Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director’s film

1. Tony Scott shot to fame with Top Gun, a film about the US fighter jets starring Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis.

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

2. Following Top Gun’s success, Scott found himself on Hollywood’s A list of directors.

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

3. Scott’s next film, Revenge (1990), a thriller of adultery and revenge set in Mexico, starred Kevin Costner (above), Madeleine Stowe and Anthony Quinn

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

4. Tony Scott teamed up again with Tom Cruise who starred alongside his future wife, Nicole Kidman, in the Nascar-set 1990 film Days of Thunder

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

5. One of Tony Scott’s earliest films was the 1983 film The Hunger starring Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

6. Made for $13 million in 1993, True Romance was directed by Scott from a script by Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary.

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

7. Scott’s next film, Crimson Tide (1995), was a submarine thriller starring Gene Hackman and Denzel Washington

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

8. His follow-up film, 1996’s The Fan, starred Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

9. Scott’s 1998 film Enemy of the State, a conspiracy thriller, starred Will Smith and Gene Hackman

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

10. Directort Tony Scott (left) with Will Smith on the set of the 1998 film Enemy of the State

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

11. Keira Knightley starring in the 1985 Tony Scott directed fim Domino

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

12. Scott once again teamed up with Denzel Washington on The Taking of Pelham 123, which also starred John Travolta (above) and was released in theaters on June 12, 2009.

Tony Scott : Top Gun and True Romance director's film

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