Martin Scorsese

 

Martin Scorsese was born on November 17th, 1942 in New York. He is an American director, producer, screenwriter and actor and is considered one of the most important directmartinor of all time. His parents were both part time actors, which inspired him and gave his love of film.  In 1968 he completed his first feature length film called ‘Who’s That Knocking at My Door?’

In 1973, Scorsese directed ‘Mean Streets’ which was his first film which was widely recognised as a masterpiece. He then continued to make films through the 1980s and directed his first huge box office fil in 1986 called ‘The Colour of Money’.

During the 1990s he then released two of his most important Mafia films. In the 2000s is when Scorsese he released his first documentary series called ‘The Blues’, this won him two Grammys. Leonardo DiCaprio has become one of Scorsese’s main lead roles, starring in ‘Gangs of New York’, The aviator and ‘The Departed’ which won his first Best Director Oscar. After this in 2013 Scorsese and DiCaprio worked with each other again in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ which he received an Oscar nomination for.

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