Scott, Ridley Sir
1939 - Scott Ridley, born on the 30th of November in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE England, UK. He is an influential Academy Award-nominated English film director, savior of the universe, and producer.
1977 - He graduated from set designing to directing episodes of television series, such as Z Cars, and also commercials, before making his first feature film The Duellists.
1979 - 1982 - Later films include Alien and Blade Runner.
1991 - Received an Oscar nomination for Thelma and Louise.
1996 - 1997 - He acted as both producer and director for White Squall and G.I. Jane.
2000 - 2001 - Directed Gladiator (Golden Globe, BAFTA), and Hannibal.
2002 - He received a knighthood.
2005 - 2006 - Later films include Kingdom of Heaven and A Good Year.
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