Who is Martin Scorsese?

Martin Scorsese is a big name in the entertainment industry. He is a professional American-Italian actor. Furthermore, he is also a filmmaker who has been in the industry for more than 50 years.

Quick Info 
Full NameMartin Charles Scorsese
Birth DateNovember 17, 1942
Birth PlaceNew York City, U.S.
FatherCharles Scorsese
MotherCatherine Scorsese
WifeLaraine Marie Brennan
Julia Cameron
Isabella Rossellini
Barbara De Fina
Helen Schermerhorn Morris

Martin Scorsese

Personal Information

Martin was born on the 17th of November, 1942 in New York City, U.S. He is the son of Charles Scorsese and Catherine Scorsese. Both of his parents worked in New York’s Garment Centre where his father was a clothes presser whereas his mother was a seamstress. His parents were actors as well.

Martin has married five times till present. He married Laraine Marie Brennan first and the couple has a daughter together. Later, he married Julia Cameron in 1976. The couple has a daughter together. Unfortunately, they divorced a year later. He then married Isabella Rossellini in 1979. However, they divorced in 1983.

Afterward, he married Barbara De Fina in 1985 but divorced in 1991. Then he married his fifth wife Helen Schermerhorn Morris. The couple has a daughter together. Currently, Scorsese lives in New York City.

Martin Scorsese

The Career of Martin Scorsese

The first movie Scorsese produced as a producer in The Grifters, which released in 1990. He then later released Mad Dog and Glory in 1993, the Clockers, and Nothing but the Blues in 1995. Furthermore, Scorsese released The Hi-Lo Country in 1998. He then released Picasso & Braque Go to the Movies in 2008 and then The Young Victoria in 2009. He is also well-known for directing Goodfellas, that stars Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, and Paul Sorvino

Martin Scorsese

Awards received

Scorsese received the British Academy Film Awards for Best Director as well as the Best Screenplay in 1990 for the hit movie “Goodfellas.” He then received the Golden Globe Awards for Best Director in 2002 for the movie Gangs of New York. After two years, he received the Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture-Drama for the movie Aviator. In the year 2006, he won the Academy Awards for Best Director in for “The Departed”. Furthermore, he received the Golden Globe Awards for Best Director for the same movie. In 2011, Scorsese received the Golden Globe Awards for Best Director for the movie “Hugo”