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Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino's biography

Quentin Jerome Tarantino is 59 years old actor born at Knoxville, Tennessee. Quentin was born on Wednesday 27th of March 1963. Quentin is often nicknamed as QTQ. According to year of birth 1963 he belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 27th of March means he is Aries. Aries is the most active sign of Zodiac, one born with this sign is a very quick learner, aggressive and passionate.

He is native english speaker. Quentin is white american. He is citizen of United States of America. He is agnostic. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know Quentin also as screenwriter, film director, film producer, film actor, writer, film editor, television actor. Quentin is recently known as director.

Quentin Tarantino's dad

Quentin Tarantino's father's name is Tony Tarantino. He is known as actor. His father was born on Thursday 4th of July 1940 in Queens.

Quentin Tarantino's family

Quentin Tarantino's wife

She is known as singer. Quentin´s wife was born on Monday 21st of November 1983.

Quentin Tarantino's ex wife

Quentin Tarantino's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Narbonne High School.

Detailed informations about Quentin´s schools

Quentin studied high school - (dropped Out).

Quentin Tarantino's career

Quentin´s main focus is to be actor. He is famous thanks to Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, The Hateful Eight. You could see him also in Django Unchained, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Quentin is also a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Is Quentin Tarantino gay ?

Quentin is known to be straight.

Quentin Tarantino's girlfriends

Mira Sorvino

Quentin Tarantino and Mira Sorvino have been together since 1995 for 3 years. She is known as film actor. His girlfriend was born on Thursday 28th of September 1967.

Serah Henesey

Quentin Tarantino and Serah Henesey have been together. She is known as actor. Quentin´s girlfriend was born on Thursday 9th of January 1975 in Sydney.

Awards and competitions

Quentin Tarantino's Awards

  • Quentin received award for Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay for work Pulp Fiction in 1995
  • He received award for Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay for work Django Unchained in 2012
  • He received award for BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for work Django Unchained in 2013
  • Quentin received award for Palme d'Or for work Pulp Fiction in 1994
  • Quentin received award for Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for work Pulp Fiction in 1994
  • He received award for Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for work Django Unchained in 2013
  • Quentin received award for Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for work Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2020
  • He received award for Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for work Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2020

Quentin Tarantino's Rankings

  • Ranked #81 on Premiere magazine's 2004 annual Power 100 List. He was unranked in 2003.
  • Ranked #8 in Empire (UK) magazine's greatest directors ever 2005 poll.

Quentin Tarantino's Nominations

  • Quentin was nominated for Academy Award for Best Director
  • Quentin was nominated for Academy Award for Best Director
  • Quentin was nominated for Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
  • He was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for work Django Unchained in 2012
  • Quentin was nominated for European Film Award for Best Non-European Film for work Kill Bill Volume 1 in 2003

What else you don't know about Quentin Tarantino ?

Quentin´s middle name is Jerome. He likes to spend time in: Los Angeles, El Paso.

What Quentin Tarantino has done for a first time

  • First noted screenplay was titled "Captain Peachfuzz and the Anchovy Bandit", which was written in 1985.
  • Resided with Jennifer Beals while getting his first films produced.
  • Is mentioned in the cartoon "Courage the Cowardly Dog" as the zombie director Quintin Tarantella in several episodes, the first being "Everyone Wants to Direct".
  • First job was collecting quarters and restocking magazines from automated magazine boxes that dispensed pornographic titles.
  • He got his first job in the film industry at age 16, by lying about his age, as an usher at Pussycat Theater, a porn theater in Torrance, California.
  • In 1986, he got his first Hollywood job, working with Roger Avary as production assistants on Dolph Lundgren's exercise video "Maximum Potential".
  • Received his first paid writing assignment in the early 1990s when Robert Kurtzman hired him to write the screenplay for From Dusk Till Dawn (1996).
  • Tarantino hates The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003) stating that they ruined the mythology of the first movie to him.
  • Became a father for the first time at the age of 56 when his wife Daniella Pick gave birth to son Leo on February 22nd, 2020. Leo is named after his wife's grandfather and not Tarantino's frequent star Leonardo DiCaprio.

Quentin Tarantino's quotes

  • [on "rival" director Guy Ritchie marrying Madonna] I guess I'll have to marry Elvis Presley to get even.
  • If I've made it a little easier for artists to work in violence, great! I've accomplished something.
  • When people ask me if I went to film school, I tell them, "No, I went to films".
  • Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me; like I would die for it.
  • [on media criticisms of violence in his movies] Sure, Kill Bill is a violent movie. But it's a Tarantino movie. You don't go to see Metallica and ask the fuckers to turn the music down.
  • [on becoming famous] Going into a video store and going through the videos, looking at every title they have, trying to find some old Spaghetti Western, that's gone.
  • If you want to make a movie, make it. Don't wait for a grant, don't wait for the perfect circumstances, just make it. - Giving advice to young aspiring filmmakers at the 1994 Independent Spirit Awards.
  • I hope to give you at least 15 more years of movies. I'm not going to be this old guy that keeps cranking them out. My plan is to have a theater by that time in some small town and I will be the manager - this crazy old movie guy. (March 2005)
  • I will never do 'Pulp Fiction 2', but having said that, I could very well do other movies with these characters.
  • I've come to a point where I like Pauline Kael's reviews of Godard more than Godard's films.
  • There's only one list that's more illustrious than the list of directors who won the Palme d'Or. It's the list of directors who didn't.
  • I don't believe in putting in music as a band aid to get you over some rough parts or bad film making. If it's there it's got to add to it or take it to another level.
  • [on the death of David Carradine] He was a dream to direct, a fantastic actor, a great character actor and really one of Hollywood's great mad geniuses.
  • [on how The Dirty Dozen (1967) could never be made today] Ernest Borgnine. Charles Bronson. Those guys were real men. They were a different breed. Many of them had been to war. Today's young actors are soft.
  • I've had people write that I've seen too many movies. In what other art form would being an expert be considered a negative? If I were a poet, would I be criticized for knowing too much about Sappho? Or Aristotle?
  • Some people will like Inglourious Basterds (2009). Some people won't. But it was made with all the passion I've made everything with - except maybe my first film, which was probably made with more passion than I'll ever have again.
  • When you gotta go out and make a movie to pay for the kid's private school and for the three ex-wives, don't talk to me about your artistry. It's their job. It's not my job. It's my calling.
  • [on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993), when asked how he comes up with such good dialog] Well, not to be facetious or anything, but... I'm a good writer!
  • CGI has fully ruined car crashes. Because how can you be impressed with them now? When you watch them in the '70s, it was real cars, real metal, real blasts. They're really doing it and risking their lives. But I knew CGI was gonna start taking over.
  • When I first discovered Howard Hawks, I spent a year and a half reading the TV Guide and they played about 80 percent of his entire oeuvre on Los Angeles television. Brian De Palma, Martin Scorsese, Sergio Leone and Hawks were a huge influence on me.
  • [on Avatar (2009)] I'm not James Cameron and I could never think like that - I don't think he could think like me either - but if I could go into a time machine and think like that and be able to do what he could do, that would be great.
  • If there is something magic about the collaborations I have with actors it's because I put the character first.
  • If I was doing Kill Bill all over again - I'd be tempted to do it in 3D, at least Volume I.
  • If I wasn't a filmmaker, I'd be a film critic. It's the only thing I'd be qualified to do.
  • If you just love movies enough, you can make a good one.
  • [on Reservoir Dogs (1992)] This movie was never meant to be everything for everybody. And I don't mean that as a slam. I'm just saying I made this movie for myself and everybody else is invited.
  • [on Pulp Fiction (1994)] Three stories about one story.
  • [on what his most personal film is] Probably "Kill Bill".
  • I'm very happy with the way I write. I think I do it good. But I've never really considered myself a writer.
  • I've always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do.
  • If I'm on an airplane, a Kate Hudson movie is what I'm looking for. I'll sit there and I'll cry... I think it's the altitude or something like that.
  • I've always actually thought of Pulp Fiction (1994) as a Rock 'n' Roll Spaghetti Western.
  • [in response to criticisms that Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) is overly brutal] Innocent people die along the way because, unfortunately that's the story of revenge. Revenge is messy. It never works out the way you want it to.
  • [on film violence vs real-life violence] All the movies I'm basing my movies on I saw as a kid and yes, kids go to a movie theater, they can tell the difference. Maybe you couldn't when you were a kid but I could.
  • To me, Godard did to movies what Bob Dylan did to music - they both revolutionized their forms.
  • I think Kate Winslet is one of the best actresses that ever lived, so I would be honored to work with her.
  • My dialogue are not for everyone. Doesn't matter the quality of the actor, not everyone has timing or humor for the lines I wrote.
  • [November 23, 2015] I'd really love to work with Kate Winslet, I think she's amazing and does a great job.
  • [in answer to film critic why his films were always extremely violent] Because it's so much fun, Jan!
  • I'm not going to tell you how I believe, but yes, I do believe in God.
  • [1992] After I saw Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) at Cannes, David Lynch had disappeared so far up his own ass that I have no desire to see another David Lynch movie until I hear something different. And you know, I loved him. I *loved* him.
  • [2009] When I'm doing a movie, I'm not doing anything else. It's all about the movie. I don't have a wife. I don't have a kid. Nothing can get in my way. The whole fucking world can go to hell and and burst into flames.
  • Hopefully, the way I define success when I finish my career, is that I'm considered one of the greatest filmmakers that ever lived. And going further, a great artist, not just filmmaker. [at the 2016 Adobe Max conference]
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Quentin Tarantino's height, body shape, eye color, hair color

Lets describe how Quentin Tarantino looks. We will focus on his height, body shape, eye color, hair color and shoe size. He is tall as 6' 1" (185 cm). Body build is average. His eyes are tinted brown - dark. Quentin´s hair is shade of brown - dark. If you are really curious, you may find interesting his shoe size is 46.