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George A. Romero in 2007

George A. Romero (1940–2017) was an American-Canadian film director, writer, editor and cinematographer. He contributed to many projects as either the writer, director, editor, cinematographer or a combination of the four.

Romero's first project was the 1968 horror film Night of the Living Dead, which he produced independently. Romero was also a contributing producer for the anthology television series Tales from the Darkside, which aired from 1983 to 1988.

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FilmographyEdit

Year Film Director Writer Executive producer Notes
1968 Night of the Living Dead Yes Yes No Also editor and cinematographer
1971 There's Always Vanilla Yes No No
1973 Season of the Witch Yes Yes No
The Crazies Yes Yes No Also editor
1974 The Amusement Park Yes No No Also editor
Unreleased
1978 Martin Yes Yes No Also editor
Dawn of the Dead Yes Yes No
1981 Knightriders Yes Yes No
1982 Creepshow Yes No No
1985 Day of the Dead Yes Yes No
1987 Creepshow 2 No Yes No
1988 Monkey Shines Yes Yes No
1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie No Yes No Segment "Cat from Hell"
Two Evil Eyes Yes Yes No Segment "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar"
Night of the Living Dead No Yes Yes
1993 The Dark Half Yes Yes Yes
2000 Bruiser Yes Yes No
2005 Land of the Dead Yes Yes No
2007 Diary of the Dead Yes Yes No
2009 Survival of the Dead Yes Yes Yes
2010 The Crazies No No Yes

TelevisionEdit

Year Film Director Writer Executive producer Notes
1973–1974 The Winners Yes No Yes
1974 O. J. Simpson: Juice on the Loose Yes No No Television documentary
1983–1988 Tales from the Darkside No Yes Yes Creator
Wrote 4 episodes

Acting rolesEdit

Year Film Role
1968 Night of the Living Dead Washington reporter
1973 The Crazies Mayor
1978 Martin Father Howard
Dawn of the Dead TV Director
1985 Day of the Dead Zombie with scarf
Document of the Dead Himself
1987 Drive-In Madness Himself
1991 The Silence of the Lambs FBI Agent in Memphis
2000 The American Nightmare Himself
2005 Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Himself
Land of the Dead Puppeteer
2007 Diary of the Dead Police Chief Arthur Katz
2008 Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero Himself
2009 Deadtime Stories Himself
2011 Deadtime Stories 2 Himself

Video gamesEdit

Romero was featured and voiced alongside Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Danny Trejo and Michael Rooker in a downloadable content pack in Call of Duty: Black Ops as a zombie boss in "Call of the Dead", the zombie map included in the content pack named "Escalation".

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "George A. Romero - Filmography". Allmovie. Retrieved 2013-07-01.
  • "George A. Romero on Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2013-12-01.
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