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Ridley Scott was born in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then Northumberland) on 30 November 1937. His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him throughout the UK and Europe before they eventually returned to Teesside. Scott wanted to join Army (his elder brother Frank had already joined the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Killing Jesus (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  Emma's War (producer) (announced)
  Potsdamer Platz (producer) (announced)
 2016 Prometheus 2 (producer) (pre-production)
 2014 Galyntine (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 The Terror (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2011 The Sector (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 Get Santa (executive producer) (filming)
 2014 Child 44 (producer) (post-production)
 2014 Before I Go to Sleep (producer) (completed)
 2014 Klondike (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2009-2013 The Good Wife (TV Series) (executive producer - 97 episodes)
- The Decision Tree (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Next Week (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Next Day (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Hitting the Fan (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Outside the Bubble (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Killing Kennedy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013 Out of the Furnace (producer)
 2013 The Counselor (producer)
 2013 Springsteen & I (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Crimes of the Century (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The DC Snipers (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Welcome to the Punch (executive producer)
 2013 Killing Lincoln (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2013 Stoker (producer)
 2013 The East (producer)
 2013 The Vatican (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Labyrinth (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (producer)
 2012 Japan in a Day (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 World Without End (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 8 episodes)
- Checkmate (2012) ... (producer)
- Queen (2012) ... (producer)
- Rook (2012) ... (producer)
- A People Revolt (2012) ... (producer)
- Plague and Passion (2012) ... (producer)
 2011-2012 Call of Duty ELITE: Friday Night Fights (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Optic vs. LFN (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Brandon Jacobs vs. Terrence Cody (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Countdown 321 vs. Make Us Famous (2012) ... (executive producer)
- FourPlay vs. Red Shoe Rebels (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rampage Jackson vs. Joe Carnahan (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Coma (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Part One (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Britain in a Day (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012/I Prometheus (producer)
 2012 Ghost Recon: Alpha (Short) (producer)
 2012 Loom (Short) (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Prophets of Science Fiction (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- George Lucas (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Robert Heinlein (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Jules Verne (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Isaac Asimov (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Arthur C. Clarke (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Grey (producer)
 2011 Gettysburg (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Life in a Day (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Nomads (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... (executive producer)
- New Beginnings (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Witchcraft (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Legacy (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Battlefield (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2010 The A-Team (executive producer)
 2010 Robin Hood (producer)
 2010 The Real Robin Hood (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2005-2010 Numb3rs (TV Series) (executive producer - 116 episodes)
- Cause and Effect (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Devil Girl (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Arm in Arms (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Scratch (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Old Soldiers (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2010/I Cyrus (executive producer)
 2010 Welcome to the Rileys (executive producer)
 2009/I Cracks (executive producer)
 2009 Into the Storm (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Tell Tale (producer)
 2008 Body of Lies (producer)
 2008 The Andromeda Strain (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2007 Law Dogs (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 American Gangster (producer)
 2007 The Company (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2006 A Good Year (producer)
 2006 Tristan + Isolde (executive producer)
 2006 Orpheus (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 In Her Shoes (producer)
 2005 Kingdom of Heaven (producer)
 2003 Matchstick Men (producer)
 2002 Ticker (Short) (executive producer)
 2002 Beat the Devil (Short) (executive producer)
 2002 Hostage (Short) (executive producer)
 2002 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 AFP: American Fighter Pilot (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2001 Black Hawk Down (producer)
 2001 Hannibal (producer)
 2000 The Last Debate (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Gladiator (executive producer - uncredited)
 2000 Where the Money Is (producer)
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997-1999 The Hunger (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Night Bloomer (1999) ... (executive producer)
- The Secret Shih Tan (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Necros (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Menage a Trois (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1998 Clay Pigeons (producer)
 1997 G.I. Jane (producer)
 1996 White Squall (executive producer)
 1994 The Browning Version (producer)
 1994 Monkey Trouble (executive producer)
 1993 Elephant (TV Short) (associate producer)
 1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise (producer)
 1991 Thelma & Louise (producer)
 1987 Someone to Watch Over Me (executive producer)
 1982 Blade Runner (co-producer - uncredited)
 1956 Boy and Bicycle (Short) (producer)
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Show Show Thanks (16 credits)
Show Show Self (109 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Commercial for "Natrol Immune Boost" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Ridley Scott

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It almost bears no relation at all. I met with Philip and he was angry, because I told him I couldn't get through the book. I thought I'd better repair this, so I invited him to see rushes and he was absolutely stunned by them. (On the source novel of Blade Runner (1982), Philip K. Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2003 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to the Film Industry. See more »

Trademark:

Usually casts / works with actors who have a strong theatre background and are graduates of drama school. He likes to be personally involved with the casting of his movies as well. See more »

Nickname:

R-Scott See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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