The suicide of "Top Gun" director Tony Scott has shocked the film community. Scott leapt to his death off the Vincent Thomas Bridge over the Los Angeles Harbor Sunday afternoon; he was 68.
He didn't only direct "Top Gun" the film; he also directed the Kenny Loggins music video for the movie's song "Danger Zone," one of only two music videos he directed:
Directors, actors, critics and others reacted on Twitter. Fellow directors shared their thoughts:
No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 20, 2012
Tony Scott. Damn. Great knowing you, buddy. Thanks for the inspiration, advice, encouragement, and the decades of great entertainment.— Robert Rodriguez (@Rodriguez) August 20, 2012
I shall miss you Mr Scott.— (@edgarwright) August 20, 2012