Ridley Scott

director, producer
Born: 11/30/1937
Birthplace: South Shields, England

Scott began directing programs for the BBC in the 1960s and formed a production company that turned out a number of award-winning TV commercials. His first feature film, The Duellist (1977), took Best First Work at Cannes and set the tone for the Scott oeuvre: dazzling visual style. The futuristic Alien (1979) and Blade Runner (1982) gained a wide audience, and the feminist drama Thelma and Louise (1991) earned Scott an Oscar nomination. He also produced The Browning Version (1994) and directed G.I. Jane (1997), Hannibal (2001), the sequel to The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Where the Money Is (2000), Gladiator (2000, produced and directed), and Black Hawk Down (2001, produced and directed).

Kristin Scott ThomasSSteven Seagal

More on Ridley Scott from Fact Monster:

  • Ridley Scott - Biography of Ridley Scott, The director of Blade Runner
  • Denzel Washington - Denzel Washington actor Born: 12/28/1954 Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York Academy Award-winning ...
  • Josh Hartnett - Biography of Josh Hartnett, Capt. Danny Walker in Pearl Harbor (2001)
  • Tim Curry - Biography of Tim Curry, Dr. Frank N. Furter from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Jeremy Irons - Biography of Jeremy Irons, Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Quizzes

Play Tic Tac Toe