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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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 2016 Loving (executive producer) (filming)
 2016/I Silence (producer) (post-production)
 2015/III Tomorrow (executive producer) (post-production)
 2015 Bleed for This (executive producer) (post-production)
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  The Snowman (executive producer) (announced)
 2015 The Wannabe (executive producer)
 2014 Revenge of the Green Dragons (executive producer)
 2014 The Third Side of the River (executive producer)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (producer)
 2013 Peter Gabriel: Live in Athens 1987 (executive producer)
 2013/I The Family (executive producer)
 2011 Hugo (producer)
 2010 Shutter Island (producer)
 2009 The Young Victoria (producer)
 2008 Lymelife (executive producer)
 2004 The Aviator (executive producer - uncredited)
 2004 Brides (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 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 The Grifters (producer)
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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 | 16 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 33 Interviews | 34 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Marty Scorsese

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

The cinema began with a passionate relationship between celluloid and the artists and craftsmen and technicians who handled it, manipulated it, and came to know it in the way a lover comes to know every inch of the body of the beloved. No matter where the cinema goes, we cannot afford to lose sight of the beginning. See more »

Trivia:

Was voted the 4th greatest director of all time by Entertainment Weekly, making him the only living person in the top 5 and the only working film director in the top 10 (Ingmar Bergman being retired as a filmmaker). See more »

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

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Marty

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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