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August 20th, 2012
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'Top Gun' and 'Crimson Tide' director Tony Scott jumps off California bridge –'s Roger Friedman on Scott's legacy

Famed director Tony Scott who is best known for hits like "Top Gun," "Days Of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop Two" has died. The Los Angeles County coroner's office is treating the case as a suicide, saying he jumped off the Vincent Thomas Bridge yesterday in San Pedro, California. 

Scott also produced a number of films with his brother Ridley, including this summer's "Prometheus." Their next collaboration, a creepy medical mini-series called "Coma," is set to premiere next month on A&E. According to "Box Office Mojo," Scott's movies as director and producer grossed more than $1.6 billion in theaters.

Showbiz411 and’s Roger Friedman talks about 68-year-old Scott’s legacy.

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