Tony Tarantino

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Tony Tarantino (born July 4, 1940) is an American actor, musician, cinematographer, and composer.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Tarantino was born in Queens, New York on July 4, 1940, to Elizabeth and Dominic Tarantino (1915–2004), a World War ll veteran. He entered the Pasadena Playhouse.

He is the father of director and actor Quentin Tarantino. During a 2010 interview, the younger Tarantino said: "Well, I never knew my father [...] That's the thing. I never knew him [...] He wanted to be an actor [...] Now he's an actor only because he has my last name. But he was never part of my life. I didn't know him. I've never met him."[2]


As producer[edit]

Year Title
2011 Underbelly Blues

As director[edit]

Year Title
2003 Blood Money

As actor[edit]

Year Title
2011 Underbelly Blues
2008 Harvest Moon
2003 Blood Money
1999 It's The Rage
Family Tree
Holy Hollywood

As cinematographer[edit]

Year Title
2009 Samurai Princess

Vally Film Festival Award Winner[edit]

Year Title
1999 Holy Hollywood


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