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Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 362
  • BirthDate: 1937, 30 of November , South Shields, County Durham (now South Shields, Tyne & Wear), England, UK
  • Spouse: Sandy Watson (24 May 1979 - 12 January 1989) (divorced) 1 child, Felicity Heywood (March 1964 - 15 December 1975) (divorced) 2 children
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Facts of life

    Ridley Scott

     

    An English film director and producer, Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937. He has been an influence in the life of many directors due to his visual style. He has received three nominations for Academy Awards, two for BAFTA Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. Queen Elizabeth II had knighted him at Buckingham Palace for his “services to the British Film Industry”.

    He has bee noted for Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Black Hawk Dawn, Alien, Kingdom of Heaven, Prometheus, etc. which are a few of his films. Most of his films have varied settings and period but they all reflect the urban environment. He has been married and divorced with both his wives, Felicity Heywood and Sandy Watson. He has three children with both his wives. His latest assignment is said to be a film called ‘Exodus’ in which he has cast Christian Bales as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Pharaoh.

  • Awards: Nominated AFI Film Award - 2002 for "AFI Director of the Year for:Black Hawk Down (2001)."
    Nominated Oscar - 2002 for "Best Director for:Black Hawk Down (2001)."
    Nominated Oscar - 2001 for "Best Director for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1992 for "Best Director for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Won George Pal Memorial Award - 2004 for "One of our generation's finest filmmakers, Ridley began his career as a set designer for the BBC in the 60's. He soon became a television director working on such Brit shows as "Z Cars" (1962). He soon began his own company and showed his talent in directing innovative commercials in the 70's. He directed his first film, The Duellists (1977), in 1977. He would follow this up with Alien (1979) and Blade Runner (1982) which are both considered groundbreaking works of the genre. Other classic films directed by Ridley include: Legend (1985), Black Rain (1989/I), Gladiator (2000), Hannibal (2001) and Black Hawk Down (2001). He is considered a legend in the genres we honor."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 2001 for "Best Director for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 1983 for "Best Director for:Blade Runner (1982)."
    Won Saturn Award - 1980 for "Best Director for:Alien (1979)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 2008 for "Best Film for:American Gangster (2007). Shared with: Brian Grazer"
    Nominated David Lean Award for Direction - 2001 for "for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Won Michael Balcon Award - 1995 for ""
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1992 for "Best Direction for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Won Bodil - 1992 for "Best Non-European Film (Bedste ikke-europæiske film) for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Won Film Excellence Award - 2003 for ""
    Won Best First Work - 1977 for "for:The Duellists (1977). Unanimously."
    Nominated CFCA Award - 1992 for "Best Director for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Nominated César - 1992 for "Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger) for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Won DVDX Award - 2003 for "Best Audio Commentary (New for DVD) for:Alien (1979). Shared with: Ronald Shusett Terry Rawlings Sigourney Weaver Tom Skerritt Veronica Cartwright Harry Dean Stanton John Hurt (Alien Quadrilogy)."
    Nominated Video Premiere Award - 2001 for "Best DVD Audio Commentary for:Gladiator (2000). For the Signature Selection."
    Nominated David - 1992 for "Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero) for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Won David - 1978 for "Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero) for:The Duellists (1977). Tied with Herbert Ross for The Goodbye Girl (1977)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 2002 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Black Hawk Down (2001)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 2001 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1992 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Nominated Emmy - 2011 for "Outstanding Drama Series for:"Good Wife" (2009). Shared with: Leonard Dick (co-executive producer) Ted Humphrey (co-executive producer) Corinne Brinkerhoff (producer) Keith Eisner (co-executive producer) Michelle King (executive producer) Robert King (executive producer) Brooke Kennedy (executive producer) Tony Scott (executive producer) David W. Zucker (executive producer) Courtney Kemp Agboh (producer)"
    Nominated Emmy - 2010 for "Outstanding Drama Series for:"Good Wife" (2009). Shared with: Robert King (executive producer) Todd Ellis Kessler (co-executive producer) David W. Zucker (executive producer) Michelle King (executive producer) Ted Humphrey (co-executive producer) Brooke Kennedy (executive producer) Tony Scott (executive producer)"
    Nominated Emmy - 2009 for "Outstanding Made for Television Movie for:Blut, Schweiß und Tränen (2009) (TV). Shared with: David M. Thompson (executive producer) Frank Doelger (produced by) Tracey Scoffield (produced by) Julie Payne (produced by) Ann Wingate (produced by) (HBO)."
    Nominated Emmy - 2008 for "Outstanding Miniseries for:"The Andromeda Strain" (2008). Shared with: Tony Scott (executive producer) David W. Zucker (executive producer) Tom Thayer (executive producer) Mikael Salomon (co-executive producer) Clara George (produced by) (A&E)."
    Won Emmy - 2002 for "Outstanding Made for Television Movie for:The Gathering Storm (2002) (TV). Shared with: Julie Payne (executive producer) Tony Scott (executive producer) Tracey Scoffield (executive producer for the bbc) Lisa Ellzey (co-executive producer) Frank Doelger (producer) David M. Thompson (producer) (HBO)."
    Nominated Emmy - 2000 for "Outstanding Made for Television Movie for:Citizen Kane - Die Hollywood-Legende (1999) (TV). Shared with: Tony Scott (executive producer) Diane Minter Lewis (co-executive producer) Chris Zarpas (co-executive producer) Su Armstrong (HBO)."
    Nominated Empire Award - 2001 for "Best British Director for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Nominated Audience Award - 2001 for "Best Director for:Hannibal (2001)."
    Nominated Screen International Award - 2000 for "for:Gladiator (2000). USA."
    Nominated International Fantasy Film Award - 1993 for "Best Film for:Blade Runner (1982). The director's cut."
    Nominated International Fantasy Film Award - 1988 for "Best Film for:Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)."
    Nominated International Fantasy Film Award - 1983 for "Best Film for:Blade Runner (1982)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 2008 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:American Gangster (2007)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 2001 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Won Hugo - 1983 for "Best Dramatic Presentation for:Blade Runner (1982). Shared with: David Webb Peoples (screenplay) Hampton Fancher (screenplay) Philip K. Dick (original novel)"
    Nominated Silver Ribbon - 1983 for "Best Director - Foreign Film (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero) for:Blade Runner (1982)."
    Nominated Sierra Award - 2000 for "Best Director for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Nominated ALFS Award - 2001 for "British Director of the Year for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Won ALFS Award - 1992 for "Director of the Year for:Thelma & Louise (1991)."
    Nominated Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic - 2012 for "Drama for:"Good Wife" (2009). Shared with: David W. Zucker Michelle King Tony Scott Robert King Brooke Kennedy"
    Nominated Television Producer of the Year Award in Longform - 2003 for "for:The Gathering Storm (2002) (TV). Shared with: Tony Scott Julie Payne Frank Doelger"
    Won Director's Achievement Award - 2001 for ""
    Won Audience Award - 2008 for "Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera) for:American Gangster (2007)."
    Nominated Golden Satellite Award - 2001 for "Best Director for:Gladiator (2000)."
    Won Golden Spike - 1991 for "for:Thelma & Louise (1991). Tied with Der Schätzer (1991)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 215
  • Films with Ridley Scott: Pompeii - 2012
    Emma's War - ????
    Potsdamer Platz - ????
    Coma - 2012
    The Sector - 2011
    Ion - ????
    Japan in a Day - 2013
    Out of the Furnace - 2013
    Prometheus - 2012
    Britain in a Day - 2012
    Welcome to the Punch - 2012
    Stoker - 2012
    The Good Wife - 2009-2012
    Prophets of Science Fiction - 2011-2012
    Labyrinth - 2012
    World Without End - 2012
    The Grey - 2011
    Gettysburg - 2011
    Life in a Day - 2011
    The Pillars of the Earth - 2010
    The A-Team - 2010
    Robin Hood - 2010
    The Real Robin Hood - 2010
    The Gift - 2010
    Numb3rs - 2005-2010
    Welcome to the Rileys - 2010
    Cyrus - 2010/I
    Nomads - 2010
    Cracks - 2009/I
    Into the Storm - 2009
    Tell Tale - 2009
    Body of Lies - 2008
    The Andromeda Strain - 2008
    American Gangster - 2007
    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - 2007
    The Company - 2007
    Law Dogs - 2007/I
    A Good Year - 2006
    Tristan + Isolde - 2006
    Orpheus - 2006
    In Her Shoes - 2005
    Kingdom of Heaven - 2005
    Matchstick Men - 2003
    Ticker - 2002
    Beat the Devil - 2002
    Hostage - 2002
    The Gathering Storm - 2002
    AFP: American Fighter Pilot - 2002
    Black Hawk Down - 2001
    Hannibal - 2001
    The Last Debate - 2000
    Gladiator - 2000
    Where the Money Is - 2000
    RKO 281 - 1999
    Clay Pigeons - 1998
    G.I. Jane - 1997
    The Hunger - 1997
    White Squall - 1996
    The Browning Version - 1994
    Monkey Trouble - 1994
    Elephant - 1993
    1492: Conquest of Paradise - 1992
    Thelma & Louise - 1991
    Someone to Watch Over Me - 1987
    Blade Runner - 1982
    Boy and Bicycle - 1965
    The Counselor - 2013
    All the Invisible Children - 2005
    Cinema16: British Short Films - 2003
    Black Rain - 1989/I
    Legend - 1985
    Alien - 1979
    The Duellists - 1977
    Mogul - 1969
    The Informer - 1967
    Half Hour Story - 1967
    Adam Adamant Lives! - 1966-1967
    Thirty-Minute Theatre - 1966
    Z Cars - 1965
    Out of the Unknown - 1965
    R3 - 1965
    Reluctant Bandit - 1965
    Bold as Brass - 1964
    Marriage Lines - 1963-1964
    Comedy Playhouse - 1963
    More Faces of Jim - 1963
    BBC Sunday-Night Play - 1962
    The Alien Legacy - 1999
    One of the Missing - 1969
    Since I Don't Have You - 2012
    The Haunting of Pearson Place - 2011
    London Boulevard - 2010
    To Rest in Peace - 2010
    The Rhapsody - 2008
    All Our Variant Futures - 2007
    99 francs - 2007
    Boot Polish - 2007
    Kingdom of Heaven: Production Design Primer - 2006
    Paradise Found: Creating the Director's Cut - 2006
    Waiting for Sunrise - 2005
    The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' - 2004
    Tricks of the Trade: Making 'Matchstick Men' - 2004
    Magic Realism: The Invisible Effects of Robin Hood - 2010
    Rise and Rise Again: Making Ridley Scott's Robin Hood - 2010
    Made in Hollywood - 2010
    Mark at the Movies - 2010
    Entertainment Tonight - 2009
    Actionable Intelligence: Deconstructing 'Body of Lies' - 2009
    Eigo de shabera-night - 2008
    Xposé - 2008
    Up Close with Carrie Keagan - 2008
    Fallen Empire: Making 'American Gangster' - 2008
    Deck-A-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard - 2007
    Sacrificial Sheep: The Novel vs. the Film - 2007
    Fashion Forward: Wardrobe and Styling - 2007
    Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner - 2007
    The Light That Burns: Remembering Jordan Cronenweth - 2007
    Charlie Rose - 2002-2007
    HBO First Look - 2000-2007
    Postcards from Provence - 2007
    Mark Lawson Talks to... - 2006
    Black Rain: Making the Film - Part 1 - 2006
    Black Rain: Making the Film - Part 2 - 2006
    Black Rain: The Script, the Cast - 2006
    Black Rain: Post-Production - 2006
    50 Films to See Before You Die - 2006
    Creative Accuracy: The Scholars Speak - 2006
    The Path to Redemption - 2006
    Kingdom of Heaven: Cast Rehearsals - 2006
    Unholy War: Mounting the Siege - 2006
    Colors of the Crusade - 2006
    The Suite with Dave Karger - 2005
    Close-up - 2005
    Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema - 2005
    Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us - 2005
    Strength and Honor: Creating the World of 'Gladiator' - 2005
    The 100 Greatest War Films - 2005
    Hannity & Colmes - 2005
    History vs. Hollywood - 2005
    The Culture Show - 2005
    The Big Story - 2005
    Kingdom of Hope: The Making of 'Kingdom of Heaven' - 2005
    MovieReal: Kingdom of Heaven - 2005
    'Kingdom of Heaven': Interactive Production Grid - 2005
    The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing - 2004
    Murder by Numbers - 2004
    Hollywood Greats - 2004
    Filmland - 2004
    The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' - 2003
    Shock & Awe: The Return of 'Alien' - 2003
    Tinseltown TV - 2003
    Breakfast - 2003
    AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains - 2003
    DVD Discoveries - 2003
    Duelling Directors: Ridley Scott & Kevin Reynolds - 2002
    The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - 2002
    The Essence of Combat: Making 'Black Hawk Down' - 2002
    The Hollywood Machine - 2002
    Thelma & Louise: The Last Journey - 2002
    Creating a Myth... the Memories of 'Legend' - 2002
    The 74th Annual Academy Awards - 2002
    + de cinéma - 2002
    Channel 4 News - 2002
    Film '72 - 2002
    Film Genre - 2002
    Hollywood, Inc. - 2002
    Alien Evolution - 2001
    Breaking the Silence: The Making of 'Hannibal' - 2001
    AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies - 2001
    Dino De Laurentiis: The Last Movie Mogul - 2001
    The 73rd Annual Academy Awards - 2001
    The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 2001
    Gladiator Games: The Roman Bloodsport - 2000
    On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' - 2000
    The Directors - 1999
    The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money - 1998
    Musik im Spiegel der Gefühle - 1998
    Hollywood Halloween - 1997
    Omnibus - 1993
    Cinema 3 - 1988-1992
    The 64th Annual Academy Awards - 1992
    The Making of 'Alien 3' - 1992
    Días de cine - 1991
    E.T. - Entretenimento Total - 1991
    Reflections on 'Citizen Kane' - 1991
    The Horror Hall of Fame - 1990
    Signals - 1990
    Bains de minuit - 1988
    The History of the SF Film - 1982
    Giger's Alien - 1979
    Prophets of Science Fiction - 2012
    España, plató de cine - 2009
    Cinema mil - 2005
    The 'Alien' Saga - 2002
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