deGRUY, Mike

USA (1951-2012)

Last updated: April 14, 2017 at 19:01 pm

Professional underwater photographer and filmmaker; television host; co-owner of The Film Crew, a production company based in Santa Barbara, with his wife Mimi Armstrong deGruy; TED speaker; was a part of the team that first filmed the vampire squid and the chambered nautilus; was part of the team for James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge (2012); was killed in a helicopter crash while on assignment in Australia.

Honours and Awards:

NOGI Award (Distinguished Service, 2011)

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