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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:

TV commercial for PerfecTV! (1996) 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:

[on writing] I go where the character and scenario takes me. With Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) I started to write a female martial-arts revenge movie, but that's not what came out. With Reservoir Dogs (1992), I wanted to write the best heist film ever and you never saw the heist. With Inglourious Basterds (2009), I enjoy the war-mission subgenre but I want to forward it, ... See more »

Trivia:

Was at one point in his life considering to become a novelist. He said that he tried writing two chapters of a novel about his experiences working at the Video Archives in Manhattan Beach. As can be immediately seen, novelistic narrative techniques bear a strong influence on his distinct filmmaking style. See more »

Trademark:

His films often feature at least one character who is deeply religious or spiritual and tries to reconcile that faith with their actions (Jules in Pulp Fiction (1994), Jacob in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)). See more »

Nickname:

QT See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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