride uses in the Kill Bill films, also the stake attached to a jackhammer used by George Clooney in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996). See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Aries

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