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George A. Romero

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Actor | * 02/04/1940 († 77, 07/16/2017) | New York City, New York, USA
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George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American filmmaker, writer, and editor. He is best known for his series of gruesome and satirical horror films about an imagined zombie apocalypse, beginning with Night of the Living Dead (1968). This film is often considered a progenitor of the fictional zombie of modern culture. Other films in the series include Dawn of the Dead (1978) and Day of the Dead (1985). Aside from this series, his works include The Crazies (1973), Martin (1978), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), The Dark Half (1993) and Bruiser ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Documentaries | Drama

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Movies with George A. Romero as Actor(39)

as (cameo)2019 The Amusement Park
as Nick's Dad2013 A Fish Story
as himself2011 Nightmare Factory
as himself2011 The Walking Dead Girls
as himself2010 Under the Scares
as Scientist2008 Dead Eyes Open
as Himself - Filmmaker2008 Zombiemania
as Police Chief Arthur Katz (uncredited)2007 Diary of the Dead
as himself2004 The Dead Will Walk
as himself2002 Masters of Horror
as Himself (as George Romero)2000 The American Nightmare
as FBI Agent in Memphis (uncredited)1991 The Silence of the Lambs
as himself1987 Drive-In Madness
as himself1985 Document of the Dead
as TV Director / Biker (uncredited)1978 Dawn of the Dead
as Father Howard1977 Martin
as Washington Reporter1968 Night of the Living Dead

TV Shows/Series with George A. Romero as Actor(4)

Movies with George A. Romero as Crew(60)

Directing/Director2019 The Amusement Park
Editing/Editor2019 The Amusement Park
Crew/In Memory Of2016 Terrifier
Production/Executive Producer2011 Deadtime Stories 2
Directing/Director2010 Survival of the Dead
Writing/Screenplay2010 Survival of the Dead
Production/Executive Producer2010 The Crazies
Writing/Original Film Writer2010 The Crazies
Writing/Author2008 Day of the Dead
Writing/Original Film Writer2008 Day of the Dead
Writing/Writer2007 Night of the Living Dead 3D
Directing/Director2007 Diary of the Dead
Writing/Screenplay2007 Diary of the Dead
Directing/Director2005 Land of the Dead
Writing/Screenplay2005 Land of the Dead
Writing/Original Film Writer2004 Dawn of the Dead
Directing/Director2000 Bruiser
Writing/Writer2000 Bruiser
Directing/Director1993 The Dark Half
Writing/Screenplay1993 The Dark Half
Production/Executive Producer1993 The Dark Half
Writing/Screenplay1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Writing/Screenplay1990 Night of the Living Dead
Production/Executive Producer1990 Night of the Living Dead
Directing/Director1990 Two Evil Eyes
Writing/Screenplay1990 Two Evil Eyes
Directing/Director1988 Monkey Shines
Writing/Screenplay1988 Monkey Shines
Writing/Screenplay1987 Creepshow 2
Directing/Director1985 Day of the Dead
Writing/Screenplay1985 Day of the Dead
Directing/Director1982 Creepshow
Editing/Editor1982 Creepshow
Directing/Director1981 Knightriders
Writing/Writer1981 Knightriders
Editing/Editor1981 Knightriders
Directing/Director1978 Dawn of the Dead
Writing/Screenplay1978 Dawn of the Dead
Editing/Editor1978 Dawn of the Dead
Directing/Director1977 Martin
Writing/Writer1977 Martin
Editing/Editor1977 Martin
Directing/Director1974 O.J. Simpson: Juice on the Loose
Directing/Director1973 The Crazies
Writing/Screenplay1973 The Crazies
Editing/Editor1973 The Crazies
Directing/Director1972 Hungry Wives
Camera/Director of Photography1972 Hungry Wives
Editing/Editor1972 Hungry Wives
Writing/Writer1972 Hungry Wives
Directing/Director1971 There's Always Vanilla
Editing/Editor1971 There's Always Vanilla
Camera/Director of Photography1971 There's Always Vanilla
Writing/Screenplay1968 Night of the Living Dead
Camera/Director of Photography1968 Night of the Living Dead
Editing/Editor1968 Night of the Living Dead
Directing/Director1968 Night of the Living Dead

TV Shows/Series with George A. Romero as Crew(2)

Writing/Writer1984 Tales from the Darkside
Production/Producer1984 Tales from the Darkside

Full Name: George Andrew Romero
Born: Sunday, 02/04 1940 (February) in New York City
Died: Sunday, 07/16 2017 (July) in Toronto (aged: 77)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Carnegie Mellon University
Other names for George A. Romero (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"George Romero"
George A. Romero frequently works together with these people:
Tom Savini (39x, Actor)
Christine Forrest (15x, Actress)
Gregory Nicotero (14x, Crew)
Michael Gornick (13x, Crew)
S. William Hinzman (10x, Crew)
John Carpenter (9x, Crew)
John A. Russo (9x, Crew)
John Amplas (9x, Actor)
Stephen King (8x, Crew)
Russell Streiner (8x, Actor)
Jack Black (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:13074, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/09/2020