BirthdayNovember 17, 1942

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  1. About Martin Scorsese

    Full name: Martin Scorsese
    Also known as: Martin Scorsese, Scorsese, Martin, Martin Scorsese is gay, Martin Scorsese finish off da puusay
    Education: New York University
    Professions: Producer, Director, Actor
    Work: Awards for Martin Scorsese
    Occupation: Director, producer, actor, screenwriter, film historian

  2. Martin Scorsese Measurements

    Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)

  3. Martin Scorsese Known for

    The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Shutter Island (2010), Goodfellas (1990), The Departed (2006)

  4. Martin Scorsese Biography

    Martin Charles Scorsese (/sk?r?s?zi/; born November 17, 1942) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinema history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. He is a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won an Academy Award, a Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and DGA Awards.Scorsese's body of work addresses such themes as Italian American identity, Roman Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption, machismo, modern crime, and gang conflict. Many of his films are also notable for their depiction of violence and liberal use of profanity. He has directed landmark films such as Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The King of Comedy (1983), and Goodfellas (1990), all of which he collaborated on with actor and close friend Robert De Niro. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The Departed (2006). With eight Best Director nominations to date, he is the most nominated living director, and is tied with Billy Wilder for the second most nominations overall. Since Gangs of New York (2002), he has also been noted for his collaborations with Leonardo DiCaprio.

  5. Martin Scorsese Family

    Spouse: Helen Schermerhorn Morris
    Parents: Charles Scorsese

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