Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino

Mar. 27th, 1963
Born in
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
6' 1

Quentin Tarantino's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Alias TV Show
Iconoclasts TV Show
CenterStage TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2012 - Django Unchained
2012 - Django Unchained
2011 - The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
2009 - Inglorious Basterds
2009 - Inglorious Basterds
2008 - Sukiyaki Western Django
2007 - Diary of the Dead
2007 - Death Proof
2007 - Manufacturing Dissent
2007 - Grindhouse
2007 - Grindhouse
2007 - Planet Terror
2007 - Planet Terror
2004 - The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
2004 - Kill Bill Vol. 2
2000 - Little Nicky
1997 - Jackie Brown
1997 - Full Tilt Boogie
1996 - Curdled
1996 - From Dusk Till Dawn
1995 - Desperado
1995 - Four Rooms
1995 - Mister Destiny
1994 - Pulp Fiction
1992 - Reservoir Dogs

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


In January of 1992, Reservoir Dogs (1992) appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, by first-time writer-director Quentin Tarantino. The film garnered critical acclaim and the director became a legend immediately. Two years later, he followed up Dogs success with _Pulp Fiction (1994) which premiered at the Cannes film festival, winning the coveted Palme D'Or Award. At the 1995 Academy Awards, it was nominated for the best picture, best director and best original screenplay. Tarantino and writing partner 'Roger Avary' came away with the award only for best original screenplay. In 1995, Tarantino directed one fourth of the anthology _Four Rooms (1995) with friends and fellow auteurs 'Alexandre Rockwell', 'Robert Rodriguez (I)' and 'Allison Anders'. The film opened on December 25th in the United States to very weak reviews. Tarantino's next film was _From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), a vampire/crime story which he wrote and co-starred with 'George Clooney'. The film did fairly well theatrically.

  • His all-time favorite director is 'Howard Hawks' (qv).
  • (30 July 1997) Together with 'Lawrence Bender' (qv) founded record company called A Band Apart Records. It will focus on film soundtracks and its releases will be distributed through Maverick Records, owned by 'Madonna' (qv).
  • Named after the 'Burt Reynolds (I)' (qv) character Quint Asper from _"Gunsmoke" (1955)_ (qv)
  • Often references numerous attributes of the works of 'Jean-Luc Godard' (qv), particularly in _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv). The disjointed structure of _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv) may itself be an homage to Godard's use of jump cuts in _ bout de souffle (1960)_ (qv) (Breathless), the film that launched the French New Wave of cinema.
  • After his parents divorced, his mother married Curtis Zastoupil.
  • Has stated that he would like to direct a James Bond movie at some point in his career.
  • Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, he was raised in Los Angeles.
  • Has named _My Bloody Valentine (1981)_ (qv) his all-time favorite slasher film.

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