Birth Name: Martin Charles Scorsese
Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 17, 1942
Ethnicity: Italian [Sicilian]
Martin Scorsese is an Academy Award-winning American director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The Departed (2006). He has directed many classic films, including films featuring Italian-American characters, like Raging Bull and Goodfellas.
His parents, Catherine (Cappa) and Luciano Charles Scorsese, were both of Sicilian descent, and appeared in his films. Martin has three children; a daughter with his wife, Helen Schermerhorn Morris; a daughter with his former wife, Laraine Marie Brennan, and a daughter with his former wife, teacher, author, and artist Julia Cameron.
Martin’s paternal grandfather was named Francesco/Frank Scorsese. Francesco was a peasant. He was born in Polizzi Generosa, Province of Palermo, Sicily.
Martin’s paternal grandmother was named Teresa/Tessie Badaglina. Teresa was born in Polizzi Generosa.
Martin’s maternal grandfather was named Martin Cappa. Martin was from Ciminna, Province of Palermo, Sicily.
Martin’s maternal grandmother was named Domenica Brancato. Domenica was from Ciminna.
Source: Genealogy of Martin Scorsese – https://www.geni.com
He’s got Asian eyes. He looks like a Buddhist monk.
the name Scorsese is Vietnamese in origin
Please tell me this is a joke. Please tell me you’re aware that his eyes look small only in this picture because of the facial expression he’s doing. If you’re not joking you should be banned. 10 years ago people like you were too dumb stupid to get on the internet but now it’s too accessible.
You don’t need to be so rude,he’s noto a dumb, I want you to know that Sicilians are a blend of Normans and Saracens first of all
Martin Scorsese’s paternal grandparents, Francesco Scorsese (a peasant) and Teresa, were born c. 1880 in Polizzi Generosa, Province of Palermo, Sicily.
Martin’s maternal grandparents were born in Ciminna, Province of Palermo, Sicily.
Source: Vincent LoBrutto – Martin Scorsese: A Biography
He deserves a picture.