Top 5000
Down 146 this week

Ridley Scott

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 »

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 people
created 12 Dec 2010
a list of 27 people
created 07 Jan 2011
a list of 23 people
created 07 Jun 2012
a list of 22 people
created 04 May 2013
a list of 44 people
created 4 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ridley Scott.

User Polls

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Sorry, looks like we are having some difficulty rendering this content. Please try again in a few minutes.

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

1973: Directed one of the most famous British TV adverts of all time, "Boy on Bike" for Hovis bread, with the boy walking up the cobbled hill. 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


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm a moviemaker, not a documentarian. I try to hit the truth. See more »


1990s: He was developing a film adaptation of the Richard Matheson novel, "I Am Legend". This project was never finished. See more »


Begins most films with an info card sequence/montage (Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Gladiator (2000), Black Hawk Down (2001)). See more »


R-Scott See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Ridley Scott is God to me krengaw008
Has he made a good movie? JurijFedorov
Ridley and Religion jday-1
Favorite Scott movie other than Alien, Blade Runner, or Gladiator? LauraPalmerShotJR
The Forever War - finally something new :) ailig68
Does anyone have the opinion he's lost his creative touch? AbdulBenHassan
Discuss Ridley Scott on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page