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Tony Scott Commits Suicide: Justin Timberlake, Other Celebs React

USMagazine, Monday, August 20, 2012, 9:15am (PDT)

Stars are mourning the loss Tony Scott after he committed suicide Sunday.

The 68-year-old Top Gun director jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor, The Los Angeles Times reports. Scott left behind a suicide note for his wife, Donna Wilson Scott, and their twin sons Frank and Max.

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Whether they knew him personally or admired his work, celebrities tweeted their condolences Monday after learning of Scott's untimely death.

Actor Justin Timberlake, who's fiance Jessica Biel starred in Scott's film, The A-Team in 2010, wrote: "So sad to hear the news about Tony Scott. His movies made growing up more fun for me. My prayers and condolences to the Scott family."

Read more celeb reactions below.

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Samuel L. Jackson: "Taking a moment to reflect on Tony Scott's life and work! My sympathies to his family. Feeling the loss!"

Ron Howard: "No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day."

Mena Suvari: "I am so shocked and completely saddened over hearing that Tony Scott passed away today. He was such an amazing spirit, full of life and passion. I am grateful for the opportunity to have worked with him and cherish the beautiful memories I have of him buzzing around the set. He was a sweet man with enormous talent & I wish with everything, that his soul has found peace and the angels watch over him and his family. RIP, Tony, we love you."

Elizabeth Hurley: "Tony Scott. Such a talented film maker. I went rock climbing with him once & he was enormous fun. RIP."

Elijah Wood: "Awful news about Tony Scott. Rest in peace."

Robert Rodriquez: "Great knowing you, buddy. Thanks for the inspiration, advice, encouragement, and the decades, of great entertainment."

James Gunn: "He was a huge inspiration. Very sad."

Zachary Quinto: "Met Tony Scott once. Thought we would meet again. Saddened by news of his passing. Grateful for the work he leaves behind. Peace to you sir."

Kristin Chenoweth: "RIP Mr. Tony Scott."

Jon Favreau: "Such sad news about Tony Scott. Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends."

Rosario Dawson: "Tony Scott . . . You left us too soon. How terribly sad. What a lovely, kind human being you were. I will love and miss you much. Blessings to your family. Rest In Peace."

Zachary Levi: "Absolutely shocked and gutted about Tony Scott's death. A huge loss to entertainment and the world."

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Dwayne Johnson: " 'I make a movie because it's something that inspires me' -- Tony Scott 6/21/44 - 8/19/12. Your movies inspired me . . ."

Chris Rock: "Tony Scott director of my favorite movie, Man on Fire. I wish you had more time."

Michelle Rodriguez: "Tony Scott will be missed. A guy like Tony was trend setter unlike most chart following sheep directors in the big budget action film world, you'll be missed. RIP."

Eli Roth: "RIP Tony Scott. Never knew him but always heard nothing but great things about him and I loved his films. Terrible loss for cinema."

Peter Facinelli: "RIP Tony Scott. Big fan. Thank you for all your movies. Sad day."

Kat Dennings: "Tony Scott, rest in peace. How horribly sad."

Dane Cook: "Devastated by the death of Tony Scott. Just watched True Romance. One of my top 5 favorite movies ever a few nights ago. RIP."

Rob Schneider: "So sorry to hear Tony Scott is dead. A great director." 

Donald Faison: "Tony Scott. RIP."

Dylan McDermott: "Rest in Peace . . . Tony Scott."

Dominic Monaghan: "Argh Tony Scott has died. What a shame. A shame."

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Tony Scott Commits Suicide: Justin Timberlake, Other Celebs React

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