Martin Scorsese


Martin Scorsese

Actor, director and producer

Birth date: November 17, 1942

Place: New York

He is a descendant of Italian immigrants and he spent his childhood in Little Italy, modest neighborhood of Manhattan.

His parents: Charles and Catherine Scorcese

His wife: Helen Harris, they got married July 22, 1999

Former wives: Barbara, Julia Cameron, Loraine Brennan and Isabella Rossellini

1956 Martin Scorsese attended a seminar with the intention of becoming a priest, but he dropped out one year later.

1963 He attended the University of New York, and studied History of the Movies.

He graduated from New York University as a film major.

1976 He received the Palm of Gold in the Festival of Cannes for the movie Taxi Driver

1983 Scorsese directed the film The King of Comedy

1985 He directed After Hours

1986 Martin Scorsese directed Paul Newman in the film the Color of Money. He received an award at the Cannes Film Festival for the film After Hours.

1991 Martin Scorsese directed Robert de Niro in Cape Fear

2002 He was the President of the jury of short films in the 55 Cannes Film Festival.

2004 In a ceremony in Paris Martin Scorsese was awarded the Legion D'Honneur, France's highest cultural honour. Cultural Minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres declared that Scorsese's films were a form of art