Ridley Scott was at Heathrow Airport in London this morning ... reportedly boarding a plane bound for L.A. ... where his younger brother Tony committed suicide yesterday.
Ridley and Tony were close -- co-producing several projects together including the CBS show "The Good Wife" and an upcoming A&E miniseries "Coma."
Tony died yesterday after jumping off a bridge in San Pedro, CA. Officials say Tony left multiple notes to loved ones. The notes were found in his car and another location.
9:07 AM PT -- ABC News is reporting that Tony had been suffering from inoperable brain cancer before his death.
4:45 PM PT -- The ABC News report is false. According to Scott's family, Tony did NOT have brain cancer.