Quentin Tarantino, the American writer, director, and actor has made a name for himself as a Hollywood legend who thrives on shock and controversy. His films tend to disgust and fuel his audiences as well as make them question their own morality … all by intention. In the world of cinema, nothing is aimless. And Tarantino knows exactly what he’s doing.
Love him or hate, his movies are hard to forget and make a lasting impression on viewers and critics alike. In 2005, Tarantino was included on the annual Time’s 100 list of the most influential people in the world. And filmmaker and historian Peter Bogdanovich referred to Tarantino as “ the single most influential director of his generation .”
On that note, here’s a list of all things Tarantino. Even if you consider yourself a QT fan, you probably haven’t heard of all the things on this list.
Let’s start with the basics. His full name is Quentin Jerome Tarantino and he’s of Italian, Irish and Cherokee ancestry. He was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the only child of Connie McHugh and Tony Tarantino. And he just recently became a married man for the first time at the age of 54!
Tarantino met 35-year-old Israeli singer and model Daniela Pick in 2009 while he was in Israel promoting his film “ Inglourious Basterds” . They split but later reconnected in 2015 after ended his relationship with Kill Bill’s costume designer girlfriend Courtney Hoffman.