Job Film director * Screenwriter * Editor
Top Roles Washington Reporter, Puppeteer, FBI Agent in Memphis
Top GenresHorror, Mystery
Top TopicsZombies, Supernatural
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George A. Romero Overview:

Director, George A. Romero, was born George Andrew Romero on Feb 4, 1940 in Bronx, NY. Romero died at the age of 77 on Jul 16, 2017 in Toronto, Canada .

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Washington scientist: [on the news] Everything is being done that can be done.


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When discussing his influences, he has that the Universal horror classic made a strong impression on him and his favorite horror film as a child was The Thing from Another World (1951). However, the film he said made him want to be a director was The Red Shoes (1948). While discussing the directors who made a strong impression on him, he said that Orson Welles and Howard Hawks were his favorites, surpassing Alfred Hitchcock.

Originally set to direct Pet Sematary (1989), but when filming was delayed, he dropped out and Tom Savini was given the opportunity to direct the film but passed. Finally, Mary Lambert stepped in.

Spent the years between The Dark Half (1993) and Bruiser (2000) working on several projects which never escaped from development hell.

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