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Martin Scorsese


Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films.... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 141 wins & 213 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Taxi Driver Director
(1976)
Goodfellas Director
(1990)
Mean Streets Director
(1973)
Silence Producer
(2016)

Filmography

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  Bernstein (producer) (announced)
  Roosevelt (producer) (announced)
  Bastard (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Souvenir: Part II (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Port Authority (executive producer) (filming)
  Uncut Gems (executive producer) (filming)
 2019 The Irishman (producer) (post-production)
 2018 The Souvenir (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018/I Tomorrow (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018 Lazzaro felice (executive producer)
 2018 Diane (executive producer)
 2017 The Snowman (executive producer)
 2017 Drôle de père (executive producer)
 2017 A Ciambra (executive producer)
 2017 Abundant Acreage Available (executive producer)
 2017 Long Strange Trip (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016/I Silence (producer)
 2016 Before the Flood (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Free Fire (executive producer)
 2016 Bleed for This (executive producer)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Alibi (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Rock and Roll Queen (2016) ... (executive producer)
- E.A.B. (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The King and I (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Cyclone (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Wannabe (executive producer)
 2010-2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (executive producer - 56 episodes)
- Eldorado (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Friendless Child (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Devil You Know (2014) ... (executive producer)
- King of Norway (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Cuanto (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Revenge of the Green Dragons (executive producer)
 2014 The 50 Year Argument (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 La tercera orilla (executive producer)
 2014 Life Itself (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (producer)
 2013 Peter Gabriel: Live in Athens 1987 (executive producer)
 2013/I 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)
 2010 A Letter to Elia (Documentary) (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)
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (producer)
 2004 Something to Believe In (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 The Aviator (executive producer - uncredited)
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004 Nyfes (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 - 1 episode)
- Feel Like Going Home (2003) ... (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 The Insect Trainer (Video) (producer)
 1994 Con gli occhi chiusi (executive producer)
 1993 Naked in New York (executive producer)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (producer)
 1990 PoV (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1990 The Grifters (producer)
 1971 Medicine Ball Caravan (Documentary) (associate producer)
 1970 Item 72-D: The Adventures of Spa and Fon (Short) (consulting producer)
 1967 The Big Shave (Short) (producer)
 1959 Vesuvius VI (Short) (producer)
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Personal Details

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 »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 16 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 33 Interviews | 44 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Martin Scorcese | Marty Scorsese

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I first went to L.A. in 1970, there was a little bit of that need in me--to buy into, participate in, the dream world of celebrity. It's almost as if they are like gods and goddesses--that's the impression they make on you from when you're four or five years old. That's the old story. I hear a lot of actors talk about this, where people come up to them and talk to them, and finally the actor... See more »

Trivia:

Several of Scorsese's films have scenes with big cats. "Mean Streets", "Goodfellas", "Casino", and "The Wolf of Wall Street" feature full-grown lions. "The Aviator" has a brief scene with a lion cub. Additionally, "The Irishman" has a spotted leopard in its cast. See more »

Trademark:

[slow-motion] Makes use of slow motion techniques (e.g., Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)). See more »

Nickname:

Marty

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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