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Tony Scott (I) (1944–2012)


Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father's career in the British military, his family moved around a lot. Their ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Music video: Creative consultant on George Michael's video "Father Figure". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Anthony Scott

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Top Gun (1986) and similar films] I see these pilots as rock 'n' roll stars of the skies. I see deep blue skies and silver steel. I hear the rock music and smell the jet fuel. I love shooting real things in the real world. See more »

Trivia:

Was set to direct Man on Fire (1987), based on a A.J. Quinnell's novel, but he was rejected by the producers because they believed he was not accomplished enough to pull off the project. 17 years later, Scott directed Man on Fire (2004), a new version of the same novel. See more »

Trademark:

Has used dogs in many of his movies including Top Gun (1986), True Romance (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), The Fan (1996), Enemy of the State (1998), Man on Fire (2004) and Domino (2005). See more »

Nickname:

T-Scott

Star Sign:

Cancer

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