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Vilmos Zsigmond

Hungarian-American cinematographer

Vilmos Zsigmond, A.S.C. (June 16, 1930 – January 1, 2016)[1] was a Hungarian-American cinematographer. He was known for his work in Close Encounters of the Third Kind.[2] He won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award during his career.

Vilmos Zsigmond, A.S.C.
Vilmos Zsigmond KVIFF.jpg
Vilmos Zsigmond at 43rd KVIFF
Born(1930-06-16)June 16, 1930
DiedJanuary 1, 2016(2016-01-01) (aged 85)
OccupationCinematographer
Years active1955–2016

Zsigmond was born in Szeged, Hungary.[3][4] He became an American citizen in 1962. Zsigmond died at his home in Big Sur, California at the age of 85.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Dagan, Carmel; Dagan, Carmel (3 January 2016). "Vilmos Zsigmond, Oscar-Winning Cinematographer, Dies at 85".
  2. "Vilmos Zsigmond Biography (1930-)". www.filmreference.com.
  3. "Vilmos Zsigmond". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-12-27.
  4. "Vilmos Zsigmond". MSN. Retrieved 2008-12-27.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Vilmos Zsigmond at Wikimedia Commons