John A. Russo

Screenwriter / Film Director / Actor / Film Producer / Writer | * 02/02/1939 (84) | United States of America (United States of America (USA))
John A. Russo (born February 2, 1939), sometimes credited as Jack Russo or John Russo, is an American screenwriter and film director most commonly associated with the 1968 horror classic film Night of the Living Dead, which he co-wrote with director George Romero. As a screenwriter, his credits include Night of the Living Dead, The Majorettes, Midnight, and Santa Claws. The latter two, he also directed. He has performed small roles as an actor, most notably the first ghoul who is stabbed in the head in Night of the Living Dead, as well as cameos in There's Always Vanilla and House of Frankenstein 1997. He was the Publisher and Managing Editor of the magazine Scream Queens Illustrated that feat... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Documentaries | Comedies

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Movies with John A. Russo as Actor(23)

as Father Stephen2020 Midnight
as himself2018 Learning from Scratch
as Burt2017 Killer Campout
as Uncle John2017 My Uncle John Is a Zombie!
as Himself (archival footage)2009 Autopsy of the Dead
as himself2004 UnConventional
as Detective1996 Santa Claws
as himself1993 Zombie Jamboree
as himself1987 Drive-In Madness
as Dr. Gibson1986 The Majorettes
as Coroner1986 The Majorettes
as Doctor / Various Characters (uncredited)1976 The Booby Hatch
as Washington Military Reporter1968 Night of the Living Dead

Movies with John A. Russo as Crew(39)

Directing/Director2022 The Red Tide Massacre
Writing/Original Film Writer2021 Night of the Animated Dead
Production/Executive Producer2020 Midnight
Writing/Writer2020 Midnight
Directing/Director2017 My Uncle John Is a Zombie!
Writing/Screenplay2017 My Uncle John Is a Zombie!
Writing/Writer2006 Night of the Living Dead 3D
Directing/Director2002 Saloonatics
Writing/Screenplay2002 Saloonatics
Production/Executive Producer2001 Children of the Living Dead
Directing/Director1996 Santa Claws
Production/Producer1996 Santa Claws
Writing/Writer1996 Santa Claws
Directing/Director1996 Scream Queens Naked Christmas
Writing/Screenplay1996 Scream Queens Naked Christmas
Directing/Director1993 Midnight 2
Writing/Writer1993 Midnight 2
Directing/Director1993 Zombie Jamboree
Directing/Director1992 Scream Queens Swimsuit Sensations
Production/Producer1990 Night of the Living Dead
Directing/Director1989 Heartstopper
Writing/Writer1989 Heartstopper
Production/Producer1989 Horror Effects: Hosted by Tom Savini
Production/Producer1986 The Majorettes
Writing/Screenplay1986 The Majorettes
Writing/Novel1986 The Majorettes
Crew/Special Effects1982 Midnight
Directing/Director1982 Midnight
Writing/Novel1982 Midnight
Writing/Screenplay1982 Midnight
Directing/Director1976 The Booby Hatch
Production/Producer1976 The Booby Hatch
Writing/Writer1976 The Booby Hatch
Production/Producer1971 There's Always Vanilla
Writing/Screenplay1968 Night of the Living Dead

Full Name: John Russo
Born: Thursday, 02/02 1939 (February) in United States of America (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 84 years + 7 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
John A. Russo frequently works together with these people:
Russell Streiner (21x, Actor)
George A. Romero (19x, Crew)
Tom Savini (16x, Actor)
S. William Hinzman (16x, Crew)
Karl Hardman (7x, Actor)
J.R. Bookwalter (7x, Crew)
Rudy Ricci (7x, Crew)
Raymond Laine (7x, Actor)
Paul McCollough (7x, Crew)
Judith O'Dea (6x, Actress)
Gary Lee Vincent (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:243464, Added: 08/07/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2023