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Tony Scott's action film secrets

Hollywood director Tony Scott, famous for films including Top Gun, has died after jumping from a bridge in Los Angeles, authorities have said.

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Scott's death was being investigated as a suicide.

British-born Scott, brother of Alien director Ridley, shot to fame in the 1980s with a string of action films.

Speaking in July 2009, he told Mark Lawson on Radio 4's Front Row about his approach to film-making.

  • 20 Aug 2012
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