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Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. In the early 1990s he was an independent filmmaker whose films used nonlinear storylines and aestheticization of violence. His films have earned him a variety of Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Palme d'Or Awards and he has been nominated for Emmy and Grammy Awards. In 2007, Total Film named him the 12th-greatest director of all time. Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Connie McHugh Tarantino Zastoupil, a health care executive and nurse born in Knoxville, and Tony Tarantino, an actor and amateur musician born in Queens, New York. Tarantino's mother allowed him to quit school at age 17, to attend an acting class full time. Tarantino gave up acting while attending the acting school, saying that he admired directors more than actors. Tarantino also worked in a video rental store before becoming a filmmaker, paid close attention to the types of films people liked to rent, and has cited that experience as inspiration for his directorial career. Tarantino has been romantically linked with numerous entertainers, including actress Mira Sorvino, directors Allison Anders and Sofia Coppola, actresses Julie Dreyfus and Shar Jackson and comedians Kathy Griffin and Margaret Cho. There have also been rumors about his relationship with Uma Thurman, whom he has referred to as his "muse". However, Tarantino has stated that their relationship is strictly platonic. He has never married and has no children. Description above from the Wikipedia article Quentin Tarantino, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 27, 1963 In Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Love Birds in Bondage 1983-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Ennio: The Maestro 2020-08-28
Known For
Poster of Little Nicky
Poster of Curdled
Movie Jay Sebring....Cutting to the Truth Self 2020-03-06
Movie Ennio: The Maestro Himself 2020-08-28
Movie What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael Himself 2019-03-22
Movie Friedkin Uncut Himself 2018-11-05
Series Lip Sync Battle Himself 2015-04-02
Movie A Christmas Eve Conversation With Quentin Tarantino & Paul Thomas Anderson Himself 2015-12-24
Movie The Hateful Eight Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 2015-12-25
Movie She's Funny That Way himself 2014-08-29
Movie Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking 2012-11-20
Movie Django Unchained The LeQuint Dickey Mining Co. Employee 2012-12-25
Movie Nightmare Factory Himself 2011-10-27
Movie The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Himself 2011-04-22
Movie Corman's World Himself - Filmmaker 2011-12-16
Movie Inglourious Basterds First Scalped Nazi / American Soldier in 'Pride of Nation' (uncredited) 2009-08-18
Series Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence Self 2008-07-07
Movie Not Quite Hollywood 2008-08-28
Movie Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX Himself 2008-10-07
Movie Planet Terror The Rapist 2007-04-06
Movie Grindhouse Warren (segment "Death Proof") / Rapist #1 (segment "Planet Terror") 2007-04-06
Movie Diary of the Dead Newsreader (voice) (uncredited) 2007-09-08
Movie Sukiyaki Western Django Ringo 2007-09-15
Movie Death Proof Warren 2007-05-21
Movie Back to the Well: 'Clerks II' Himself 2006-11-28
Movie The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Himself - Kermit's Director 2005-05-20
Movie Double Dare Quentin Tarantino 2004-03-13
Movie Celluloid Horror Himself 2004-01-01
Movie The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Himself 2004-01-01
Movie John Travolta: The Inside Story Himself 2004-04-22
Movie Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession Himself 2004-05-16
Movie The Making of 'Kill Bill: Vol. 1' Himself 2003-10-01
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Himself 2002-01-01
Movie Jackie Brown: How It Went Down Himself 2002-08-20
Movie All the Love You Cannes! Self 2002-05-16
Movie Once Upon a Time: Sergio Leone Himself 2001-01-08
Series Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Little Nicky Deacon 2000-11-10
Movie Jackie Chan: My Story Himself 1998-07-17
Movie Jackie Brown Answering Machine (voice) (uncredited) 1997-04-10
Movie Full Tilt Boogie Himself 1997-09-09
Movie From Dusk Till Dawn Richard Gecko 1996-01-19
Movie Girl 6 Director #1 - NY 1996-03-22
Movie The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera Himself 1996-06-28
Movie Curdled Richard Gecko (archive footage) (uncredited) 1996-09-06
Movie Desperado Pick-Up Guy 1995-08-25
Movie Leonard Cohen: Dance Me to the End of Love Groom 1995-10-27
Movie Four Rooms Chester Rush 1995-12-09
Movie The Coriolis Effect Panhandle Slim (voice) 1994-03-26
Movie Sleep with Me Sid 1994-01-01
Movie Pulp Fiction Jimmie Dimmick 1994-09-10
Movie Somebody to Love Bartender 1994-09-27
Movie Quentin Tarantino: Hollywood's Boy Wonder 1994-10-25
Movie Eddie Presley Asylum Attendant 1992-12-08
Movie Reservoir Dogs Mr. White 1991-06-01
Movie Vegetables 1989-01-01
Movie My Best Friend's Birthday Clarence Pool 1987-01-01
Movie Love Birds in Bondage Boyfriend 1983-01-01
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