Who is Francesca Scorsese? A famous director’s daughter is trolling him on TikTok

This Oscar-winning filmmaker’s daughter loves to troll him on social media. 

Francesca Scorsese might be legendary director Martin Scorsese’s daughter, but she doesn’t seem the least bit intimidated by him. Martin is one of the most influential men in Hollywood. His films have earned 20 Academy Awards and he has worked with the greats, like Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio. Despite his success, Francesca isn’t afraid to tease her father or roast him for some of his more polarizing public statements. 

Who is Francesca Scorsese? 

Born on Nov. 16, 1999, Francesca is the daughter of Martin Scorsese and Helen Morris and is currently 21 years old. Her birthday is the day before her father’s. She is Martin’s youngest daughter and has two older half-sisters, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese and Cathy Scorsese. 

Francesca has 7,158 TikTok followers and 82,000 Instagram followers. 

She has been in films since she was a kid 

Francesca scored her first acting gig in 2004’s The Aviator. She has appeared in three Oscar-nominated films The AviatorThe Departed and Hugo —  all of which her father directed. She is best known for her role in the HBO series We Are Who We Are. 

Her father wrote an open letter to her in 2014

When Martin’s film Wolf of Wall Street was accused of glamorizing corruption, he responded by writing an open letter to Francesca in the Italian news magazine L’Espresso

“There are no shortcuts to anything. I’m not saying that everything has to be difficult. I’m saying that the voice that sparks you is your voice – that’s the inner light,” Martin wrote to Francesca. 

She likes to prank her dad about his hatred of Marvel movies

Martin is known for publicly stating his distaste for Marvel films.

“That’s not cinema. Honestly, the closest I can think of them, as well made as they are, with actors doing the best they can under the circumstances, is theme parks,” Scorcese said in 2019. 

On Christmas of that year, Francesca was eager to troll her dad about the matter. She posted photos of herself wrapping his Christmas presents in Marvel-themed gift wrap in an Instagram Story.

“Look at what I’m wrapping my dad’s XMAS gifts in,” she joked

She trolled Martin about his film tastes again in a TikTok. When someone tried to say “Marvel is cinema,” Francesca impersonated her dad. She lip-synced the lyrics to a Rihanna demo, “Take away your things and go / You can’t take back what you said, I know / I’ve heard it all before, at least a million times.” 

She interviewed her dad on TikTok 


I will probably regret posting this but…. he actually did much better than I thought!!🤣martinscorsese guesstheobjectchallenge fyp greenscreen

♬ Spongebob – Dante9k

Francesca had her 78-year-old father guess the names of feminine items in a TikTok. Martin did not do so well. He guessed an eyelash curler was mascara, a menstrual cup was a flagon and nipple pasties were earbuds

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