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Quote"All of us at the Academy are deeply saddened to learn of John's passing," said Academy CEO Bill Kramer and Academy President Janet Yang in a joint statement. "John was a passionately engaged member of the Academy and the film community. He served as our president and as an Academy governor for many years and played a leadership role on the cinematographers branch. His impact and contributions to the film community will forever be remembered. Our thoughts and support are with Carol at this time."Bailey's credits as a cinematographer led him to collaborating with notable directors like Robert Redford, James L. Brooks, Wolfgang Petersen and Harold Ramis. In 1985, he earned recognition for best artistic contribution at the Cannes Film Festival for his work lensing Paul Schrader's "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters." He also collaborated with Schrader on "American Gigolo" and "Cat People."In 2015, he was honored with a lifetime achievement award by the American Society of Cinematographers. Bailey also shot films including "As Good as it Gets," "In the Line of Fire" and "Racing With the Moon."Other notable credits include "The Big Chill," "Silverado" and "The Accidental Tourist."Born Aug. 10, 1942, Bailey first began working in show business in 1971 as an assistant cameraman on Monte Hellman's "Two Lane Blacktop." His first credit as cinematographer came in 1972 on Alan Rudolph's "Premonition."