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Tony Scott

Left List of People to Notify

After Suicide

8/20/2012 10:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0820-tony-scott-getty-7Police found a list of names and phone numbers in Tony Scott's car after he committed suicide ... names of people the famous director wanted to posthumously inform he killed himself.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... investigators have characterized the note as a "contact list."  Our sources say it's clear ... the list was left by Scott so certain people would quickly know he jumped to his death.

A second note -- a suicide note -- was found in Scott's office.  We're told that note was far more detailed about the reason the director took his life.  The contact list was essentially just names and phone numbers.



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He had a tumor in the brain............

738 days ago

Paul Lynde    


738 days ago


Sounds to me like he was a g'damn brave man and a loving husband and father who didn't want to put his family through the suffering of his terminal illness and told cancer to go F itself by besting it. Good for you Tony Scott. I think you are a hero.

738 days ago


Why did he leave a list of people to contact? He was famous did he not think this would make news? Jumping off a bridge seems more terrifying than cancer. I do not think suicide is as cowardly as much as it is selfish. He could have died with dignity but chose to be fished out of the water like a dead fish !

738 days ago

ruth bond    

A great shame and loss, he came from a time when life was so simple and good. Art college in the NEast UK
was great place to start out on life.

738 days ago

ruth bond    

So very sad a great loss, he came from a time when life was simple, and life a our local Art college the best ever place to be. A local Lad did well.

738 days ago


Perhaps this is why Tony killed himself

He was rich so odds are he lost his way

738 days ago

Johnny Rock    

My mind is blown away! When did this happen?

738 days ago

black or white    

cowards commit sucide. rip his ass to shreds

738 days ago


One can never know what goes through the mind of a person that commits suicide. One person posted "the last act of coward" --but it may take guts to go through with suicide. Whatever the reason it is so sad.

738 days ago


I think he must have been been so depressed inside. It's not cowardly to take your own life. Just ask Bob Welch's wife. No one wants their loved ones to suffer.

738 days ago


Tony Scott gave so many people a living. There are the major stars of course, but there were countless behind the scenes people he put to work. This man treated them all the same, with respect and friendship. Rest now Mr. Scott. You supported many people for a long, long time. My blessings to his family. He was a great man.

738 days ago


Very sad.

738 days ago


I know, this tragedy is sad. Sad isn't all it is. The horror for the survivors of a suicide goes on for years and years. The wife, the kids, the family, the siblings. Different from loss due to disease or car wreck type deaths. Very. My thought is: Scott left notes with names of people to notify after he jumped off the huge V Thomas bridge. Really? Like who wasn't going to notice his jump in broad daylight off a massive bridge? Did he think rescue crews wouldn't be able to figure out who he was? He made too many movies for me to think he was that naive. I just think of the absurdity of it all. Sorry to the family forever for what you will endure. My family has been through exactly the same. Peace.

738 days ago

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737 days ago
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