Tony Scott's body was recovered from Los Angeles Harbour water several hours after members of the public called police at around 12:35pm local time (7.30pm BST) to report that someone had jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge, the Associated Press reports.
The reports adds that a note with contact information was found in Scott's car and a suicide note was later found in his office.
Nick Frost is a British comic actor:
Terribly sad news about Tony Scott. Rest in peace.
Elijah Wood is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy:
awful news about Tony Scott. rest in peace.
James Corden is a British comedian and actor:
Just heard the news about Tony Scott. So very sad. May he rest in peace.
Ron Howard directed Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind and The Da Vinci Code:
No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day
Adam Shankman is a TV producer, director and choreographer whose credits include Glee, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Wedding Planner:
My heart stopped when I heard of the tragic death of 1 of r most inspiring directors, Tony Scott. Rest In Peace Tony. U will be missd so...
Mark Romanek directed feature films Never Let Me Go and One Hour Photo as well as numerous music videos for the likes of Coldplay, Madonna, David Bowie and Michael Jackson:
Tony Scott was incredibly encouraging to me at an early stage of my career. He was generous, gregarious & immensely talented. Sadness.
Edgar Wright is a British film director, writer and producer whose credits include Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Tintin:
I just woke up to hear about Tony Scott. Can't believe it. As I hope was evident in my work, I was big fan of his. Rest In Peace, sir.
'The Last Boy Scout', 'True Romance', 'Crimson Tide', 'Man On Fire' and yes, 'Domino' too. Tony Scott was a rambunctious cinematic spirit.
Philip Bloom is a cameraman and filmmaker:
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