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Born: November 17, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Flushing, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1963:
Made first short film while at NYU, "What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?"
1966:
First feature-length film, "Who's That Knocking at My Door?" with fellow student, actor Harvey Keitel and editor Thelma Schoonmaker, both of whom were to become long-term collaborators
1967:
Made six-minute film, "The Big Shave" with the support of the Belgian Cinematheque
1968:
Hired as director of "The Honeymoon Killers" but replaced after one week
1970:
First documentary as director, "Street Scenes"
1971:
First feature as co-producer, Francois Reichenbach's "Medicine Ball Caravan"
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Commercial feature directing debut (for producer Roger Corman), "Boxcar Bertha"
:
Fired from NYU for missing classes while filming "Mean Streets"
1973:
First cameo appearance, "Mean Streets"; also breakthrough as director
1974:
Helmed "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" starring Ellen Burstyn
1976:
Played an important one-scene supporting role in "Taxi Driver"'; also directed
1977:
Helmed the nostalgic movie musical "New York, New York" starring Robert De Niro and Liza Minnelli
1977:
Stage directing debut, "The Act" starring Minnelli
1980:
Directed what many critics proclaimed the best film of the 1980s, "Raging Bull"; earned first Best Director Oscar nomination
1983:
Helmed "The King of Comedy" starring De Niro
1985:
Directed the comedy "After Hours"
1986:
Helmed "The Color of Money," a sequel to "The Hustler" with Paul Newman reprising his role as 'Fast Eddie' Felsen
1987:
Directed first music video, "Bad" starring Michael Jackson and scripted by Richard Price
1988:
Directed the controversial "The Last Temptation of Christ"; nominated for a Best Director Academy Award
1990:
Helmed and co-wrote "GoodFellas," based on Nicholas Pillegi's non-fiction <i>Wiseguy</i>; film earned six Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay
1990:
Signed a six-picture film production deal with Universal; first film completed under deal, "Cape Fear" (1991) starring De Niro
1992:
Formed film preservation and distribution company Martin Scorsese Presents
1993:
Co-scripted (with Jay Cocks) and directed the elegant adaptation of Edith Wharton's "The Age of Innocence"; nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award
1995:
Directed De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Sharon Stone in "Casino"
1997:
Directed the Dalai Lama biopic "Kundun"
1998:
Served as president of the Cannes Film Festival Jury
1999:
Helmed "Bringing Out the Dead"
2000:
Created the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) three-part documentary "A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies"
2000:
Co-produced the film "Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire"
2000:
Directed "Il Dolce Cinema," a documentary about the Italian cinema through the 1970s; shown at the Venice Film Festival
2001:
Helmed the four-hour-plus history of Italian cinema, "My Voyage to Italy/Il Mio Viaggio in Italia"; screened at the New York Film Festival (released for one-week Oscar qualifying run, aired on TCM in 2002)
2002:
Executive produced the Katherine Lindberg directed "Rain"; screened at the Sundance Film Festival
2002:
Executive produced "Deuces Wild" starring Matt Dillon and Deborah Harry
2002:
Directed Leonardo DiCaprio in the period drama "Gangs of New York"; received nominations for a BAFTA and an Oscar for his achievement in directing
2003:
Executive produced the six-part series "The Blues" (PBS); episodes directed by Spike Lee and Wim Wenders
2003:
Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (February 28)
2004:
Directed (also produced) the Howard Hughes biopic "The Aviator" about the early life of Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio); received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Director; also nominated by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement
2004:
Lent his voice to the animated character Sykes in "Shark Tale"
2006:
Received first Academy Award for directing "The Departed"
2007:
Formed the World Cinema Foundation to preserve neglected films for posterity and restore others that have been damaged
2008:
Directed a documentary of Rolling Stones' <i>A Bigger Bang</i> tour titled "Shine a Light"
2010:
Re-teamed with Leonardo DiCaprio on the drama thriller "Shutter Island"; Scorsese directed and produced
2010:
Produced the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire"; also directed the pilot episode
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series ("Boardwalk Empire")
2011:
Produced and directed the adventure drama "Hugo"; ensemble cast included Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Ben Kingsley

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