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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 »

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  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)
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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 »

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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)
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Personal Quote:

I don't think you need to spend $40 million to be creepy. The best horror films are the ones that are much less endowed. See more »

Trivia:

According to Romero's former producing partner Richard P. Rubinstein on the DVD commentary of Dawn of the Dead (1978) (The Extended Cut Version), that he had offered Romero to make his fourth zombie in the early 90's. Rubinstein offered Romero $3 million and he can go make the film however he wanted it. However, Romero was at the time developing the scripts for The Mummy for Universal and the ... See more »

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Films often contain extreme carnage with make-up effects by Tom Savini See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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