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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 131 wins & 177 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Reservoir Dogs
(1992)
Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Writer
(1994)
Les huit salopards
(2015)
Une nuit en enfer
(1996)

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  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (characters) (announced)
  Une nuit en enfer (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 Les huit salopards (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 Boulevard de la mort (written by)
 2007 Grindhouse (written by - segment "Death Proof")
 2006 Reservoir Dogs (Video Game) (screenplay) / (story)
 2005 Les experts (TV Series) (story by - 2 episodes)
- Grave Danger: Part 2 (2005) ... (story by)
- Grave Danger: Part 1 (2005) ... (story by)
 2004 Kill Bill: Volume II (character The Bride - as Q) / (written by)
 2003 Kill Bill: Volume I (character The Bride - as Q) / (written by)
 2001 Reservoir Wolves (Short) (characters)
 1997 Jackie Brown (written for the screen by)
 1996 Sang-froid (Gecko Brothers news report)
 1996 Une nuit en enfer (screenplay)
 1995 Groom service (written by - segment "The Man From Hollywood")
 1994 Tueurs nés (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:

Wrote liner notes for the Johnny Cash box set "Love, God, & Murder" alongside U2 lead singer Bono. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 48 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:

If I've made it a little easier for artists to work in violence, great! I've accomplished something. See more »

Trivia:

Frequently cites Rio Bravo (1959), Le bon, la brute et le truand (1966) and Battle Royale (2000) among his favorite films. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently references his home state Tennessee in his films: In Pulp Fiction (1994), Butch plans to meet his connection in Knoxville, which is also where his grandfather bought the gold watch; the song "Tennessee Stud" by Johnny Cash appears in Jackie Brown (1997); Boulevard de la mort (2007) is set in Lebanon, Tennessee; Lt.. Aldo Raine in Inglourious Basterds (2009) hails from Maynardville, ... See more »

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QT See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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