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Tony Scott: Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Tony Scott was born on 21st June 1944 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. His father name is Francis Percy Scott and mother name is Elizabeth Jean Scott. He was raised along with his three siblings namely Ridley Scott, Hugh Johnson, and Frank Scott. Likewise, he attended Grangefield School, West Hartlepool College of Art. Later, he attended Sunderland Art School. Then, he attended the Royal College of Art. Tony holds British nationality and belongs to English ethnicity. He has grey hair colour and has brown eye colour. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Tony Scott: Career
Tony Scott began his career, during 1982, MGM Studios hired he direct the vampire film “The Hunger”, which starred David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve, and introduced Willem Dafoe, but ultimately failed to generate positive attention. Then, he was unable to find work as a feature film director until several years later, when producers Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson asked him to direct Top Gun. Addition to being Tony’s first blockbuster—which placed him ahead of his brother and made him a Hollywood A-list action director.
Likewise, he worked Bruckheimer and Simpson again in 1987, directing the film Beverly Hills Cop II, which starred Eddie Murphy and Brigitte Nielsen, and was among that year’s highest-grossing films. Then, he also continued to direct films that became box-office success throughout the 1990s and 2000s. The cast comprised several well-known actors, including Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Christian Slater, Christopher Walken, and Samuel L. Jackson. Therefore, his highest-grossing film of the 90s was 1998’s Enemy of the State, starring Will Smith, and Gene Hackman.
Tony Scott: Relationship
Tony Scott was married to Donna W. Scott in 1994 until his death. The had two twins sons namely, Max Scott and Frank Scott. Previously, he was married to BAFTA Award winning TV production designer Gerry Boldy in 1967. They were divorced in 1974. Similarly, he married Glynis Sanders in 1986, but the marriage didn’t go well so they decided to divorce in 1987.
Tony Scott: Net Worth and Death
The film director, Tony Scott has earned a decent income from his career. He has a net worth of $200 million USD. Tony died on August 19, 2012, at the age of 68 on San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, the United States. The cause of his death was he killed himself by jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge.