Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as "Top Gun," "Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge, authorities said.

Scott's death was being investigated as a suicide, Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Joe Bale said.

The 68-year-old Scott jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge spanning San Pedro and Terminal Island in Los Angeles, authorities said.

U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Jennifer Osburn told the Daily Breeze that a suicide note was found inside Scott's black Toyota Prius, which was parked on one of the eastbound lanes of the bridge.

The British-born Scott was producer Ridley Scott's brother.


The notable films of director Tony ScotT

— "The Hunger," 1983.

— "Top Gun," 1986.

— "Beverly Hills Cop II," 1987.

— "Days of Thunder," 1990.

— "Revenge," 1990.

— "The Last Boy Scout," 1991.

— "True Romance," 1993.

— "Crimson Tide," 1995.

— "The Fan," 1996.

— "Enemy of the State," 1998.

— "Spy Game," 2001.

— "Man on Fire," 2004.

— "Deja vu," 2006.

— "The Taking of Pelham 123," 2009.

— "Unstoppable," 2010.

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