John A. Russo (I)


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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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  Dead Good Night (original story) (filming)
 2021 Night of the Animated Dead (original screenplay)
 2020/II Midnight
 2016 My Uncle John Is a Zombie! (written by)
 2006 Night of the Living Dead 3D (1968 screenplay)
 2005 Benefit for the Living Dead (Video) (1968 screenplay)
 2002 Saloonatics (Video) (written by)
 1996 Santa Claws (written by - as John Russo)
 1996 Scream Queens' Naked Christmas (Documentary)
 1993 Midnight 2 (writer)
 1990 Voodoo Dawn
 1990 Night of the Living Dead (earlier screenplay)
 1989 Heartstopper (written by - as John Russo)
 1986 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 Liberation of Cherry Janowski (novel - as John Russo) / (screenplay - as John Russo)
 1976 The Devil and Sam Silverstein (additional material)
 1968 Night of the Living Dead (screenplay - as John Russo)
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Other Works:

Book: Making Movies [Dell] ISBN 0-440-50046-X See more »

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1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site

Alternate Names:

John Russo

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Was one of the original creators of the Living Dead Legacy.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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