Scott is an English film director and producer. His films include Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Hannibal, Kingdom of Heaven, American Gangster, Body of Lies, and Robin Hood. 
In a May 8, 2005 interview with The Sunday Herald, Scott was asked about his religious beliefs:
Q: Are you a Christian?
RS: I'm an agnostic. It doesn't mean I'm an atheist. An atheist is certain there's nothing else. I'm not quite sure. Being a doubting Thomas makes you ask the best questions.