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date: 18 June 2019

Tarantino, Quentin Jerome (1963– ) 

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
 Market House Books Market House Books

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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