Night of the Living Dead director George A Romero dies at 77

In an announcement Romero's producing co-worker Peter Grunwald said the filmmaker passed away in his rest after a 'brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer'

0
19
George A Romero
Reuters/Carlos Jasso/File Photo

George A Romero, an American-Canadian filmmaker and director of horror exemplary Night of the Living Dead, has passed away at the age of 77.

In an announcement, George A Romero’s producing co-worker Peter Grunwald said the filmmaker passed away in his rest after a ‘brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer’.

Night of the Living Dead, a small scale spending zombie movie mixing horror and social parody, which Romero co-directed with John Russo, was released in 1968 and turned into a cult exemplary.

It spawned a series: Dawn of the Dead (1978), Day of the Dead (1985), Land of the Dead (2005), Diary of the Dead (2007) and Survival of the Dead (2009), The Guardian states.

Twin Peaks actor Michael Parks dies at 77

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here