Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino

Birthday: March 27, 1963

Born March 27th, 1963, director/screenwriter/actor/producer Quentin Tarantino was perhaps the most distinctive and volatile talent to emerge in American film in the early '90s. Unlike the previous generation of American filmmakers, Tarantino learned his craft from his days as a video clerk rather than as a film-school student. Consequently, he developed an audacious fusion of pop culture and independent arthouse cinema; his films were thrillers that were distinguished as much by their clever, twisting dialogue as their outbursts of extreme violence. Tarantino initially began his career as an actor (his biggest role was as an Elvis impersonator on an episode of ...more
  • 2012
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Best Original Screenplay
  • Django Unchained
  • win
  • 2012
  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts
  • Best Original Screenplay
  • Django Unchained
  • win
  • 2012
  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts
  • Best Director
  • Django Unchained