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Martin Scorsese


Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942, in New York City, to Italian-American parents Catherine (Cappa) and Charles Scorsese. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films. Scorsese earned a B.S. degree in film communications in 1964, followed by an M.A. in the same ... See full bio »

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  Sinatra (producer) (announced)
  The Snowman (executive producer) (announced)
 2015 Bleed for This (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Tomorrow (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Untitled HBO/Rock 'N' Roll Project (TV Movie) (producer) (filming)
 2014 The Wannabe (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014 Untitled Bill Clinton Documentary (Documentary) (producer) (post-production)
 2014 Revenge of the Green Dragons (executive producer) (completed)
 2014 The New York Review of Books: A 50 Year Argument (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 The Third Side of the River (executive producer)
 2014/II Life Itself (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010-2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (executive producer - 56 episodes)
- Episode #5.7 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.6 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.5 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.4 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.3 (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (producer)
 2013 The Family (executive producer)
 2013 Glickman (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Hugo (producer)
 2011 Surviving Progress (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 George Harrison: Living in the Material World (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 Public Speaking (Documentary) (producer)
 2005-2010 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- A Letter to Elia (2010) ... (producer)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (producer)
 2010 Shutter Island (producer)
 2009 The Young Victoria (producer)
 2008 Lymelife (executive producer)
 2008 Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2004 Something to Believe In (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 The Aviator (executive producer - uncredited)
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004 Brides (executive producer)
 2004 Lightning in a Bottle (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Lady by the Sea: The Statue of Liberty (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 The Soul of a Man (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Deuces Wild (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001/I Rain (executive producer)
 2000 You Can Count on Me (executive producer)
 1998 The Hi-Lo Country (producer)
 1997 Kicked in the Head (executive producer)
 1996 Grace of My Heart (executive producer)
 1995 Clockers (producer)
 1995 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie documentary) (producer - uncredited)
 1995 Search and Destroy (executive producer)
 1994 Con gli occhi chiusi (executive producer)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (producer)
 1993 Naked in New York (executive producer)
 1990 PoV (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1990 The Grifters (producer)
 1971 We Have Come for Your Daughters (Documentary) (associate producer)
 1970 Item 72-D: The Adventures of Spa and Fon (Short) (consulting producer)
 1968 The Big Shave (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Interviewed for the DVD release of Murder by Contract (1958). He said that he saw the film in a theater as a teenager and it had a profound effect on him. The scenes in Taxi Driver (1976) with Robert De Niro raining alone in his apartment were inspired by a similar scene in "Murder by Contract". See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 12 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 33 Interviews | 34 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Marty Scorsese

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Robert De Niro] And even now I still know of nobody who can surprise me on the screen the way he does -- and did then. No actor comes to mind who can provide such power and excitement. See more »

Trivia:

Went to see The Searchers (1956) on the afternoon of the day that he graduated from Parochial school. See more »

Trademark:

Though he is particular about the aesthetics of every shot, he frequently encourages improvisation in dialogue. See more »

Nickname:

Marty

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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