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Actors in the Most Martin Scorsese Movies

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Martin Scorsese is one of the best directors of all time. As such, he has worked with many great actors on multiple occasions. Scorsese has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Directing nine times. He finally took home an Oscar for his 2006 film The Departed. This list of actors in the most Martin Scorsese movies has been ranked by number of appearances, then loosely ranked by fame. 

Who is the actor who has worked with Martin Scorsese the most? Robert De Niro tops the list. De Niro and Scorsese have collaborated on a total of eight projects starting with Mean Streets in 1973. De Niro won an Oscar for Best Actor for his role as aging boxer Jake Lamotta in Raging Bull. He also appeared in classic Scorsese films like Goodfellas, Cape Fear, and Casino.

In recent years, Scorsese has been working repeatedly with Leonardo DiCaprio. This duo has worked together on The Departed, Shutter Island, and The Wolf of Wall Street, amongst other projects. Of working with DiCaprio, Scorsese says, “It's been one of the great adventures of my career. He is absolutely essential to me, to all of us, and essential to the history of movies.”

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