12:51 PM EDT 03/02/2016
Beverly Hills Cop II
Originally posted 03/01/2016 09:55AM
Gil Hill, a real-life police detective who starred in all three Beverly Hills Cop films as Inspector Douglas Todd, Eddie Murphy's character's boss, died at age 84 on Monday.
Originally posted 08/20/2012 06:05AM
Director Tony Scott, whose box-office hits included Top Gun, Days of Thunder and Beverly Hills Cop II, died after jumping from a bridge in Los Angeles Harbor, the Los Angeles Times reports. He was 68.
Witnesses told authorities that Sunday at around 12:35 p.m. the filmmaker left his parked Toyota Prius on the Vincent Thomas Bridge, scaled a fence and then leapt without hesitation. A note with contact information was left in the vehicle, says the newspaper.
Los Angeles Port police pulled his body from the water four hours later. A suicide note was recovered in his office, reports the Times. Its contents have not been disclosed.
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