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Producers/Directors Todd Scott (L) and Ridley Scott accepts award for The Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment onstage during the BAFTA Los Angeles 2010 Britannia Awards held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on November 4, 2010 in Century City.
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