Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino

Age
52
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

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]



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 the role of the President of the United States of America in _Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka (2003)_ (qv) but had to decline due to scheduling conflicts.
  • Dropped out of Narbonne High School in Harbor City, California, at the age of sixteen to pursue film making.
  • In most of his movies, you'll spot Red Apple cigarettes.
  • Directed 4 actors in Oscar nominated performances: 'John Travolta' (qv), 'Samuel L. Jackson' (qv), 'Uma Thurman' (qv), and 'Robert Forster (I)' (qv).
  • Named his favorite films of 2005 as _Sin City (2005)_ (qv), _Domino (2005)_ (qv), _Hustle & Flow (2005)_ (qv) and _The Devil's Rejects (2005)_ (qv).
  • His mother was born in Tennessee on September 3, 1946, She is the adopted daughter of Ellis and Elizabeth (Betty) Shaffer.
  • Has stated that he would like to make and star in a film telling the story of John Brown, the abolitionist.
  • (November 1996) Was planning to direct an episode of _"The X Files" (1993)_ (qv) but refused to join the Director's Guild of America. The Guild refused his request for a waiver so that he could direct the show.


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