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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 136 wins & 210 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2018 The Irishman (producer) (filming)
 2018 Tomorrow (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017 The Snowman (executive producer) (post-production)
  The Souvenir: Part I (executive producer) (filming)
  The Souvenir: Part II (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Uncut Gems (executive producer) (pre-production)
 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 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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Other Works:

Music video: Directed Michael Jackson video "Bad" 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:

I think it's accumulated. If it's trained, it's trained from my own films. You can imagine the tension in a scene, or the warmth, or the humor. I think I know the size of the frame, and I think I know when to cut - and when not to. Somehow that comes out of the story, and the actors who are playing the parts. They determine, sometimes, whether you should move the camera or not, whether you should... See more »

Trivia:

He was one of three major directors to have been offered the opportunity to direct Schindler's List (1993) by producer Steven Spielberg, the other two being Roman Polanski and Billy Wilder. Scorsese thought a Jewish filmmaker should direct this; Polanski was not yet ready to deal with the painful subject (having lost his mother in the Holocaust); and Wilder (who was retired and who lost his ... See more »

Trademark:

Often uses diagetic music (i.e., source of music is visible on-screen) See more »

Nickname:

Marty

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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