Today March 27 is American film director Quentin Tarantino's 60th birthday.
He's a noted screenwriter and filmmaker known for stylized violence, sharp dialogue, and pop culture.
After kicking off at a video shop in California, he developed and sold two scripts by night: True Romance (1993) and Natural Born Killers (1994).
Director's debut film, Reservoir Dogs (1992), depicts a violent jewelry store heist gone wrong.
He directed this cult crime film that won him international recognition, including the Palme d'Or.
Tarantino's 1995 Oscar for best film director went to Pulp Fiction, which he co-wrote with Roger Avary.
After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.
The 2010 film received eight Academy Award nominations, with Waltz winning Best Supporting Actor.
The story follows a black slave training under a German bounty hunter to reunite with his wife.
He has 35 big wins under his belt for awards ranging from Academy Awards, Golden Globes to BAFTAs.