The acclaimed filmmaker wed former book editor Helen S. Morris last Thursday in New York City, his publicist announced today.
It's the fifth marriage for Scorsese; the second for Morris.
Details of the Big Apple ceremony were kept hush. No word on the guest list, the dinner menu or how many people quoted lines from GoodFellas to amuse the groom. Impolite questions, such as, "So, um, how old is the bride?" also were left unanswered. (Note: The New York Daily News says Morris is 52.)
Scorsese's previous marital misfires feature guest appearances by writer Julia Cameron (Wife No. 2), actress Isabella Rossellini (Wife No. 3) and producer Barbara De Fina (Wife No. 4). His marriage with De Fina broke up in the early 1990s. The director also has squired the likes of entertainer Liza Minnelli and indie favorite Ileana Douglas.
Nominated but never Oscar'd, Scorsese is best known for his tough-talking New Yawk stories (often starring Robert De Niro)--from Mean Streets to Taxi Driver to GoodFellas. Last year, his 1980 boxing epic, Raging Bull (also with De Niro), was named the 24th greatest U.S. film of the century by the American Film Institute. (Taxi Driver and GoodFellas also cracked the Top 100.)
An avid film buff and historian, Scorsese tonight is scheduled to cohost a benefit auction in Manhattan for the preservation-minded Film Foundation.
Scorsese most recently helmed the upcoming Nicolas Cage drama, Bringing Out the Dead, about a paramedic in (where else?) New York. He's said to be prepping yet another mobster flick, this one called Gangs of New York, starring (who else?) De Niro and (for a change) Leonardo DiCaprio.