Genius Behind Jaws Film Dies

These are the iconic images taken by the late Ron Taylor, who pioneered underwater filming and shot footage for the hit Spielberg movie Jaws. The shark expert died at a hospital in Sydney on Sunday (September 9) aged 78, after a battle with myeloid leukaemia. Along with his wife Valerie, Ron spent years filming great white sharks and was reportedly bitten on several occasions himself. The couple dedicated their lives to persuading people that sharks were worthy of respect.

These are the iconic images taken by the late Ron Taylor, who pioneered underwater filming and shot footage for the hit Spielberg movie Jaws. The shark expert died at a hospital in Sydney on Sunday (September 9) aged 78, after a battle with myeloid leukaemia. Along with his wife Valerie, Ron spent years filming great white sharks and was reportedly bitten on several occasions himself. The couple dedicated their lives to persuading people that sharks were worthy of respect.

These are the iconic images taken by the late Ron Taylor, who pioneered underwater filming and shot footage for the hit Spielberg movie Jaws. The shark expert died at a hospital in Sydney on Sunday (September 9) aged 78, after a battle with myeloid leukaemia. Along with his wife Valerie, Ron spent years filming great white sharks and was reportedly bitten on several occasions himself. The couple dedicated their lives to persuading people that sharks were worthy of respect.

These are the iconic images taken by the late Ron Taylor, who pioneered underwater filming and shot footage for the hit Spielberg movie Jaws. The shark expert died at a hospital in Sydney on Sunday (September 9) aged 78, after a battle with myeloid leukaemia. Along with his wife Valerie, Ron spent years filming great white sharks and was reportedly bitten on several occasions himself. The couple dedicated their lives to persuading people that sharks were worthy of respect.

These are the iconic images taken by the late Ron Taylor, who pioneered underwater filming and shot footage for the hit Spielberg movie Jaws. The shark expert died at a hospital in Sydney on Sunday (September 9) aged 78, after a battle with myeloid leukaemia. Along with his wife Valerie, Ron spent years filming great white sharks and was reportedly bitten on several occasions himself. The couple dedicated their lives to persuading people that sharks were worthy of respect.