Tony Scott

1944 - 2012

Tony Scott

Anthony David Leighton Scott (21 June 1944 – 19 August 2012) was an English film director and producer. He was known for directing action and thriller films such as Top Gun (1986), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), The Last Boy Scout (1991), True Romance (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Enemy of the State (1998), Man on Fire (2004), Déjà Vu (2006), and Unstoppable (2010). Scott was the younger brother of film director Sir Ridley Scott. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Scott has received more than 3,769,310 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 101st most popular film director.

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  • 45

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  • 5.46

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  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Tony Scott ranks 102 out of 1,305Before him are Victor Fleming, Terrence Malick, Jules Dassin, John Carpenter, René Clair, and Wolfgang Petersen. After him are Kenji Mizoguchi, Louis Malle, Sam Peckinpah, Andrzej Żuławski, John Huston, and Wes Craven.

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Among people born in 1944, Tony Scott ranks 33Before him are Jacqueline Bisset, Alan Parker, Angela Davis, Sepp Maier, Diana Ross, and Vojislav Koštunica. After him are Françoise Hardy, Dzhokhar Dudayev, Dietrich Mateschitz, Rajiv Gandhi, Rafic Hariri, and Danny DeVito. Among people deceased in 2012, Tony Scott ranks 27Before him are Sylvia Kristel, George Tupou V, Donna Summer, Ravi Shankar, Stephen Covey, and Carlos Fuentes. After him are Jean Giraud, Robin Gibb, Matilde Camus, Andrew Huxley, Antoni Tàpies, and Sun Myung Moon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Scott ranks 525 out of 5,347Before him are Banksy (1970), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), Chris Slade (1946), David Brewster (1781), Charles Laughton (1899), and James Hutton (1726). After him are John Barry (1933), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), Patrick White (1912), Robert Peel (1788), John Cockcroft (1897), and John Major (1943).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Tony Scott ranks 8Before him are Ridley Scott (1937), Ken Loach (1936), Richard Attenborough (1923), Peter Brook (1925), David Lean (1908), and Alan Parker (1944). After him are Peter Greenaway (1942), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Richardson (1928), Stephen Frears (1941), Danny Boyle (1956), and Frank Lloyd (1886).

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