Hollywood director Tony Scott, brother of Ridley, dies in an apparent suicide

British-born Hollywood film / TV director Tony Scott, brother of Alien director Ridley Scott, has died in an apparent suicide. It is reported that he jumped from a bridge in Los Angeles.

The director was mostly known for his fast-paced action adventures such as Top Gun, but had involvement in several genre blockbusters which included directing The Hunger (1983) and producing Prometheus (2012), directed by his brother Ridley.

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