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Sir Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following the commercial breakthrough Alien, his best-known films include sci-fi classic Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator and Prometheus.
Scott has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Directing (for Thelma and Louise, Gladiator and Black Hawk Down), plus two Golden Globe and two BAFTA Awards. He was knighted in the United Kingdom's 2003 New Year Honours.
He is the elder brother of the late Tony Scott and was born November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. Now aged 74, his siblings Tony Scott who is also a producer and Frank Scott with spouse Sandy Watson (m. 1979–1989), Felicity Heywood (m. 1964–1975).
Other films and tv series of Ridley Scott includes Life in a Day, Your Film Festival, Call of Duty's web series and 8 short films for BMW.
Recently Ridley Scott has signed a deal with Machinima to produce 12 short Sci-Fi films. According to Reelseo Ridley Scott won't be directing any of these but acting as executive producer.