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Quentin Tarantino


Quentin 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 Film ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 115 wins & 98 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:

2000: Wrote liner notes for the Johnny Cash box set "Love, God, & Murder" alongside musician Bono. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 24 Interviews | 38 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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Personal Quote:

[on "Inglourious Basterds" (2009) being the modern strategic history of al-Qaeda] - Yes. ... Now, I've seen people who have seen the movie like three or four times and it never quite sinks into them. But that was never something that I necessarily set out to do. I wasn't trying to make a terrorist Iraq commentary with the film.

It was just what made sense for the characters to do at that time. Yes... See more »

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Frequently cites Rio Bravo (1959), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), and Battle Royale (2000) among his favorite films. See more »

Trademark:

All of his films feature one or more scenes in a restaurant See more »

Nickname:

QT

Star Sign:

Aries

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