Martin Scorsese

The famous director whose full name is Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942.
Coming from an Italian-American family, Martin Scorsese’s acquaintance with cinema began in 1960 when he entered the New York University cinema department as a student. After graduating from the cinema department in 1964, he received his master’s degree in cinema in 1966 from the same university.
The director, who started his film career in 1959, continues to work actively in the field of cinema today.



Martin Scorsese took part in more than 60 productions as a director during his cinema journey that he started in 1959.
Scorsese, one of the best-known directors who won the Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe awards, was awarded the Oscar for his movie The Departed (2007). Winner of Best Director at the Oscars, Martin Scorsese has reached the pinnacle of his career.
Basically, one of the important representatives of the American New Wave movement, this director shoots his films based on the concepts of Christianity, Justice and Crime. In Martin Scorsese films, Robert De Niro has multiple roles. In fact, in Taxi Driver, Robert de Niro takes place as the main character.
One of the most emphasized concepts that Martin Scorsese uses in his films is the concept of “violence”. In particular, we notice that violence appears in different areas in each of his films. Martin Scorsese usually works with famous actors in his films and agrees on more than one film with these actors.
This can be understood by the fact that the director has worked in more than one film with actors such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci.

Martin Scorsese Filmography

Movıe NameYear
Who’s That Knocking at My Door1967
Boxcar Bertha1972
Mean Streets1973
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore1974
Taxi Driver1976
New York, New York1977
Raging Bull1980
The King of Comedy1982
After Hours1985
The Color of Money1986
The Last Temptation of Christ1988
Cape Fear1991
The Age of Innocence1993
Bringing Out the Dead1999
Gangs of New York2002
The Aviator2004
The Departed2006
Shutter Island2010
The Wolf of Wall Street2013
The Irishman (Netflix)2019
Killers of the Flower Moon (Apple TV+)2023
Martin Scorsese Filmography

Martin Scorsese’s Family

  • Parents – Charles Scorsese, Catherine Scorsese
  • Spouses – Laraine Marie Brennan, Julia Cameron, Isabella Rossellini, Barbara De Fina, Helen Schermerhorn Morris
  • Kids – Francesca Scorsese, Cathy Scorsese, Domenica Cameron

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