Martin Scorsese

DIRECTOR, WRITER

Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA

Born: 1942-11-17

Martin Scorsese Biography

​American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian. Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese made the short films while he attended New York University's film school; these include “What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?” (1963), “It's Not Just You, Murray!” (1964), and his most famous short of the period “The Big Shave” (1967). This came shortly after seriously considering entering into priesthood. He entered a seminary in 1956 then opted to direct his focus toward film; he graduated from NYU as a film major in 1964.Scorsese made his first feature-length film in 1967, “Call First”, which was later retitled “Who's That Knocking at My Door”, which was followed by “Boxcar Bertha” (1972). The Film “Taxi Driver” (1976) won the Palme d'Or at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival, and received four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, establishing Scorsese as an accomplished filmmaker operating on a highly skilled level. Scorsese has been married five times. His first wife was Laraine Marie Brennan; they have a daughter, Catherine. He married the writer Julia Cameron in 1976; they have a daughter, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, who is an actress and appeared in The Age of Innocence, but the marriage lasted only a year. He was married to actress Isabella Rossellini from 1979 to their divorce in 1983. He then married producer Barbara De Fina in 1985; their marriage ended in divorce as well, in 1991. He has been married to Helen Morris since 1999; they have a daughter, Francesca, who appeared in The Departed and The Aviator. He is primarily based in New York City.

Martin Scorsese Videos, Video Essays, Interviews, Conversations

Martin Scorsese and the Art of Cinematic Storytelling

Martin Scorsese Videos

Martin Scorsese and the Art of Cinematic Storytelling

Martin Scorsese and the Art of Cinematic Storytelling

Taxi Driver | ANALYSIS (Part One)

Taxi Driver | ANALYSIS (Part One)

Taxi Driver | ANALYSIS (Part Two)

Taxi Driver | ANALYSIS (Part Two)

Martin Scorsese - The Art of Silence

Martin Scorsese - The Art of Silence

Martin Scorsese on filmmaking philosophy

Martin Scorsese on filmmaking philosophy

Martin Scorsese on Stanley Kubrick

Martin Scorsese on Stanley Kubrick

Martin Scorsese and Kent Jones Discuss On the Waterfront

Martin Scorsese and Kent Jones Discuss On the Waterfront

Martin Scorsese Filmography

The Irishman

The Irishman

Mifune: The Last Samurai

Mifune: The Last Samurai

Silence

Silence

Life Itself

Life Itself

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

One Direction: This Is Us

One Direction: This Is Us

Milius

Milius

Side by Side

Side by Side

Bad 25

Bad 25

Hugo

Hugo

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Letter to Elia, A

Letter to Elia, A

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows

Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows

Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

The Departed

The Departed

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

The Aviator

The Aviator

Shark Tale

Shark Tale

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York

My Voyage to Italy

My Voyage to Italy

Bringing Out the Dead

Bringing Out the Dead

Frank Capra's American Dream

Frank Capra's American Dream

Search and Destroy

Search and Destroy

Casino

Casino

Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, A

Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, A

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

Goodfellas

Goodfellas

New York Stories

New York Stories

The Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ

The Color of Money

The Color of Money

After Hours

After Hours

The King of Comedy

The King of Comedy

In the Pope's Eye

In the Pope's Eye

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

American Boy: A Profile of: Steven Prince

American Boy: A Profile of: Steven Prince

The Last Waltz

The Last Waltz

New York, New York

New York, New York

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Italianamerican

Italianamerican

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Mean Streets

Mean Streets

Boxcar Bertha

Boxcar Bertha

Street Scenes

Street Scenes

Who's That Knocking at My Door?

Who's That Knocking at My Door?

Martin Scorsese Reveals His 12 Favorite Movies

Amarcord

Amarcord

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Salvatore Giuliano

Salvatore Giuliano

8 1/2

8 1/2

The Leopard

The Leopard

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Vertigo

Vertigo

Ashes and Diamonds

Ashes and Diamonds

The Searchers

The Searchers

Ugetsu

Ugetsu

The River

The River

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

Paisan

Paisan

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Martin Scorsese Creates a List of 39 Essential Foreign Films for a Young Filmmaker

The Marriage of Maria Braun

The Marriage of Maria Braun

The American Friend

The American Friend

Kings of the Road

Kings of the Road

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

The Merchant of Four Seasons

The Merchant of Four Seasons

Aguirre: The Wrath of God

Aguirre: The Wrath of God

The Butcher

The Butcher

Death by Hanging

Death by Hanging

Weekend

Weekend

Blow-Up

Blow-Up

Band of Outsiders

Band of Outsiders

Before the Revolution

Before the Revolution

High and Low

High and Low

The Easy Life

The Easy Life

Breathless

Breathless

Shoot the Piano Player

Shoot the Piano Player

L'Avventura

L'Avventura

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Sansho the Bailiff

Sansho the Bailiff

Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story

Ugetsu

Ugetsu

Umberto D.

Umberto D.

Ikiru

Ikiru

Bicycle Thieves

Bicycle Thieves

The Earth Trembles

The Earth Trembles

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Paisan

Paisan

Children of Paradise

Children of Paradise

Rome, Open City

Rome, Open City

The Rules of the Game

The Rules of the Game

Grand Illusion

Grand Illusion

Metropolis

Metropolis

Napoléon

Napoléon

Nosferatu

Nosferatu

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler