STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 157 this week

George A. Romero (I)


George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; however, by all indications, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Dead" pentalogy was born February 4, 1940, in New York City. He grew up there until attending the renowned Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduation, he began shooting ... See full bio »

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 people
created 19 Apr 2011
 
a list of 28 people
created 14 Feb 2012
 
a list of 44 people
created 15 Jul 2012
 
a list of 46 people
created 15 Nov 2013
 
a list of 28 people
created 11 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of George A. Romero.

User Polls

12 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (11 credits)
  Into the Dark: Exploring the Horror Film (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2011 Deadtime Stories 2 (executive producer)
 2010 The Crazies (executive producer)
 2009 Deadtime Stories (executive producer)
 2009 Survival of the Dead (executive producer)
 2008 One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead' (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Chill Factor: House Call (Video short) (executive producer)
 1993 The Dark Half (executive producer)
 1990 Night of the Living Dead (executive producer)
 1984-1988 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (executive producer - 77 episodes)
- Basher Malone (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Barter (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Hush (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Going Native (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Family Reunion (1988) ... (executive producer)
 1973 The Winners (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
Show Show Writer (27 credits)
Show Show Director (19 credits)
Show Show Actor (15 credits)
Show Show Editor (9 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (54 credits)
Show Show Self (75 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

On September 30, 1997 he directed a Japanese market TV commercial for Capcom's Resident Evil 2 (1998) starring Brad Renfro as Leon S. Kennedy and Adrienne Frantz as Claire Redfield while Booker Bradshaw did the voice over. Peter Deming served as cinematographer while special make-up artist Screaming Mad George was responsible ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 36 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Georges A. Romero | George Romero

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On The Tales of Hoffman) It was the filmmaking, the fantasy, the fact that it was a fantasy and it had a few frightening, sort of bizarre things in it. It was everything. It was really a movie for me, and it gave me an early appreciation for the power of visual media-the fact that you could experiment with it. He was doing all his tricks in-camera, and they were sort of obvious. That made me ... See more »

Trivia:

When discussing his influences, he has that the Universal horror classic made a strong impression on him and his favorite horror film as a child was The Thing from Another World (1951). However, the film he said made him want to be a director was The Red Shoes (1948). While discussing the directors who made a strong impression on him, he said that Orson Welles and Howard Hawks were his favorites, ... See more »

Trademark:

Zombie films with an underlying social commentary See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Zombie Autopsies: Is it really goin to happen? raiquerlt1
Any word on a next *Dead* film? Legion_of_Carnate
A original idea that George might consider for his next 'of the dead'... Captain_Krang
I'm interviewing him this weekend!! JakkySG
Romero's Top 3 gorehound615
Possible plot for next 'of the Dead' movie Boshamooay
Discuss George A. Romero on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page