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Martin Scorsese is an American director, film producer, actor, and writer. He is best known for his work like ‘Mean Streets’, ‘The Irishman‘, and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’.
He is recognized for his steely, painstaking, and often violent film making style and made his reputation at a very high level as a director.
Martin Scorsese: Age, Parents, Ethnicity
He was born on November 17, 1942, in Queens, New York City, USA. His ethnicity is Sicilian (Italian) and nationality is dual(American-Italian). He was given a birth name as Martin Charles Scorsese.
His birth sign is Scorpio. His father’s name was Charles and his mother’s name was Catherine Scorsese. They both worked part-time as actors.
Martin had developed his interest and passion at the age of eight but due to being a Catholic, his first choice was to become a priesthood. He was a victim of Asthma since childhood so he could not make his participation in neighborhood and social activities.
Martin joined the Film School at New York University in a scholarship of 500 US dollars after his 10-minute comedy short film. He completed his MFA in film directing at New York University in 1966 and he worked as a film instructor at the university.
Martin Scorsese: Professional Life and Career
Martin Scorsese completed his first feature-length film ‘Who’s That Knocking at My Door’ in 1968 and in the meantime, he met actor Harvey Keitel. He got the position of assistant director and supervising editor in ‘Woodstock’ in 1970 after he got positive reviews from his first project.
This director has worked for several hard-hitting films over the period of the 1970s and 1980s that ultimately helped to define the new age in cinema. Some of his major works include ‘Street Scenes’ in 1970, ‘Medicine Ball Caravan’ in 1971, ‘Italianamerican’ in 1974, ‘The Last Waltz’ in 1978, ‘Ragging Bull’ in 1980, etc.
Martin achieved Oscar nomination for ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ in 1988 and he released the most important gangster movies ‘Goodfellas’ in 1990 and ‘Casino’ in 1995, with whom he collaborated with the actor, Robert De Niro.
Along with Leonardo DiCaprio, they gave some awesome movies like ‘Gangs of New York’ in 2002, ‘The Aviator’ in 2004, and ‘The Departed in 2006’, which helped Martin to win an Oscar.
He has currently begun his first-ever online class where he teaches about storytelling to editing and also his approach towards filmmaking.
Achievement and Awards
He has won many valuable awards in his life. Martin was awarded Writers Guild of America for his remarkable journey as a screenplay writer in 2003, Walk of Fame for the Star on the Walk of Fame Motion Picture Honor on 28 February 2003, Grammy Award for ‘No Direction Home: Bob Dylan’ in 2006, Academy Award for the Best Achievement in Directing for ‘The Departed’ in 2007, and many more.
Martin Scorsese: Net Worth and Salary
He has an estimated worth of above $70 million and his main source of earning is from his remarkable filmmaking style and from his writings.
Martin Scorsese: Rumors and Controversies
He has been several times in a difficult situation in his nearly 50-year career. Martin has been called as an incendiary, a heretic, and plain disgusting.
Recently, he has been in an argument about his treatment towards women in his movies. For making mobsters violent people who swear, he has been named as a Bad Man and with Bad Ideas.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Martin Scorsese has a height of 5 ft. 3 inches and he weighs 68 kg. He has light hair and light brown eyes. Other information regarding his body measurement is not available.
Social Media Profile
He has around 791k followers on Instagram, above 37k followers on Twitter, and around 1.6M followers on Facebook.