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Director Tony Scott dead at 68

Director Tony Scott accepts the Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in 2010.  (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)
Arriving at a premiere
Director Tony Scott arrives at the premiere of “Unstoppable” in Los Angeles in 2010.  (Gus Ruelas / Associated Press)
A “Top Gun” screening
Director Tony Scott speaks onstage before the screening of “Top Gun” during Walt Disney Pictures’ “A Cinematic Celebration of Jerry Bruckheimer” held at the Mann Chinese 6 in 2010.  (Alexandra Wyman / Getty Images)
Posing for a portrait
Director Tony Scott poses for a portrait at RSA Films in West Hollywood in 2009. He had just directed a remake of the 1970s movie “The Taking of Pelham 123,” starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta.  (Stefano Paltera / For The Times)
On the set
Director Tony Scott on the set of the movie “Man on Fire” in 2004.  (20th Century Fox)
On location in New Orleans
Director Tony Scott, right, and Jerry Bruckheimer on the set of the action film “Deja Vu” in New Orleans in 2006.  (Robert Zuckerman / Disney)
In Paris
Director Tony Scott poses in 2009 at a promotional event in Paris for “The Taking of Pelham 123,” his remake of the 1974 film.  (Francois Guillot / AFP / Getty Images)
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Director Tony Scott and producer Jerry Bruckheimer attend the BAFTA Los Angeles 2010 Britannia Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Nov. 4, 2010, in Century City.  (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)
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Denzel Washington and Tony Scott on July 20, 2009, in Paris, at the premiere of “The Taking of Pelham 123.”  (Francois Guillot / AFP / Getty Images)