Catherine Scorsese

Actor, Film actor

1912 – 1997

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Who was Catherine Scorsese?

Catherine Cappa Scorsese, born Catherine Cappa, was an American actress, and the mother of director Martin Scorsese. Of Italian descent, she began acting when her son Martin Scorsese cast her in his film It's Not Just You, Murray!. She frequently played the role of an Italian mother, and is perhaps most well known for her appearance in her son's film Goodfellas. She also acted in films other than her son's. She was married to Charles Scorsese. Her father, Martin Cappa, was a stage co-ordinator and her mother, Domenica, was a shop owner. She published a recipe book, Italianamerican: The Scorsese Family Cookbook.

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Born
Apr 16, 1912
New York City
Also known as
  • Catherine Latino
  • Catherine Cappa Scorsese
  • Catherine Cappa
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Italian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Jan 6, 1997
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013