Quentin Tarantino


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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 167 wins & 284 nominations. See more awards »

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(1992)
Pulp Fiction Writer
(1994)
Death Proof Writer
(2007)
(1996)

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  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (characters) (announced)
 2022 Django/Zorro (characters) / (comic) (announced)
 2019 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (written by)
  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 (2) (2005) ... (story by)
- Grave Danger (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: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
 1992 Reservoir Dogs (background radio dialogue written by) / (written by)
 1991 Reservoir Dogs (Video short) (writer - uncredited)
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (written by)
 1983 Love Birds in Bondage (Short)
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Other Works:

Co-wrote the song "Scooby Snacks" with Fun Lovin' Criminals for their usage of excerpts from Pulp Fiction (1994) and Reservoir Dogs (1992). See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 26 Interviews | 50 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Q | Quentin Tarrantino

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on becoming famous] Going into a video store and going through the videos, looking at every title they have, trying to find some old Spaghetti Western, that's gone. See more »

Trivia:

Is a huge fan of filmmaker Roger Christian and named Christian's film The Sender (1982) as his favorite movie of that respective year. He also attended the premiere of Battlefield Earth (2000) along with Christian, John Travolta and George Lucas and according to Christian, Quentin really liked it, claiming it to be the kind of movie he always wanted to make but never could since he knew it would ... 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 »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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