Scott cancer rumour denied

The widow of British film director Tony Scott has denied reports that her husband had inoperable brain cancer, according to Hollywood website TMZ.

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Family of director Tony Scott deny brain cancer reports

Film director Tony Scott jumped off a bridge in Los Angeles on Sunday Credit: Reuters

There have been reports that British film director Tony Scott had been suffering from inoperable brain cancer.

The original claim was made by ABC News in the United States, citing sources close to the Top Gun film-maker, but Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter told the broadcaster that Mr Scott's family were not aware that the director had cancer.

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