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date: 18 June 2019

Tarantino, Quentin Jerome (1963– ) 

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
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US screenwriter, director, and actor, whose films are known for their explicit violence and idiosyncratic dialogue.Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to a sixteen-year-old half-Irish, half-Cherokee mother and an Italian father whom he never saw. He claims to have been entirely self-educated through films, television, and videos. Attempts to become an actor, including a spell as an Elvis Presley impersonator, proved unfruitful and he began writing screenplays while working at a video store, attempting to sell his scripts to established directors. Tarantino's Romeo-and-Juliet road movie ... ...

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