Anthony David "Tony" Scott (21 June 1944 – 19 August 2012) was a British film director and producer.
His films come from a broad range of genres, including the gothic horror film The Hunger (1983), the action drama Top Gun (1986), the action comedy Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), the auto racing film Days of Thunder (1990), the action comedy The Last Boy Scout (1991), the romantic dark comedy crime film True Romance (1993), the submarine action film Crimson Tide (1995), the psychological thriller The Fan (1996), the spy thriller Enemy of the State (1998), the spy film Spy Game (2001), the action thriller Man on Fire (2004), the action film Domino (2005), the sci-fi action thriller Déjà Vu (2006), the thriller The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), and the action thriller Unstoppable (2010).
He was the younger brother of film director Ridley Scott. In November 2010, Tony (and Ridley) Scott received the BAFTA Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment. Tony Scott died on 19 August 2012, committing suicide by jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, California.
By Dean Hanley
Page : 1