Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is a film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film Alien, his best known work is the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner .

Ripley is often considered one of the most significant female protagonists in all of cinema, and is a prominent figure in American popular culture.

Ellen Louise Ripley is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Alien film series played by American actress Sigourney Weaver. The character earned Weaver world recognition, and the role remains her most famous to date. Sir Ridley Scott, director of the first film in the series, made the decision to switch Ripley from the standard male action hero to a heroine.


Ridley Scott

Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is a film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film Alien, his best known work is the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner .