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 168 wins & 286 nominations. See more awards »

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(1992)
Pulp Fiction Writer
(1994)
(2015)
Death Proof Writer
(2007)

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  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (characters) (announced)
 2022 Django/Zorro (characters) / (comic) (pre-production)
 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 (based on the character The Bride created by - as Q) / (written by)
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (based on the character "The Bride" created by - 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:

Provided a DVD commentary (with director Eli Roth) for Hostel (2005). 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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As far as I'm concerned, digital projection is the end of cinema. The fact that most films aren't presented in 35 mm means that the world is lost. Digital projection is just television in cinema. I'm very hopeful that future generations will be much smarter than this generation and realize what they lost. See more »

Trivia:

He considers Ride in the Whirlwind (1966) one of the finest Westerns ever made, even writing an extensive article about it for Sight & Sound magazine titled A Rare Sorrow. The article was featured in the Pulp Fiction (1994) Special Edition DVD as an extra and also appears in Paul A. Woods' Film Geek Files (pgs. 129-132). Interestingly, the director of Ride in the Whirlwind, Monte Hellman, was the... See more »

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A character cooly talks through an intense situation, either delaying the occurrence of violence or avoiding it through resolution. See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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