George A. Romero
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George A. Romero

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Birthday
4, 1940
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Jul 16, 2017 (77)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1940
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Jul 16, 2017 (77)

About

Director of the iconic horror film Night of the Living Dead and many other horror films that include Dawn of the Dead, Land of the Dead and Creepshow. He was nicknamed the "Godfather of All Zombies" for his many zombie movies.

Before Fame

He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1960, then went on to direct short films and commercials.

Trivia

He received the Mastermind Award at Spike TV's Scream 2009 event.

Family Life

He married Nancy Romero in 1971 and Christine Forrest in 1981. He had a son named George and a daughter named Tina. 

Associated With

He directed Dennis Hopper in the 2005 film Land of the Dead.

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