From The Quentin Tarantino Archives
Lee Donowitz is a character played by Saul Rubinek in True Romance. Lee is a very successful movie producer in Hollywood, who is interested in buying Clarence's cocaine. He meets Clarence Worley at the Ambassador Hotel in order to do the drug deal. He is killed in the Mexican standoff at the end of the movie. His assistant is Elliot Blitzer.
- Lee: "Elliot! I love this kid!"
- Lee: "Don't give me the finger! I'll fuckin have you killed!!"
- Lee: "Is there a doctor in the house or what?"
- The Lee Donowitz character is said to be inspired by mega movie producer Joel Silver.
- According to Quentin, he is the son of Sgt. Donny Donowitz of Inglorious Basterds.