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Ridley Scott

Hey there, Celebs enthusiasts! It’s Jack Smith, your go-to guy for the latest scoop on male celebrities. Today, let’s dive into the fascinating world of Ridley Scott, the British maestro behind some of the silver screen’s most iconic moments.

Early Years and Cinematic Debut:

  • Born in South Shields, England, in 1937.
  • Studied film at the Royal College of Art in London.
  • Kicked off his career directing commercials and TV shows.
  • First feature film, “The Duellists,” hit screens in 1977, earning critical acclaim.

Breakthrough with “Alien” and Beyond:

  • 1979 marked his breakthrough with the sci-fi horror classic “Alien.”
  • Praised for groundbreaking effects, suspenseful atmosphere, and a terrifying creature.
  • Continued success with hits like “Blade Runner” (1982), “Thelma & Louise” (1991), and “Gladiator” (2000).

21st Century Triumphs:

  • Continued success into the 21st century with films like “Black Hawk Down” (2001), “American Gangster” (2007), and “The Martian” (2015).
  • “Blade Runner” recognized as a neo-noir sci-fi masterpiece.
  • “Thelma & Louise” and “Gladiator” showcase his diverse storytelling prowess.

Prolific Career and Awards:

  • Directed over 30 films, establishing himself as a master of the craft.
  • Also made waves as a producer with projects like “The Good Wife” (2009–2016) and “Raised by Wolves” (2020–present).
  • Awarded the AFI Life Achievement, Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement, and BAFTA Academy Fellowship.
  • Seven Academy Award nominations, including two for Best Director.

Legacy and Impact:

  • A true visionary and a key figure in cinema history.
  • Scott’s films continue to entertain and inspire audiences globally.
  • His legacy is destined to endure for generations.
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Ridley Scott Biography:

Real NameSir Ridley Scott
Birth DateNovember 30, 1937
BirthplaceSouth Shields, County Durham, England
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Age85 years old
Height5’10” (1.78 m)
Weight170 lbs (77 kg)
EducationThe Northern School of Art (National Diploma in Design), Royal College of Art (Master of Arts in Graphic Arts)
Graduation1958: The Northern School of Art, 1962: Royal College of Art
Total Number Of Movies DirectedOver 25
Net Worth$400 million (estimated)
Income SourceFilm directing, producing
Years Active1960s – present
Marital StatusMarried
Current RelationshipMarried to Giannina Facio
Partner/Wife(s)Giannina Facio (m. 2015–present), Sandy Watson (m. 1979–1989), Felicity Heywood (m. 1964–1975)
Offsprings3 (Luke Scott – son, Jordan Scott – daughter, Jake Scott – son)
ParentsFather: Colonel Francis Percy Scott, Mother: Elizabeth Scott
SiblingsTony Scott (brother, filmmaker)
CousinsNone mentioned publicly
Ethnic BackgroundBritish
Number of Countries VisitedUnknown
Current ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
WikipediaRidley Scott Wikipedia
Business VenturesRidley Scott Associates (founded with brother Tony Scott), Scott Free Productions
Upcoming Projects“Napoleon” (biopic, 2024)

Top 10 Ridley Scott Movies and TV Shows:

Someone to Watch Over Me1987106
Blade Runner1982117
The Duellists197777
1492: Conquest of Paradise1992219
American Gangster2007167
Robin Hood2010160
House of Gucci2021157

So, who doesn’t know Ridley Scott, the well-known film director? Stay tuned to Celebs NoteBook for more intriguing glimpses into the lives of your favorite male celebrities!

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