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Martin Scorsese

Director, Producer
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Net worth 2018: $70 Million
Residence: Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 November 1942
Height: 1.63 m

Martin Scorsese was bornon 17 November 1942 in Queens, New York City, New York, United States, American, is Director, Producer. Martin Scorsese is an acclaimed American director and writer whose films like ‘Mean Streets’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ have shaped the history of American cinema. The legendary director is known for his steely, often violent and painstaking filmmaking style and is widely considered as one of the most important directors of all time. Having spent nearly half a century behind the camera, Martin has made a string of landmark films, such as ‘Goodfellas’, ‘The Last Waltz’,‘The King of Comedy’, ‘Taxi Driver’, ‘Raging Bull’, ‘The Departed’ and many more. He has also written a number of screenplays. He is the founder and the honorable president of The Film Foundation. Martin, as a member of the advisory board for the Independent Film Channel, has also been very active in promoting independent filmmakers. He has been honored with a host of nominations and awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award by The American Film Institute, Academy Award, Palme d'Or, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs and DGA Awards.


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Martin next co-wrote the 2016 feature film, ‘Silence’, which was based on a novel by Shusaku Endo


He branched out further into television as the executive producer of the 2014 series, ‘Boardwalk Empire’


Martin worked with DiCaprio once again in the 2013 flick, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, which gained another Oscar nomination


The Departed – Released on October 6, 2006, the film is based on a Hong Kong action flick titled, ‘MouGaan Dou’


Post its release on 25 December 2004, the film became a box office success and also earned 11 Oscar nominations


In 2003, he completed his seven-part documentary series, ‘The Blues’


Together, they gave some benchmark films like ‘Gangs of New York’ in 2002, ‘The Aviator’ in 2004 and ‘The Departed’ in 2006, which brought Martin his first Oscar


Premiered at the Venice Film Festival, the film reached the US audience on September 19, 1990


In 1988, ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ earned Martin his second Oscar nomination


Martin directed his first huge box-office success, ‘The Color of Money’ in 1986


The 1982 feature film, ‘The King of Comedy’ had a similar fate


They collaborated once again through their 1980 picture, ‘Raging Bull’, based on the life of the boxer Jake LaMotta


In 1978, Martin made an acclaimed documentary titled ‘The Last Waltz’, using old concert footage


Post its release on June 21, 1977, the film was stamped as a commercial flop, only to become a cult later


Released on February 8, 1976, the film elevated De Niro's status as a living legend


After making the documentary ‘Italianamerican’ in 1974, which was a chronicle about his parents, Martin started working on his first mainstream studio picture, ‘Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore’


Released on October 2, 1973, the film is one of Martin’s masterpieces


He then worked as an editor for concert films like ‘Medicine Ball Caravan’ in 1971 and ‘Elvis on Tour’ in 1972


In 1970, he directed a less seen documentary about the protests against the Vietnam War, ‘Street Scenes’


The 3 hour long movie is a brilliant conversion of a raw footage, shot at a 1969 rock concert


In 1968, Martin completed his first feature-length film, ‘Who's That Knocking at My Door’


Who’s That Knocking at My Door – This is Martin’s first theatrical film, released on November 15, 1967


After completing his MFA in film directing at NYU in 1966, Martin briefly worked at the university as a film instructor


Among them was the 1963 short film, ‘What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?’His next short film, ‘It’s Not Just You, Murray!’ won the Producers Guild Award for the best student film in 1964


New York, New York – Set in the era of the 1950’s Hollywood Musicals, this film is about a novice saxophone player Jimmy Doyle, played by DeNiro


Martin was born as Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese on November 17, 1942 in Flushing, New York


Martin lavishly re-created the 1930s and 1940s Hollywood

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