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