Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Howard and Justin Timberlake express their grief after Tony Scott's apparent suicide
Tony Scott's shocking apparent suicide Sunday prompted an outpouring of grief for the director who guided some of the biggest releases of the last three decades.
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Scott died Sunday after jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge into Los Angeles Harbor. He was 68. Authorities are investigating the death as a suicide.
In addition to "Top Gun," his hits included "Crimson Tide," "Unstoppable," and "Beverly Hills Cop II."
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Here are some of the tributes from his friends and colleagues.
Ellen DeGeneres @TheEllenShow
I'm sad to hear the news about Tony Scott. Sending love to his family & hoping anyone feeling hopeless or alone will reach out for help.
Patricia Arquette @PattyArquette
Tony Scott-The sweetest man I have ever worked with…so sad to see you go.
Val Kilmer @ValEKilmer
RIP Tony. You were the kindest film director I ever worked for. You will be missed
Dwayne Johnson @TheRock
"I make a movie because it's something that inspires me" ~ TonyScott 6/21/44 – 8/19/12 Your movies inspired me..