"Martin Charles Scorsese" is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinema history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. He is a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won an Academy Award, a Palme d’Or, Best Director Award (Cannes Film Festival)/Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmy Award/Emmys, Golden Globe Award/Golden Globes, British Academy Film Awards/BAFTAs, and Directors Guild of America Award/DGA Awards.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous directors! More Martin Scorsese on Wikipedia.