Vilmos Zsigmond

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Vilmos Zsigmond, A.S.C.
Vilmos Zsigmond KVIFF.jpg
Vilmos Zsigmond at 43rd KVIFF
Born (1930-06-16)June 16, 1930
Szeged, Hungary
Died January 1, 2016(2016-01-01) (aged 85)
Big Sur, California, U.S.
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1955–2016

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.

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.

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