Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Amy Saltz to David Selby
Ridley Scott Biography (1937?-)
Born November 30, 1937 (some sources cite 1939), in South Shields, England; brother of Tony Scott (a director); children: three, including Jake (a director of music videos).
- Director, producer
- Birth Details
- November 30, 1937?
- South Shields, England
- Director, Boy on a Bicycle (short film), 1965
- Director and camera operator, The Duellists, Paramount, 1977
- Director, Alien, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
- Director and coproducer, Blade Runner, Warner Bros., 1982, modified and re-released as Blade Runner: The Director's Cut, 1992
- Director, Legend, Universal, 1985
- Executive producer and director, Someone to Watch over Me, Columbia, 1987
- Director, Black Rain, Paramount, 1989
- Producer (with Mimi Polk) and director, Thelma and Louise, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1991
- Producer and director, 1492: Conquest of Paradise (also known as 1492: Christophe Colomb,
1492: La conquete du paradis, and 1492: La conquista del paraiso), 1992
- Producer, The Browning Version, 1994
- Executive producer, Monkey Trouble (also known as Pet), 1994
- Executive producer and director, White Squall, Buena Vista, 1996
- Producer and director, G.I. Jane, Buena Vista, 1997
- Producer, Clay Pigeons, Gramercy Pictures, 1998
- Director, Gladiator, DreamWorks Distribution, 2000
- Producer, Where the Money Is (also known as Ein heisser Coup), USA Films, 2000
- Director, Hannibal, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Universal, 2001
- Director, Black Hawk Down, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001
The Alien Legacy (documentary; also known as The Alien Legacy:The Sixth Passenger), 1999
- Production designer, R3, 1964
- Production designer, Out of the Unknown, 1965
- Executive producer, The Hunger, Showtime, 1997
- Also worked on The Informer, Rediffusion, 1966-67.
Movies; Executive Producer
RKO 281, HBO, 1999
The Last Debate, Showtime, 2000
Z Cars, BBC, 1966
Adam Adamant Lives! 1966
The Horror Hall of Fame, 1990
Reflections on Citizen Kane, 1991
Columbus: The World's First Astronaut, 1992
The Hunger: An MTV Sneak Preview, MTV, 1997
Star Wars: The Magic and the Mystery, Fox, 1997
Hollywood Halloween, 1997
20th Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years, American Movie Classics,2000
Authors and Artists for Young Adults, 1996. Volume 13, Gale (Detroit, MI),
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1996. Volume 2:Directors, St. James Press,
- Schwartz, Richard Alan, The Films of Ridley Scott, 2001.
Interview, February, 2001, p. 64.
Madison, May, 1999, pp. 74-77.
Starlog, November, 1992.
Other articles you might like: