FILM DIRECTOR

Ridley Scott

1937 - Today

Ridley Scott

Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is an English filmmaker. Following his commercial breakthrough in 1979 with the science fiction horror film Alien, further works include the neo-noir dystopian film Blade Runner, the road adventure film Thelma & Louise, the historical drama Gladiator (which won the Academy Award for Best Picture) and the science fiction film The Martian. Beginning his career in advertising where he honed his filmmaking skills by making inventive mini-films for television commercials, Scott's work is known for its atmospheric, highly concentrated visual style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ridley Scott has received more than 8,180,927 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular film director.

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  • 8.2M

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  • 74.11

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  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Filmography

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Ridley Scott ranks 14 out of 1,305Before him are Woody Allen, Sergei Eisenstein, Roman Polanski, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergio Leone, and Francis Ford Coppola. After him are Luchino Visconti, Jean-Luc Godard, Leni Riefenstahl, Martin Scorsese, Luis Buñuel, and Andrei Tarkovsky.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1937, Ridley Scott ranks 9Before him are Anthony Hopkins, Jack Nicholson, Harald V of Norway, Valentina Tereshkova, Dustin Hoffman, and Abdelaziz Bouteflika. After him are Jane Fonda, Bobby Charlton, Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, Renzo Piano, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ridley Scott ranks 99 out of 5,347Before him are George Stephenson (1781), Edward VI of England (1537), William Harvey (1578), Christopher Lee (1922), Henry VII of England (1457), and H. G. Wells (1866). After him are Charlotte Brontë (1816), Aldous Huxley (1894), William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824), Paul Dirac (1902), Elton John (1947), and Roger Moore (1927).