Edward Klosinski, 65; a Polish cinematographer best known for his work with director Andrzej Wajda (Jan. 5)

Ralph Bradshaw White, 66; an underwater cinematographer who documented the 1985 discovery of the Titanic (Feb. 4)

Kon Ichikawa, 92; a Japanese director best known for antiwar films and a Tokyo Olympics documentary (Feb. 13)

Byron Morgan, 87; a documentary filmmaker for NASA who made enduring images of the early space program (Feb. 13)

David Watkin, 82; a British cinematographer who won an Academy Award for “Out of Africa” (Feb. 19)

Leonard Rosenman, 83; a composer who won Academy Awards for his work on “Barry Lyndon” and “Bound for Glory” and wrote the scores for the James Dean films “East of Eden” and “Rebel Without a Cause” (March 4)

Malvin Wald, 90; who co-wrote the Academy Award-nominated screenplay for the 1948 film “The Naked City” (March 6)

Anthony Minghella, 54; the director of “The English Patient,” “Cold Mountain” and “The Talented Mr. Ripley” (March 18)

Abby Mann, 80; the Oscar-winning screenwriter of 1961’s “Judgment at Nuremberg” (March 25)

Jules Dassin, 96; a blacklisted filmmaker considered a master of film noir who was best known for “The Naked City” and “Rififi” (March 31)

Guy McElwaine, 71; a former talent agent who rose to become head of Columbia Pictures in the 1980s (April 2)

Alex Grasshoff, 79; a television and film director who won an Academy Award in 1969 for best feature-length documentary and then made Oscar history when he and his fellow producer had to return their golden statuettes on a technicality (April 5)

Bebe Barron, 82; a pioneering composer who scored the 1956 film “Forbidden Planet,” the first full-length feature to only use electronic music (April 20)

Joseph S. Miko, 87; a cameraman who filmed the Hungarian revolution (April 28)

Fred Haines, 72; who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated adaptation of “Ulysses” and wrote and directed a film version of “Steppenwolf” (May 4)

John Ranard, 56; a documentary photographer who depicted grim realities of life in modern Russia (May 14)

Sandy Howard, 80; a film and television producer whose credits included “A Man Called Horse” (May 16)

Sydney Pollack, 73; the Academy Award-winning director of “Out of Africa” who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including “The Way We Were” and “Tootsie” (May 26)

Dino Risi, 91; a director who chronicled and satirized postwar Italy (June 7)

Jean Delannoy, 100; a classic French filmmaker who adapted novels by Victor Hugo and Andre Gide (June 18)

Charles H. Joffe, 78; co-produced nearly all of Woody Allen’s films (July 9)

Bud Browne, 96; called the father of surf films from the early 1950s (July 25)

Youssef Chahine, 82; one of Egypt’s most lauded movie directors (July 27)

Leopoldo Serran, 66; the Brazilian art film screenwriter who collaborated on “Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands” (Aug. 20)

Richard Landon Kassebaum, 47; a filmmaker and son of former Kansas Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum who documented his Republican family’s political experiences (Aug. 27)

Don LaFontaine, 68; the man who popularized the catch phrase “In a world where . . . " and lent his voice to thousands of movie trailers (Sept. 1)

Mel Harris, 65; a former top television executive at Paramount and Sony Pictures Entertainment (Sept. 6)

Gerard Damiano, 80; the director of the pioneering pornographic film that lent its name to the Watergate whistle-blower known as “Deep Throat” (Oct. 25)

John Daly, 71, the British-born producer of 13 Oscar-winning movies, including “Platoon” and “The Last Emperor” (Oct. 31)

Michael Crichton, 66; the creator of “Jurassic Park” and “ER” was a towering figure in pop culture (Nov. 4)

Irving Gertz, 93; a film and television composer who contributed music to the 1950s science fiction films “It Came From Outer Space” and “The Incredible Shrinking Man” (Nov. 14)

Irving Brecher, 94; a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included work for the Marx Brothers and collaborating on “Meet Me in St. Louis” (Nov. 17)

John Michael Hayes, 89; a two-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter best known for four Alfred Hitchcock films of the 1950s, including “Rear Window” and “To Catch a Thief” (Nov. 19)

William R. Finnegan, 80; a veteran film and television producer whose credits include " Hawaii Five-O,” “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd” and “The Fabulous Baker Boys” (Nov. 28)

Robert Mulligan, 83; film director was best known for the classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” (Dec. 20)

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