With a career that spanned three decades and included hits such as "Top Gun" and "True Romance," filmmaker Tony Scott touched many in the Hollywood community:

— "So sad to hear the news about Tony Scott. His movies made growing up more fun for me. My prayers and condolences to the Scott family." — Justin Timberlake, on Twitter.

— "Saddened by the death of Tony Scott. A wonderful film maker and a funny, sweet guy. My condolences to his family." — Susan Sarandon, via Twitter.

— "No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day." — Ron Howard tweeted.

— "The death of Tony Scott is shocking and saddening. He was an inspired craftsman." — Roger Ebert, via Twitter.

— "So sad to hear about Tony Scott. A master of grand action, nail biting pace and atmosphere. A real loss to film making." — Writer-actor Simon Pegg, on Twitter.

— "Taking a moment to reflect on Tony Scott's life & work! My sympathies to his family. Feeling the loss!" — Samuel L. Jackson, via Twitter.

— "Tony Scott. Damn. Great knowing you, buddy. Thanks for the inspiration, advice, encouragement, and the decades of great entertainment." — Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, on Twitter.

— "Can't quite believe we have lost the brilliance of Tony Scott, as a filmmaker and a friend." — Veteran producer Frank Marshall, via Twitter.

— "Tony Scott director of my favorite movie man on fire. " I wish you had more time "" — Tweeted Chris Rock.

— "Shocking and devastating news. He was the best and will be greatly missed." — Christian Slater, on Twitter.