George A. Romero

Director George A. Romero

Profession: Director

United States of America

Why Famous: Considered "Father of the Zombie film" and director of such influential horror films as "Night of the Living Dead" (1968), "Dawn of the Dead" (1978) and "Day of the Dead" (1985).

Historical Events in the Life of George A. Romero

  • 1968-10-01 Cult zombie film "Night of the Living Dead" directed by George A. Romero, starring Duane Jones and Judith O'Dea premieres in Pittsburgh
  • 1978-09-01 Horror film "Dawn of the Dead" written and directed by George A. Romero, starring David Emge, Ken Foree and Scott H. Reiniger premieres in Torino

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