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Ridley Scott
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Ridley Scott in 2012
Born November 30, 1937 (1937-11-30) (age 81)
Nationality British
Occupation movie director and producer
Years active 1965-present
Spouse(s) Felicity Heywood
(m. 1964–1975, divorced)
Sandy Watson
(m. 1979–1989, divorced)
Children Jake, Luke, Jordan
Parent(s) Francis and Elizabeth Scott
Relatives Tony Scott (brother)
Awards

Academy Awards:

1991: Thelma and Louise (nomination)
2000: Gladiator (nomination)
2001: Black Hawk Down (nomination)
Golden Globe:
2000: Gladiator (won)

Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is an English movie director and producer. The movies he has directed and produced include:

  • Boy and Bicycle (1965)
  • The Duellists (1977)
  • Alien (1979)
  • Blade Runner (1982)
  • Legend (1985)
  • Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
  • Black Rain (1989)
  • Thelma & Louise (1991)
  • 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
  • White Squall (1996)
  • G.I. Jane (1997)
  • Gladiator (2000)
  • Hannibal (2001)
  • Black Hawk Down (2001)
  • Matchstick Men (2003)
  • Kingdom of Heaven (2004)
  • All the Invisible Children (2005)
  • A Good Year (2006)
  • American Gangster (2007)
  • Body of Lies (2008)
  • Robin Hood (2010)
  • Unstoppable (2010)
  • Prometheus (2012)

He also directed an important and expensive television commercial for Apple Computer called "1984".

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