Father of actress Alexandra Schepisi and Nicholas Schepisi, who works in film in Manhattan, New York, New York County, New York.
Name is pronounced Skep-See.
Has directed two actresses to Oscar-nominated performances: Meryl Streep (Best Actress, A Cry in the Dark (1988)), and Stockard Channing (Best Actress, Six Degrees of Separation (1993)).
Resides in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. [March 2004]
Son of Frederic Thomas Schepisi and wife Loretto Ellen Hare.
His wife Mary Rubin (b. Manhattan, New York, New York County, New York, March 6, 1949), daughter of Polish Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants, graduated from the Art Students League of New York of the University of Boston, is a painter, drawer and needleworker, has a sister Leslie Slatkin and a maternal nephew William Slatkin.