Tony Scott

Tony Scott

Original Name Anthony David Leighton
Birth
North Shields, Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England
Death 19 Aug 2012 (aged 68)
San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Legends, Section 8
Memorial ID 95638753 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director, Producer. At the age of 16, Scott appeared in 'Boy and Bicycle', a short film marking the directorial debut of his then 23 year-old brother Ridley. He studied at Grangefield School, West Hartlepool College of Art, Sunderland Art School, subsequently graduating from the Royal College of Art intending to become a painter, however he turned his attention to film-making. Early in his career, Scott directed numerous television commercials for his brother's production company. He went on to direct several feature films which included some of Hollywood's biggest block-busters such as 'The Hunger' (1983), 'Top Gun' (1986), 'Beverly Hills Cop II' (1987), 'Revenge' (1990), 'Days of Thunder' (1990), 'The Last Boy Scout' (1991), 'True Romance' (1993), 'Crimson Tide' (1995), 'The Fan' (1996), 'Enemy of the State' (1998), 'Spy Game' (2001), 'Man on Fire' (2004), 'Domino' (2005), 'Déjà Vu' (2006), 'The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3' (2009) and 'Unstoppable' (2010), which was his fifth collaboration with actor Denzel Washington. Scott also produced several television programs including 'AFP: American Fighter Pilot', 'Numb3rs', 'The Good Wife', 'Gettysburg' and 'Labyrinth'.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 19 Aug 2012
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tony Scott (21 Jun 1944–19 Aug 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 95638753, citing Hollywood Forever, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .