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

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

Zsigmond was born in Szeged, Hungary. 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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