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With twenty books published internationally and nineteen feature movies in worldwide distribution, John Russo has been called a "living legend." He began by co-authoring the screenplay for Night of the Living Dead, which has become recognized as a "horror classic." His three books on the art and craft of movie making have become bibles of ... See full bio »


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  The Living Dead 3D (based on a screenplay by) (announced)
 2006 Night of the Living Dead 3D (1968 screenplay)
 2005 Benefit for the Living Dead (Video) (1968 screenplay)
 2002 Saloonatics (Video)
 1996 Santa Claws (as John Russo)
 1996 Scream Queens' Naked Christmas (Documentary)
 1993 Midnight 2 (writer)
 1991 Voodoo Dawn
 1990 Night of the Living Dead (earlier screenplay)
 1989 Heartstopper
 1987 The Majorettes (novel - as John Russo) / (screenplay - as John Russo)
 1985 The Return of the Living Dead (story - as John Russo)
 1982 Midnight (novel - as John Russo) / (screenplay - as John Russo)
 1976 The Booby Hatch (novel - as John Russo) / (screenplay - as John Russo)
 1968 Night of the Living Dead (screenplay - as John Russo)
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Other Works:

Book: "Dealey Plaza". Burning Bulb Publishing. ISBN 0615967086 See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Was one of the original creators of the Living Dead Legacy.

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