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Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino

Age
53
Birthday
Mar. 27th, 1963
Born in
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Height
6' 1

Quentin Tarantino's Main TV Roles

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

Main Movie Roles

2015 - She's Funny That Way (Squirrels to the Nuts)
2015 - The Hateful Eight
2012 - Django Unchained
2012 - Django Unchained
2011 - The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
2009 - Inglorious Basterds
2009 - Inglorious Basterds
2008 - Sukiyaki Western Django
2007 - Death Proof
2007 - Grindhouse
2007 - Diary of the Dead
2007 - Planet Terror
2007 - Manufacturing Dissent
2007 - Grindhouse
2007 - Planet Terror
2004 - Kill Bill Vol. 2
2004 - The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
2000 - Little Nicky
1997 - Full Tilt Boogie
1997 - Jackie Brown
1996 - From Dusk Till Dawn
1996 - Curdled
1995 - Mister Destiny
1995 - Desperado
1995 - Four Rooms
1994 - Pulp Fiction
1992 - Reservoir Dogs
1987 - My Best Friend's Birthday

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Guest
2
Elvis Impersonator
2
Himself
1
Himself - Guest
1
Desmond
1
Himself - Guest Host
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

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.


TRIVIA:
  • His mother was only 16 when she gave birth to him.
  • Tarantino claims that 'James Best (I)' (qv) taught him how to act.
  • In 1994, before _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv), in an interview with 'Charlie Rose (I)' (qv), he cited his three favorite films as _Blow Out (1981)_ (qv) (directed by 'Brian De Palma' (qv)), _Rio Bravo (1959)_ (qv) (directed by 'Howard Hawks' (qv)) and _Taxi Driver (1976)_ (qv) (directed by 'Martin Scorsese' (qv)).
  • In all of his original screenplays the name of a police detective named Scagnetti is referred to at least once. Most of the times the particular scene was cut out of the final versions.
  • Is godfather to two of 'Michael Madsen (I)' (qv)'s sons Hudson and Calvin Michael. Michael and his wife DeAnna joked in OK! magazine about naming Quentin godfather to their newest son Luke Ray as well.
  • Has stated that he would like to direct a James Bond movie at some point in his career.
  • Dropped out of Narbonne High School in Harbor City, California, at the age of sixteen to pursue film making.
  • Was the spokesman for SkyperfecTV, a Japanese based satellite TV network, a competitor to the now locally defunct DirecTV endorsed by 'Arnold Schwarzenegger' (qv).


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