By Rachel Bennett
Television Editor & Columnist
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As fans and colleagues still recover from the shock of Tony Scott’s apparent suicide on Aug. 19, many have not hesitated from praising the director’s long and illustrious career.
Beginning in 1969, Scott left his mark on the industry with a number of impressive films, including 1986’s Top Gun, 1993’s True Romance and 2010’s Unstoppable, which would be his last time in the director’s chair.
Not as many people know about Scott’s influence on television through Scott Free Productions, a production company he co-founded with his brother Ridley Scott. Along with films, the company has produced such TV series as CBS’s Numb3rs and The Good Wife as well as such miniseries as Starz’s The Pillars of the Earth and its sequel, ReelzChannel’s upcoming World Without End.