Martin Scorsese

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Martin Charles Scorsese ( skor-SESS-ee, Italian: [skorˈseːze, -se]; born November 17, 1942) is an American filmmaker. He emerged as one of the major figures of the New Hollywood era. He has received many accolades, including an Academy Award, four BAFTA Awards, three Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, and three Golden Globe Awards. He has been honored with the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1997, the Film Society of Lincoln Center tribute in 1998, the Kennedy Center Honor in 2007, the Cecil B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Scorsese has received more than 26,595,081 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Martin Scorsese is the 2nd most popular film director (up from 3rd in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from United States (up from 30th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Film Director.

Martin Scorsese is most famous for his movies like Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and The Wolf of Wall Street.

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  • 27M

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  • 83.67

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  • 92

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among film directors, Martin Scorsese ranks 2 out of 2,041Before him are Steven Spielberg. After him are Ingmar Bergman, Hayao Miyazaki, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini, Stanley Kubrick, Akira Kurosawa, Woody Allen, Roman Polanski, Ridley Scott, and Pier Paolo Pasolini.

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Among people born in 1942, Martin Scorsese ranks 3Before him are Muhammad Ali, and Paul McCartney. After him are Muammar Gaddafi, Joe Biden, Stephen Hawking, Aretha Franklin, Amitabh Bachchan, Eusébio, Hu Jintao, Harrison Ford, and Jimi Hendrix.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Scorsese ranks 19 out of 20,380Before him are Steven Spielberg (1946), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Hillary Clinton (1947), Andrew Johnson (1808), Martin Van Buren (1782), and Ulysses S. Grant (1822). After him are James K. Polk (1795), Malcolm X (1925), Bruce Lee (1940), Joe Biden (1942), Grace Kelly (1929), and Franklin Pierce (1804).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Martin Scorsese ranks 2Before him are Steven Spielberg (1946). After him are Stanley Kubrick (1928), Woody Allen (1935), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Tim Burton (1958), John Ford (1894), David Lynch (1946), Oliver Stone (1946), and Brian De Palma (1940).