Tony Scott's Death Prompts Deep Hollywood Mourning

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The death of famed director Tony Scott, who authorities said jumped off Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, set off an instant emotional outpouring from a stunned Hollywood community.

The helmer of such blockbusters as Top Gun, True Romance, Enemy of the State, and The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, was also, with his brother Ridley Scott, a prolific producer, with his various projects and partnerships spanning the industry.

From fellow directors, actors, students and just admirers, the statements and tweets reveal a deep sadness; THR will continue to update as more come in.

"Tony was my dear friend and I will really miss him. He was a creative visionary whose mark on film is immeasurable. My deepest sorrow and thoughts are with his family at this time." - Tom Cruise

Tony was always sensitive to the needs of an actor. We've lost a wonderful, creative talent. - Gene Hackman

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