Charles Scorsese


Born: New York City, New York, USA


Luciano Charles Charlie Scorsese (May 8, 1913 – August 23, 1993) was an American film actor and the father of film director Martin Scorsese.Scorsese was born in New York City, the son of Teresa and Francesco Scorsese, Sicilian immigrants from Polizzi Generosa, a small town near Palermo. He married film actress Catherine Scorsese in 1933. He was the father of Academy Award-winning film director Martin Scorsese. In 1980 he made his first film appearance in Raging Bull, playing Charlie. He featured in the gangster film Goodfellas in 1990, portraying Vinnie who was based on the real-life gangster, Thomas Agro .

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