Sir Ridley Scott(1937-), Film-maker
Sitter in 3 portraits
A prolific director, Scott has created a highly acclaimed body of work since his breakthrough film Alien (1979). His subsequent films range in subject matter and setting and include science fiction film Blade Runner (1982), Thelma & Louise (1991), Academy Award-winning drama Gladiator (2000), The Martian (2015) and All the Money in the World (2017). Scott was knighted in 2003 for services to the film industry and in 2018 received the BAFTA Fellowship Award.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below