Martin Charles Scorsese is an American director, producer, screenwriter and actor. One of the major figures of the new Hollywood era, he is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential directors in the history of cinema. Scorsese's work explores topics such as Italian-American identity, Catholic conceptions of sin and redemption, faith, nihilism, nihilism, crime, and factionism. Many of his films are known for their depictions of violence and the free use of obscene language. Scorsese has also dedicated his life to film conservation and restoration, founding the non-profit organization The Film Foundation in 1990, as well as the World Cinema Foundation in 2007 and the African Film Heritage Project in 2017. Scorsese studied at New York University, where he obtained a BA in English Literature in 1964 and an MA in Film Arts from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1968.
|Born||Martin Charles Scorsese, November 17, 1942, New York City, U.S.|
|Citizenship||United States, Italy|
|Education||New York University (BA, MFA)|
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor|
|Children||3, including Domenica Cameron-Scorsese and Francesca Scorsese|
|Parent(s)||Charles Scorsese, Catherine Scorsese|
|IMDb||Martin Scorsese's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes||Martin Scorsese's Rotten Tomatoes|
Acclaimed director whose films frequently feature gangsters and focus on the world of crime. His iconic films include Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and Goodfellas. In 2006, he won his first Academy Award for Best Director for his film The Departed after previously being nominated five times.
He couldn't play sports as a kid because of his asthma.
He was named to Time magazine's 2007 list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.
He married his fifth wife, Helen Morris, on July 22, 1999. He has three children: Domenica, Francesca and Cathy.
He has directed a number of films starring Leonardo DiCaprio, including The Departed, Gangs of New York, The Aviator and The Wolf of Wall Street.
- The Divine Comedy: Film and Religion by Dr. Catherine O'Brien (2018).
- Winner of the Silver Lion Award for Best Director in Venice
- Winner of BAFTA Award for Best Director
- Winner of the David di Donatello career award
- Golden Globe Award for Best Director
- Golden Globe Award winner Cecil B. DeMille
- Winner of the award for best director
- Cinema theorists
- Winner of the Director Guild of America Award
- Honored by the Kennedy Center
- American music video director
- New York filmmakers
- American film publishers
- American documentary directors
Latest information about Martin Scorsese updated on June 07 2021.