Tributes are being paid to British film director Tony Scott who has died after jumping from a bridge in Los Angeles.
The death of the 68-year-oldÂ is being investigated as a suicide and there are reports a note was found in his office.
On Twitter Director Ron Howard and Stephen Fry have paid tribute to the “Top Gun,” ‘Days of Thunder” and “Beverly Hills Cop 2″ director.
He was the younger brother of film-maker Ridley Scott.
Hollywood reporter Alan Silverman says there is no immediate indication that Scott was having trouble in his private life.
He spoke with Breakfast here on Newstalk.
Some of his other films include:
/> Beverly Hills Cop II
/> The Last Boy Scout
/> True Romance
/> Crimson Tide
/> Enemy of the State
/> Spy Game
/> Man on Fire
/> DéjÃ Vu
/> The Taking of Pelham 123