Elvis impersonator, to be more precise, which is a character that Tarantino played in a season four episode of
The Golden Girls
The episode, ‘Sophia’s Wedding Part 1’, aired in November 1988, and had Rose and Blanch creating their own Elvis fan club. But invitations for Sophia’s wedding are sent to the impersonators, who become the wedding’s only guests.
“It was kind of a high point,” recalls Quent, “because it was one of the few times that I actually got hired for a job.
“All the other Elvis impersonators wore Vegas-style jumpsuits. But I wore my own clothes, because I was, like, the Sun Records Elvis. I was the hillbilly cat Elvis. I was the real Elvis; everyone else was Elvis after he sold out.”