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Celebs React to Tony Scott's Death

Celebs React to Tony Scott's Death

The death of famed director Tony Scott has set off an outpouring of emotional and stunned reactions in the Hollywood community.

The 68-year-old director (and the younger brother of fellow director Ridley Scott), who reportedly died after jumping to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge on Sunday (August 19), is receiving a huge amount of love from fellow directors, actors, students, and admirers.

Tony had directed such films as Top Gun, Days of Thunder, Spy Game, Man on Fire, The Taking of Pelham 123, and most recently, Unstoppable.

Click inside to read what celebs had to say about Tony‘s passing…

@RealRonHoward: No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day

@ManMadeMoon: Awww Tony. Wish you had felt there was a way to keep going. What a sad waste. My thoughts go out to his wife and beautiful children.

@danecook: Devastated by the death of Tony Scott. Just watched True Romance 1 of my top 5 fav movies ever a few nights ago. #RIP

@RobSchneider: So sorry to hear Tony Scott is dead. A great director.

@OfficialKat: Tony Scott, rest in peace. How horribly sad.

@adammshankman: My heart stopped when I heard of the tragic death of 1 of r most inspiring directors, Tony Scott. Rest In Peace Tony. U will be missed so…

@peterfacinelli: #RIPTONYSCOTT Big fan. Thank you for all of your movies. Sad day.

@MarcW: Shocked. Tony Scott is a legend. Tragic and sad day. Thoughts and prayers for his family.

@MMFlint: True Romance. The scene with Christopher Walken and Dennis Hopper in a Detroit railyard is a classic. RIP Tony Scott.

@DylanMcDermott: Rest in Peace…Tony Scott

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  • Sfingaa

    Rest in peace Mr. Tony and thank you for all fun and joy that you gave us through your movies

  • Debra

    RIP. I love all his movies with Denzel, what a great tandem!!! And of course, ‘Top Gun’ and ‘True romance’

  • DemiTasse

    This is really a sad bit of news. He brought us all so much joy and excitement with his stories. RIP Tony Scott.

  • KC

    He gave the world many wonderful films. May he rest in peace.

  • Butter_Fly

    Truly sad for his family. Anyone that is thinking of suicide, no matter what the reason, should also think of their family.

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  • mmmmmmmmmmm

    What a very sad loss – RIP. Thank you for the great movies and yes you will be missed.

  • Nano

    David Krumholtz tweeted a nice anecdote, too.

  • unknown

    This was a complete shock that he would take his own life. May he Rest In Peace, and my thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and loved ones. Hollywood truelly lost a piece of it!

  • Lynn

    That is soooo sad. my condolences to the “Scott” family @ this time of sadness. He truly was a great, honorable director. Prayers w/ his brother Ridley. RIP Tony.

  • Jess*

    So sad and waste <3 RIP