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Martin Scorsese

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Birthday
17, 1942
Birthplace
Queens, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
Queens, NY

About

Acclaimed director whose films frequently feature gangsters and focus on the world of crime. His iconic films include Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and Goodfellas. In 2006, he won his first Academy Award for Best Director for his film The Departed after previously being nominated five times.

Before Fame

He couldn't play sports as a kid because of his asthma.

Trivia

He was named to Time magazine's 2007 list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Family Life

He married his fifth wife, Helen Morris, on July 22, 1999. He has three children: Domenica, Francesca and Cathy.

Associated With

He has directed a number of films starring Leonardo DiCaprio, including The Departed, Gangs of New York, The Aviator and The Wolf of Wall Street.