Year 2002 ended very well for Ridley Scott, His name is upon the “New Years Honours list” so it’s now Sir Ridley Scott.Ridley Scott, born in 1937 whom directed Blade Runner has been awarded a knighthood for his services to the British film industry. Besides Blade Runner, Ridley Scott also has done movies such as “Alien”, “Gladiator”, “Thelma & Louise”, “Haniball” and “Black Hawk Down”
He told the UK Press Association:
As a boy growing up in South Shields, I could never have imagined that I would receive such a special recognition. I am extremely honoured to be awarded a knighthood
“I am truly humbled to receive this treasured award and believe it also further recognises the excellence of the British film industry.