Catherine Scorsese

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Catherine Scorsese (Cappa)

Death: Died
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Daughter of Martin Cappa and Domenica
Wife of Charles Scorsese
Mother of Martin Scorsese
Sister of Sarah Cappa

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About Catherine Scorsese

Catherine Cappa Scorsese, born Catherine Cappa, (April 16, 1912 – January 6, 1997) 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 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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November 17, 1942
Age 30
New York, Queens County, New York, United States
Age 85