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Scorsese at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival

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Martin Charles Scorsese (/skɔrˈsɛsi/;[note 1] born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinema history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. He is a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won an Academy Award, a Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and DGA Awards.

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  • Born: Martin Charles Scorsese November 17, 1942 (age 72) Queens, New York, U.S.
  • Other names: Marty
  • Alma mater: New York University
  • Occupation: Director, producer, actor, screenwriter, film historian
  • Years active: 1963–present
  • Spouse(s): Laraine Marie Brennan (1965–1971) Julia Cameron (1976–1977) Isabella Rossellini (1979–1982) Barbara De Fina (1985–1991) Helen Schermerhorn Morris (1999–present)
  • Parent(s): Charles Scorsese Catherine Scorsese

Read more about Martin Scorsese at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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