Catherine Scorsese

Catherine Scorsese

Highest Rated: 97% Mean Streets (1973)

Lowest Rated: 31% Wise Guys (1986)

Birthday: Apr 16, 1912

Birthplace: Not Available

Occasional actress, legendary cook, and the mother of distinguished filmmaker Martin Scorsese, Catherine Scorsese was a first generation Italian-American and grew up in New York's Little Italy. After marrying and having two boys, Catherine went to work in the garment district. Scorsese gave his mother tiny roles in his films such as Mean Streets, Goodfellas, and Casino. When not appearing before the camera, Scorsese was cooking enormous meals for the cast and crew. Later, her son used her and her husband, Charles, as the subjects of his documentary Italianamerican. Catherine Scorsese has also appeared in a couple of other films, including Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, Pt. 3. Shortly before her death, she published The Scorsese Family Cookbook. Mrs. Scorsese died of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the age of 81.

Highest Rated Movies



84% The Age of Innocence Actor 1993
73% Cape Fear Fruit Stand Customer 1991
81% Jungle Fever Actor 1991
96% GoodFellas Tommy's Mother 1990
93% Moonstruck Customer at Bakery 1987
31% Wise Guys Birthday Guest 1986
89% The King of Comedy Rupert's Mom 1983
No Score Yet Italianamerican Herself 1974
97% Mean Streets Woman on the Landing 1973
70% Who's That Knocking at My Door? J.R.'s Mother 1967
No Score Yet It's Not Just You, Murray! Mother 1964


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