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Martin Scorsese

Film Producer / Film Director / Screenwriter / Television Director | * 11/17/1942 (77) | Queens, New York, USA
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Martin Charles Scorsese (Italian: [skorˈseːze; -eːse]; born November 17, 1942) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. One of the major figures of the New Hollywood era, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential directors in film history. Scorsese's body of work explores themes such as Italian-American identity, Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption, faith, machismo, crime and tribalism. Many of his films are known for their depiction of violence, and the liberal use of profanity and rock music. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation and in 2017, he introduced the African Film Heritage Project. Scorsese studied at New York University where he received a bachelor’s degree in English Literature in 1964, and received a Masters in Fine Arts in film from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1966. In 1967 Scorsese's first feature film Who's That Knocking at My Door was released and was accepted into the Chicago Film Festival, where critic Roger Ebert saw it and called it "a marvelous evocation of American city life, announcin... ()
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€?American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese made the short films while he attended New York University's film school; these include “What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?” (1963), “It's Not Just You, Murray!” (1964), and his most famous short of the period “The Big Shave” (1967). This came shortly after seriously considering entering into priesthood. He entered a seminary in 1956 then opted to direct his focus toward film; he graduated from NYU as a film major in 1964. Scorsese made his first feature-length film in 1967, “Call First”, which was later retitled “Who's That Knocking at My Door”, which was followed by “Boxcar Bertha” (1972). The Film “Taxi Driver” (1976) won the Palme d'Or at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival, and received four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, establishing Scorsese as an accomplished filmmaker operating on a highly skilled level.  Scorsese has been married five times. His first wife was Laraine Marie Brennan; they have a daughter, Catherine. He married the writer Julia Cameron in 1976; they have a daughter, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, who is an actress and appeared in The Age of Innocence, but the marriage lasted only a year. He was married to actress Isabella Rossellini from 1979 to their divorce in 1983. He then married producer Barbara De Fina in 1985; their marriage ended in divorce as well, in 1991. He has been married to Helen Morris since 1999; they have a daughter, Francesca, who appeared in The Departed and The Aviator. He is primarily based in New York City.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Martin Scorsese

Academy Award for Best Director Primetime Emmy Award Directors Guild of America Award Light of Truth Award Library of Congress Living Legend Golden Globe Cecil B. Demille Award Kennedy Center Honors AFI Life Achievement Award Praemium Imperiale Honorary Doctor of The Princeton University Golden Globe Award Britannia Awards Palme d'Or Golden Bear Cannes Best Director Award Silver Lion 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Director Grammy Award for Best Music Film Honorary César BAFTA Award for Best Film BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay BAFTA Award for Best Direction BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award Princess of AsturIAS Award for The Arts Knight Grand Cross of The Order of Merit of The Italian Republic Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Officer of The Legion of Honour National Board of Review Award for Best Film 8x Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay 2x Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Martin Scorsese as Actor(149)

as himself2017 Spielberg
as himself2017 The Pulitzer At 100
as himself2017 Lumière!
as himself2016 Ken San
as himself2015 Hitchcock/Truffaut
as himself2015 Scorsese's Goodfellas
as Doctor2015 Campus Code
as himself2015 This Is Orson Welles
as himself2015 The Audition
as Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage)2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
as himself2013 Seduced and Abandoned
as himself2013 Milius
as himself2013 Trespassing Bergman
as himself2012 Side by Side
as himself2012 Bad 25
as himself2012 Casting By
as himself2011 Woody Allen: A Documentary
as Photographer (uncredited)2011 Hugo
as himself2011 Kurosawa's Way
as Narrator2010 A Letter to Elia
as himself2010 Public Speaking
as himself2008 Saul Bass: Title Champ
as himself2007 The Key to Reserva
as himself2007 Cannes: All Access
as himself2006 A Beautiful Vacation
as Himself (voice) (uncredited)2005 No Direction Home: Bob Dylan
as Sykes (voice)2005 Club Oscar
as Himself - (archive footage)2004 The Workaday Gangster
as himself2004 Scorsese on Scorsese
as Sykes (voice)2004 Shark Tale
as Interviewee2002 Revisiting The Last Waltz
as Wealthy Homeowner (uncredited)2002 Gangs of New York
as himself2001 The Neighborhood
as Himself - Director2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows
as Dispatcher (Voice)1999 Bringing Out the Dead
as Host1999 My Voyage to Italy
as himself1999 The Muse
as The Accountant1995 Search and Destroy
as himself1994 The Scorsese Machine
as himself1994 Jonas in the Desert
as Martin Rittenhome1994 Quiz Show
as Photographer1993 The Age of Innocence
as Joe Lesser1991 Guilty by Suspicion
as Vincent Van Gogh1990 Dreams
as Opening voice-over (uncredited)1990 The Grifters
as himself1990 Hollywood Mavericks
as Man Having Picture Taken with Lionel Dobie1989 New York Stories
as Isaiah (uncredited)1988 The Last Temptation of Christ
as himself1987 Hollywood Uncensored
as Goodley1986 ’Round Midnight
as Club Berlin Searchlight Operator (uncredited)1985 After Hours
as Gatti-Casazza1983 Anna Pavlova
as TV Director1982 The King of Comedy
as Barbizon Stagehand1980 Raging Bull
as Regista TV1980 In the Pope's Eye
as himself1978 Movies Are My Life
as himself1978 The Last Waltz
as Mafioso1976 Cannonball
as Man in Cab1976 Taxi Driver
as himself1974 Italianamerican
as Jimmy Shorts (Uncredited)1973 Mean Streets
as Brothel Client (uncredited)1972 Boxcar Bertha
as Himself (uncredited)1971 Directed by John Ford
as himself1970 Street Scenes 1970

TV Shows/Series with Martin Scorsese as Actor(14)

Movies with Martin Scorsese as Crew(140)

Directing/Director2022 Roosevelt
Production/Producer2022 Roosevelt
Directing/Director2022 Killers of the Flower Moon
Production/Producer2022 Killers of the Flower Moon
Production/Producer2020 Bernstein
Production/Executive Producer2020 The Souvenir Part II
Production/Executive Producer2020 Shirley
Production/Executive Producer2020 The Card Counter
Production/Executive Producer2020 Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band
Production/Producer2020 King Leopold’s Ghost
Production/Consulting Producer2020 Item 72-D: The Adventures of Spa and Fon
Production/Executive Producer2020 Pieces of a Woman
Production/Executive Producer2019 Uncut Gems
Production/Executive Producer2019 Diane
Directing/Director2019 The Irishman
Production/Producer2019 The Irishman
Production/Executive Producer2019 The Souvenir
Production/Executive Producer2019 Tomorrow
Production/Executive Producer2019 Port Authority
Production/Executive Producer2018 Happy as Lazzaro
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Snowman
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Ciambra
Production/Executive Producer2017 Long Strange Trip
Production/Executive Producer2017 Free Fire
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Elephant and the Butterfly
Production/Executive Producer2016 Bleed for This
Directing/Director2016 Silence
Production/Producer2016 Silence
Writing/Screenplay2016 Silence
Production/Executive Producer2016 Before the Flood
Writing/Writer2015 I Call First
Production/Executive Producer2015 The Wannabe
Directing/Director2015 The Audition
Directing/Director2014 The 50 Year Argument
Production/Executive Producer2014 The Third Side of the River
Production/Executive Producer2014 Revenge of the Green Dragons
Production/Executive Producer2013 The Family
Directing/Director2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
Production/Producer2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
Production/Other2011 The Loving Story
Production/Executive Producer2011 Surviving Progress
Directing/Director2011 Hugo
Production/Producer2011 Hugo
Crew/Thanks2011 The Extraordinary Voyage
Directing/Director2010 Shutter Island
Production/Producer2010 Shutter Island
Directing/Director2010 A Letter to Elia
Directing/Director2010 Public Speaking
Production/Producer2010 Public Speaking
Production/Producer2009 The Young Victoria
Production/Executive Producer2008 Lymelife
Crew/Presenter2008 Gomorrah
Directing/Director2008 Shine a Light
Production/Producer2008 Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies
Directing/Director2007 The Key to Reserva
Writing/Author2007 The Key to Reserva
Production/Producer2007 Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows
Directing/Director2006 The Departed
Directing/Director2005 No Direction Home: Bob Dylan
Production/Executive Producer2004 Frankenstein
Directing/Director2004 The Aviator
Production/Executive Producer2004 The Aviator
Production/Executive Producer2004 Lightning in a Bottle
Directing/Director2002 Gangs of New York
Directing/Director2001 The Neighborhood
Directing/Director2001 The Concert for New York City
Production/Executive Producer2000 You Can Count on Me
Directing/Director1999 Bringing Out the Dead
Directing/Director1999 My Voyage to Italy
Writing/Writer1999 My Voyage to Italy
Production/Producer1998 The Hi-Lo Country
Directing/Director1997 Kundun
Production/Executive Producer1997 Kicked in the Head
Production/Executive Producer1996 Grace of My Heart
Production/Producer1995 Clockers
Directing/Director1995 Casino
Writing/Screenplay1995 Casino
Production/Executive Producer1995 Search and Destroy
Production/Executive Producer1993 Naked in New York
Production/Producer1993 Mad Dog and Glory
Directing/Director1993 The Age of Innocence
Writing/Screenplay1993 The Age of Innocence
Directing/Director1991 Cape Fear
Production/Executive Producer1991 Peter Gabriel - POV
Directing/Director1991 The King of Ads
Directing/Director1990 Made in Milan
Directing/Director1990 GoodFellas
Writing/Screenplay1990 GoodFellas
Production/Producer1990 The Grifters
Directing/Director1989 New York Stories
Directing/Director1988 The Last Temptation of Christ
Directing/Director1987 Bad
Directing/Director1986 The Color of Money
Directing/Director1985 After Hours
Directing/Director1982 The King of Comedy
Directing/Director1980 Raging Bull
Directing/Director1978 The Last Waltz
Directing/Director1977 New York, New York
Directing/Director1976 Taxi Driver
Directing/Director1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Directing/Director1974 Italianamerican
Directing/Director1973 Mean Streets
Production/Producer1973 Mean Streets
Writing/Screenplay1973 Mean Streets
Writing/Story1973 Mean Streets
Directing/Director1972 Boxcar Bertha
Editing/Editorial Manager1972 The Unholy Rollers
Editing/Supervising Editor1972 The Unholy Rollers
Sound/Sound Effects Editor1971 Minnie and Moskowitz
Production/Associate Producer1971 We Have Come for Your Daughters
Directing/Assistant Director1970 Woodstock
Editing/Editor1970 Woodstock
Directing/Director1970 Street Scenes 1970
Writing/Writer1969 Obsessions
Editing/Editor1969 Reflections
Directing/Director1967 The Big Shave
Editing/Editor1967 The Big Shave
Production/Producer1967 The Big Shave
Writing/Writer1967 The Big Shave
Directing/Director1967 Who's That Knocking at My Door
Writing/Screenplay1967 Who's That Knocking at My Door
Directing/Director1966 New York City... Melting Point
Directing/Director1964 It's Not Just You, Murray!
Writing/Writer1964 It's Not Just You, Murray!
Directing/Director1959 Vesuvius VI
Writing/Writer1959 Vesuvius VI

TV Shows/Series with Martin Scorsese as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2016 Vinyl
Production/Executive Producer2016 Vinyl
Writing/Writer2016 Vinyl
Directing/Director2010 Boardwalk Empire
Production/Executive Producer2010 Boardwalk Empire
Directing/Director1985 Amazing Stories
Directing/Director1975 Arena

Additional Information

Full Name: Martin Scorsese
Born: Tuesday, 11/17 1942 (November) in Queens (current age: 77 years + 311 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Employer: New York University
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild of America West, Directors Guild of America
Net worth estimate: 150,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Julia Cameron, Isabella Rossellini, Barbara De Fina, Laraine Marie Brennan, Helen Schermerhorn Morris
Children: Cathy Scorsese, Francesca Scorsese, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese
Student of: Haig P. Manoogian
Influenced by/Role models: Howard Hawks
Other names for Martin Scorsese (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Мартин Скорсезе"
"马丁·斯科塞斯"
"มาร์ติน สกอร์เซซี"
"マーティン・スコセッシ"
"마틴 스코세이지"
"Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese"
"Μάρτιν Μαρκαντόνιο Λουτσιάνο Σκορσέζε"
"Μάρτιν Σκορσέζε"
"마틴 스콜세지"
"Мартін Скорсезе"
"مارتین اسکورسیزی"
"מרטין סקורסזה"
"मार्टिन स्कोर्सेसे"
"মার্টিন স্কোরসেজি"
"மார்ட்டின் ஸ்கோர்செசி"
"ਮਾਰਟਿਨ ਸਕੌਰਸੀਜ਼ੇ"
"Մարտին Սկորսեզե"
"Martin Charles Scorsese"
Martin Scorsese frequently works together with these people:
Thelma Schoonmaker (42x, Crew)
Robert De Niro (41x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Bill Hader (26x, Actor)
Barbara De Fina (24x, Crew)
Tom Fleischman (21x, Crew)
Leonardo DiCaprio (18x, Actor)
Robbie Robertson (18x, Actor)
Philip Stockton (18x, Crew)
Steven Spielberg (16x, Crew)
Dante Ferretti (16x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:421, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/20/2020