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North East born director Tony Scott dies

Film director Tony Scott, who was born in North Shields, has died after apparently jumping from a bridge in Los Angeles.

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North East director Tony Scott dies in LA

North East film director Tony Scott has died after apparently jumping from a bridge in Los Angeles. The 68-year-old, originally from North Shields, was best known for Hollywood blockbusters Top Gun and Beverley Hills Cop II. American officials say they're treating his death as a suicide.

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