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By New York Natives Staff


MARTIN SCORSESE

Director, Screen Writer, Producer, Actor

Where is he from? Queens

What’s he done? Widely regarded as one of the most brilliant film directors of his time, Scorsese has directed, written, and produced dozens of critically acclaimed films. He is the founder of the Film Foundation as well as the World Cinema Foundation.

Why is he an icon? Scorsese is one of the most highly decorated directors of all time, having received an AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, Academy Awards, Grammys, and Golden Globes.

Quote: “There is no such thing as simple. Simple is hard.”

#LivingLegend #CurrentResident #CreativeGenius

 

Featured photo courtesy of Awards Circuit

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