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

2015 - She's Funny That Way (Squirrels to the Nuts)
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 - Curdled
1996 - From Dusk Till Dawn
1995 - Desperado
1995 - Four Rooms
1995 - Mister Destiny
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
Desmond
1
Himself - Guest Host
1
Himself
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 the head judge at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, where _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv) won the Palme D'or, the top honor, only ten years earlier.
  • Was offered a chance to direct _Westworld (2009)_ (qv), but turned it down.
  • Each of his movies, with the exception of _Death Proof (2007)_ (qv), features someone from the cast of 'Martin Scorsese' (qv)'s _Mean Streets (1973)_ (qv). 'Harvey Keitel' (qv) from _Reservoir Dogs (1992)_ (qv) and _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv), 'Robert De Niro' (qv) from _Jackie Brown (1997)_ (qv), 'David Carradine' (qv) from _Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)_ (qv) and _Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)_ (qv), and 'David Proval' (qv) is in _Four Rooms (1995)_ (qv).
  • Tarantino claims that 'James Best (I)' (qv) taught him how to act.
  • He has called 'Uma Thurman' (qv) his muse.
  • During his stay in the Philippines, Tarantino got trapped in traffic due to flooding as he was traveling to Malacanang Palace to meet President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and receive a lifetime achievement award. Refusing to give up, he and his partner Tikoy Aguiluz got off their limousine and took a pedicab each to reach the palace. After arriving, Tarantino stated "It was a lot of fun. It just took a long time but it was not bad at all".
  • Is a huge fan of the Half-Life computer game series, and has considered possibilities of directing a movie adaptation.
  • First noted screenplay was titled "Captain Peachfuzz and the Anchovy Bandit," which was written in 1985.


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