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Scorsese at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival

Source: Wikipedia

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

In the news

tchanspy
Variety, 2018-10-27 15:00:27
Spike Lee, Aaron Sorkin, Martin Scorsese, and Judd Apatow are among the industry vets who have signed on to teach writing, acting, and filmmaking courses through MasterClass, an emerging online learning platform that’s making it easy for aspiring actors and directors to perfect their craft. Lee and Apatow are the ...

elskes
Variety, 2018-10-25 12:52:34
Oscar-winning directors Martin Scorsese and Guillermo Del Toro are set to participate in masterclasses at the 17th edition of the Marrakech Film Festival. It will mark Scorsese’s fifth time attending Marrakech Film Festival. He presided over the festival’s jury in 2013. “I’m so happy to be on my way back ...

krollj03
Variety, 2018-10-24 19:00:24
Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are officially reteaming. Imperative Entertainment has attached Scorsese to direct and DiCaprio to star in the feature adaptation of “Killers of the Flower Moon,” the New York Times best-selling book by David Grann. Imperative acquired the rights to the book in 2016. DiCaprio and Scorsese ...

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