1. Tony Scott shot to fame with Top Gun, a film about the US fighter jets starring Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis.
2. Following Top Gun’s success, Scott found himself on Hollywood’s A list of directors.
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
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
5. One of Tony Scott’s earliest films was the 1983 film The Hunger starring Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie
6. Made for $13 million in 1993, True Romance was directed by Scott from a script by Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary.
7. Scott’s next film, Crimson Tide (1995), was a submarine thriller starring Gene Hackman and Denzel Washington
8. His follow-up film, 1996’s The Fan, starred Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes
9. Scott’s 1998 film Enemy of the State, a conspiracy thriller, starred Will Smith and Gene Hackman
10. Directort Tony Scott (left) with Will Smith on the set of the 1998 film Enemy of the State
11. Keira Knightley starring in the 1985 Tony Scott directed fim Domino
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.