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Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott in 2006
Personal information
Birth date30 November 1937(age 78)
Place of birthSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
OccupationFilm director, film producer
Years active1965 � present
SpouseFelicity Heywood,
(m. 1964 � 1975, divorced)
Sandy Watson
(m. 1979 � 1989, divorced)
ChildrenWith Felicity Heywood
Jake (born 1965)
Luke (born 1968)
With Sandy Watson
Jordan (born 1978)

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Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is an English film director and producer. His films include The Duellists (1977), Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Legend (1985), Thelma & Louise (1991), ' ' [[G. I. Jane (1997)] , Gladiator (2000), Black Hawk Down (2001), Hannibal (2001), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), American Gangster (2007), Body of Lies (2008), and Robin Hood (2010).

Scott has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Directing, as well as Golden Globe and Emmy Awards. He was knighted in the 2003 New Year honours. In 2011, Scott is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is the older brother of film director Tony Scott.

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