Edward James Tarantino: Where is Quentin Tarantino’s brother? 

Edward James Tarantino
Edward James Tarantino

Who is Edward James Tarantino?

Edward James Tarantino is the half-brother of American writer, producer, film director, and actor Quentin Tarantino. His brother’s films are characterized by stylized violence and extended dialogue including the pervasive use of profanity and references to Western popular culture. Who is Quentin Tarantino’s brother?

Edward James Tarantino: Bio Summary

Full NameEdward James Tarantino
famous asbrother of Quentin Tarantino
Age 49 years old as of 2023
Date of BirthOctober 3, 1974
Place of BirthSimi Valley, California, United States
Zodiac signLibra
Siblings  Tanya Marie TarantinoRonnajean Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino
Parents Tony Tarantino

Edward James Tarantino was born in Simi Valley, California, United States on 3 October 1974. He is 49 years old as of 2023. Edward is the son of Tony Tarantino(actor and producer) and the grandson of Dominic Tarantino and Elizabeth Tarantino. He has three siblings; Tanya Marie Tarantino(Sister), Ronnajean Tarantino(Sister), and Quentin Tarantino(Half-brother). There isn’t much information available about Edward’s mother.

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Where is Quentin Tarantino’s brother now? According to Familytron, Edward James Tarantino works as a lumberjack while her sister Ronnajean is an anti-abortion activist. Despite being the sibling of a popular person, Edward has lived his life far away from the limelight. His educational status is not available, and so is his career and relationship. He lives outside the limelight to avoid any controversy. 

Edward James Tarantino’s father refused sex for a role


Edward and Quentin Tarantino’s biological father Tony Tarantino is an actor and producer. In 2017,  he revealed in an interview that, in 1960, when he was 20 years,  he was blacklisted from the industry because he punched talent agent Henry Willson after he offered him acting opportunities and a lavish lifestyle in exchange for gay sex. After the incident, he was fired from his role on the TV western series Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theatre.

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Even though he changed his name to Tony Maro, and he booked a lot of acting jobs, he says, he was thrown out any time they discovered his true identity. Edward’s father produced films such as Prism and Underbelly Blues and directed the movie Blood Money in 2003. He also acted in some of the movies he produced and directed.

Quentin Tarantino: Edward James Tarantino’s Brother.

Edward James Tarantino’s brother was named after Burt Reynolds’s character in the TV series Gunsmoke, Quint Asper. His parents met during a trip to Los Angeles. His father left the family before he was born. At the age of 14, Edward’s brother wrote his first work, a screenplay called Captain Peachfuzz and the Anchovy Bandit, which was based on the 1977 film Smokey and the Bandits. 

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Quentin worked a lot of jobs through the 1980s when he lied about his age. He worked as an Usher, a Video archive, and a lot more. He had his breakthrough after meeting Lawrence Bender. He discussed with him an unwritten dialogue-driven heist film. He encouraged him to write the screenplay.

His friend forwarded it to director Monte Hellman and he also helped to secure funding from Richard N. Gladstein at Live Entertainment. In January 1992, it was released as a crime thriller Reservoir Dogs. It became successful immediately and received a positive response from critics. After it, he wrote a lot of screenplays, which earned him a lot of fame.

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He has had quite a number of controversies surrounding his works such as Gun Violence, Racial Slurs in Films, Kill Bill Car Crash, and many others. 

Whiles, it’s unclear if Edward is married with kids, his elder brother Quentin on the other hand is married to the daughter of the musician Zvika Pick, Daniella Pick. On 28 November 2018. They met in 2009 when Quentin was in Israel to promote Inglorious Basterds. They have two children together. Quentin has had a lot of nominations and wins such as the Academy Award, Palme d’Or, Golden Globe Awards, etc. 

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