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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.

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"29:04:37" (Sir Ridley Scott)

by Nina Mae Fowler
compressed charcoal and pencil on paper, 2019
NPG 7068

Sir Ridley Scott, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36072

Sir Ridley Scott

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, mid 1980s
NPG x36072

Anthony David ('Tony') Scott; Sir Ridley Scott, by Dudley Reed - NPG x125426

Anthony David ('Tony') Scott; Sir Ridley Scott

by Dudley Reed
C-type colour print, 5 January 2002
NPG x125426

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