Aug 20, 2012 10:50 AM
Tony Scott's shocking suicide is still under investigation, but now a source has told ABC News that the 68-year-old director had been diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer.
Scott fatally jumped off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro around 12:30pm, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. His body was recovered by divers around 4:30pm, and a suicide note was found in his Toyota Prius, which was parked on one of the eastbound lanes of the bridge.
Scott, who is the younger brother of director/producer Ridley Scott, directed movies like Top Gun, Days Of Thunder, Enemy of the State and Beverly Hills Cop II.
Scott is survived by his twin sons Max and Frank, his wife, actress Donna Scott, along with his brother/business partner Ridley Scott, 74.
Director Tony Scott Commits Suicide By Jumping Off Of Los Angeles Bridge