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Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992, first-time writer-director Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992) appeared at the Sundance Film Festival. 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 and Allison Anders. The film opened December 25 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. Since then, Tarantino has helmed several critically and financially successful films, including Jackie Brown (1997), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Django Unchained (2012) and The Hateful Eight (2015).  See full bio on IMDb »

'Pulp Fiction' -- Quentin Tarantino's Classic Stolen Chevy RECOVERED 17 Years Later!

'Pulp Fiction' Classic Chevy
Stolen 17 Years Ago RECOVERED!!!

The famous '65 red Chevy in "Pulp Fiction" that was stolen nearly 2 decades ago has been RECOVERED ... TMZ has learned. The car was stolen from the movie's director, Quentin Tarantino ... outside… READ MORE >

Elisabetta Canalis -- Screw George Clooney... I ROOTED For Quentin Tarantino

Elisabetta Canalis
Screw CLOONEY I Rooted For Tarantino

He basically MADE HER CAREER ... but Elisabetta Canalis feels no obligation to root for her ex-boyfriend George Clooney ... telling TMZ she was hoping he LOST at the Academy Awards. Elisabetta was… READ MORE >

- 1633 days ago
LeVar Burton -- 'Django Unchained' Is NOTHING Like 'Roots'

LeVar Burton
'Django Unchained' Is NOTHING Like 'Roots'

"Django Unchained" is NOT a movie that's based in reality ... and should NEVER be compared to real depictions of slavery like "Roots" ... so says LeVar Burton. LeVar -- who played Kunta Kinte in… READ MORE >

- 1653 days ago
'Django Unchained' -- Slave Toys Banned from eBay

'Django' Slave Toys
BANNED from eBay

Don't count on finding one of those discontinued "Django Unchained" slave toys on eBay any time soon -- TMZ has learned, the action figures have now been banned from the auction website.TMZ broke… READ MORE >

- 1666 days ago
Quentin Tarantino -- A Real Q & A-Hole

Quentin Tarantino
A Real Q & A-Hole

Quentin Tarantino threw a total hissy fit when asked if there was a connection between movie violence and real violence -- but he's one of the few people who probably doesn't mind putting his foot… READ MORE >

- 1678 days ago
Quentin Tarantino EXPLODES at Reporter -- Don't Ask Me About Movie Violence!!!

Quentin Tarantino
Explodes on Reporter Don't Ask Me About Movie Violence!!!

Quentin Tarantino says he's sick and tired of talking about the connection between movie violence and real violence ... and ERUPTED on a British news reporter who asked about it during an… READ MORE >

- 1679 days ago
Katt Williams -- Quentin Tarantino Has No Business Using the N-Word

Katt Williams
Quentin Tarantino Has No Business Using the N-Word

In between getting out of jail and getting in the middle of a parking lot brawl, Katt Williams took the time to talk to TMZ about "Django Unchained" ... and threatened to beat the crap out… READ MORE >

- 1692 days ago
N-Word in 'Django Unchained' -- You Be the Judge

"Django Unchained"
N-Word Controversy You Be the Judge

Spike Lee is boycotting Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" because the N-word is used 110 times. Interesting, since Spike has used the N-word in some of his flicks. So we gotta ask ...  READ MORE >

- 1692 days ago
'Chappelle's Show' Star Blasts Spike Lee -- CHILL! 'Django' Is Just a Film

"Chappelle's Show" Star
Blasts Spike Lee CHILL! Django's Just a Film

Spike Lee needs to relax ... so says "Chappelle's Show" star Donnell Rawlings, who tells TMZ, the n-word-filled "Django Unchained" is a fun movie with a happy ending ... and THAT'S IT.Rawlings was… READ MORE >

- 1693 days ago
Sarah Silverman Defends 'Django Unchained' -- Let the N-Word Flow!

Sarah Silverman
DEFENDS 'Django' ... Let the N-Word Flow!

Spike Lee is breaking a sacred rule by criticizing "Django Unchained" for its pervasive use of the n-word -- so says Sarah Silverman ... who tells TMZ, art is art ... and "you can't tell art what… READ MORE >

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