Director Tony Scott has died in an apparent suicide Tony Scott, who was the younger brother of Sir Ridley Scott, died yesterday in Los Angeles. He apparently jumped off a bridge, leaving a suicide note in his car. Scott directed some of the most iconic films of the last thirty years, including Top Gun, Enemy of the State and True Romance. His last film - Unstoppable - was released in 2010 and starred Denzel Washington and he was also an active film and TV producer. He was a partner, along with his brother, in his own production company called Scott Free.