Birth Name: Scott Hicks
Birth Place: Uganda
Robert Scott Hicks was born on March 4, 1953 in the country of Uganda, Africa to British citizens. Due to his father's work as a civil engineer, Hicks soon moved to nearby Kenya, where he was raised until the age of 10, at which time his family moved to England for a brief period. At the age of 14, Hicks was uprooted for what would be the final time, when he and his parents relocated to the southern coastal city of Adelaide, Australia. After earning a degree from Flinders University of South Australia, Hicks entered a once struggling film industry that had recently begun a resurgence, thanks in large part to government subsidies of the arts and the emergence of Australian filmmakers like Bru...