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:
  • Was offered a chance to direct _Westworld (2009)_ (qv), but turned it down.
  • Tarantino claims that 'James Best (I)' (qv) taught him how to act.
  • Considers _Ride in the Whirlwind (1965)_ (qv) one of the finest Westerns ever made, even writing an extensive article about it for Sight And Sound magazine titled A Rare Sorrow. The article was featured in the _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv) 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' (qv), was the executive producer of _Reservoir Dogs (1992)_ (qv).
  • Named his production company, A Band Apart, after the 'Jean-Luc Godard' (qv) film _Bande part (1964)_ (qv) (Band of Outsiders).
  • His three favourite 'Alfred Hitchcock (I)' (qv) movies are; _Suspicion (1941)_ (qv), _Sabotage (1936)_ (qv) and _Torn Curtain (1966)_ (qv).
  • Has named _Rio Bravo (1959)_ (qv) as one of his favorite films.
  • He has called 'Uma Thurman' (qv) his muse.
  • Is spoofed in the short film _Let's Get Real! (1999)_ (qv), which contains several satirical references to _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv).


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