Scorsese, Martin (1942– ), U.S. film director. His first and somewhat experimental feature-length film, Who's That Knocking at My Door? (1968), was followed by the semi-autobiographical Mean Streets (1973), which he co-wrote. Other films include Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), the controversial The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), based on a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis, GoodFellas (1990), Cape Fear (1992), Casino (1995), and Kundun (1998). Scorsese received the Lifetime Achievement Award (1996).