4 December 2012 3:09 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Quentin Tarantino is credited for his homages to lesser-known cinematic gems.  So much so, he has his own film festival in Austin, Texas.  His films have helped revitalise the genres and styles amongst the hidden depths of world cinema but have also helped the careers of various actors and actresses, propelling them to the public eye.

Most of them have collaborated multiple times with Tarantino or been linked to his possible future projects – here we look through the Tarantino Hall of Fame, seeing whose careers have reaped the rewards of working with the cult director.

Christoph Waltz

Amongst the several actors propelled into the limelight from appearing in a Tarantino picture, Waltz had a modest career on stage and television in his native Austria.  When he was Colonel Hans Landa in Inglorious Basterds – a part that could have gone to Leonardo DiCaprio – the actor quoted that Tarantino “gave me my movie. »

- Katie Wong

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