In 2005, he was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.
He then worked as an usher at an adult movie theater in Torrance, called the Pussycat Theater.
Later, Tarantino attended acting classes at the James Best Theatre Company, where he met several of his eventual collaborators.
Hellman helped Tarantino to secure funding from Richard N.
Gladstein at Live Entertainment (which later became Artisan, now known as Lionsgate).
is an American filmmaker, actor, film programmer, and cinema owner.