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Charles Scorsese

Luciano Charles Scorsese (May 5, 1913–August 23, 1993) was an American actor and father of filmmaker 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 Catherine Cappa in 1933. He was the father of Academy Award-winning film director Martin Scorsese. In 1976 he made his first film appearance in Taxi Driver, albeit in a still newspaper photograph with his wife, as Iris’ father. He later appeared in his son’s 1980 film, Raging Bull, where he played "Charlie.” He featured in the gangster film Goodfellas in 1990, portraying "Vinnie" who was based on the real-life gangster Thomas Agro. Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles Scorsese, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 8, 1913 In New York, New York City, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Italianamerican 1974-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Cape Fear 1991-11-15
Known For
Poster of Cape Fear
Poster of The Hard Way
Poster of Raging Bull
Poster of Italianamerican
Movie Cape Fear Fruitstand Customer 1991-11-15
Movie The Hard Way Senior Citizen 1991-03-08
Movie Martin Scorsese Directs Self 1990-06-16
Movie GoodFellas Vinnie 1990-09-12
Movie China Girl Old man at the bar 1987-09-25
Movie The Color of Money High Roller #1 1986-10-07
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan 1984-06-27
Movie The King of Comedy First Man at Bar 1982-12-18
Movie Raging Bull Charlie - Man with Como 1980-11-14
Movie Italianamerican Himself 1974-01-01