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Tony Scott 911 Calls

'There's a Man Who Just Jumped'

10/2/2012 6:52 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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TMZ has obtained the 911 call placed moments after famed "Top Gun" director Tony Scott jumped to his death from an L.A. bridge in August.

One of the callers told the 911 operator, "We're driving on the Vincent Thomas Bridge and there's a man who just jumped off the bridge into the ocean."

The caller, who was pretty calm, says she witnessed the whole thing ... and described the man as a bald white man who appeared to be in his 30s.

"He was at the very highest point of the bridge."

Another caller phoned 911 before Tony jumped ... and chronicled Tony's climb to the top of the bridge.

As we reported, 68-year-old Scott leaped off the Vincent Thomas Bridge on August 19th in broad daylight and in full view of several boaters.

Reports surfaced following Scott's death that brain cancer was the reason behind the suicide -- but Scott family sources have told TMZ that isn't the case ... Scott didn't even have brain cancer.

A suicide note was left on the scene, but it does not explain any motive behind the suicide.

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16 COMMENTS

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1.

Jen    

No one needs to hear this and it is just disrespectful to his family to post this.

661 days ago
2.

R34    

Wow you guys will publish anything for a story. Fvcking disgusting and beyond disrespectful.

661 days ago
3.

devilgirl    

THANKS FOR KEEPIN' IT CLASSY TMZ! PIGS!

661 days ago
4.

Jody    

the 911 system needs to be overhauled. Precious seconds are wasted when callers have to explain an emergency to an operator, only to be transferred and have to explain it all over again,

661 days ago
5.

w    

wow, I am having a hard time believing this, first she says a man in his 30's, then says it's an old man, she was driving and she has way to many details, sounds phony to me.

God bless Tony Scott, R.I.P.

661 days ago
6.

w    

OMG so heartbreaking, Poor Tony Scott, I think foul play was involved. TPTB and hollywood, horrible!.
he knew something. He wouldn't of done this with a beautiful wife and two beautiful children. Something stinks.

Bless his soul Lord, forgive him.

661 days ago
7.

Jay W.     

Sad... Let him be, he is now at peace.

661 days ago
8.

OooooNooo!    

He must have taken really good care of his skin and watched his weight if the caller thought the 68-year old was "30". SoCal living - good for the body, not so good for the mind.

661 days ago
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FlaFlaFlooieMamaMonkeyTaTaToothyToY'all    

Selfish pig kills himself and destroys his family and children. Didn't even leave a note explaining why because no one mattered to him but him.

661 days ago
10.

Diana    

If you folks at TMZ need a benchmark on what is the most aweful post you have ever made - use this one. Show some class, take down this post and go chase a Kartrashian.

661 days ago
11.

Erica    

Totally tragic...a great mind, filmmaker, artist who was loved by many. How totally sad, and my condolences to his brother and family and close friends. Life is so transitory, especially at that age, and so many worldwide accolades fromhis peers. It breaks my heart, knowing my few friends who were close to him for decades. It just proves we cannot ever know what is going on in another's mind.

661 days ago
12.

LJ    

I love how ****ing hypocritical this site is: you jump on 911 calls, death scene photos, etc. of any remote celebrity out there. But, when one of your own passed away months ago, you wrote a very large obituary. Where were the corpse photos? Death location photos? 911 calls?

****ing hypocrites.

661 days ago
13.

Pondscum    

Morbid much? WTF TMZ, don't you have any self respect?

661 days ago
14.

Dan     

I think this post is incredibly disrespectful to Tony Scott's family. I realize that you are just running a tape that the city of LA released but that does not make it right.

661 days ago

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