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Vilmos Zsigmond, Oscar-Winning Cinematographer, Dead At 85

Vilmos Zsigmond, who won an Oscar for his work on Steven Spielberg’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” has died. He was 85 years old.

Zsigmond, who was born in Szeged, Hungary, died on New Year’s Day, Deadline reported. His business partner and friend Yuri Neyman confirmed the news on Facebook on Sunday afternoon.

Throughout his career, Zsigmond was also nominated for Academy Awards for Michael Cimino’s “The Deer Hunter” (1978), Mark Rydell’s “The River” (1984) and Brian De Palma’s “The Black Dahlia” (2006).

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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com