Many celebrities like Ron Howard and Samuel L. Jackson have taken to Twitter to express their sadness and condolences.
Scott’s filmography included hits like Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop II, Days of Thunder, and Unstoppable—to name a few.
The 68-year-old director was the younger brother and producing partner to filmmaker Ridley Scott. The two worked together on this summer’s Prometheus, which was directed by Ridley Scott and produced by Tony Scott.
Scott leaves behind a wife and two sons.