George A. Romero (I) (1940–2017)


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George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and his mother was Lithuanian. He grew up in New York... See full bio »

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(1988)

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  Into the Dark: Exploring the Horror Film (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2021 Iron City Asskickers (TV Short) (producer)
 2011 Deadtime Stories: Volume 2 (executive producer)
 2010 The Crazies (executive producer)
 2009 Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (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)
 1976 Magic at the Roxy (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
  The Winners (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode, 1974) (producer - 1 episode, 1973)
- Willie Stargell: What If I Didn't Play Baseball (1974) ... (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His short story "Clay" was anthologized in "Modern Masters of Horror" edited by Frank Coffey (New York : Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1981). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 36 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Georges A. Romero | George Romero | Romero

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)

Spouse:

Suzanne Desrocher-Romero  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on his fourth installment of the "Living Dead" series, Land of the Dead (2005)] The idea of living with terrorism--I've tried to make it more applicable to the concerns Americans are going through now. See more »

Trivia:

He was known for his affability and remaining good friends with former collaborators with whom he had ceased collaboration due to creative or financial reasons. See more »

Trademark:

Zombie films with an underlying social commentary See more »

Nickname:

King of the Zombies

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