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Born: February 4, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Survival of the Dead (2009)
On an isolated island off the coast of North America, the inhabitants discover that their relatives are rising from the dead. The island divides over the debate of whether to 'kill' the walking dead or to preserve them and try to find a cure.
2.
George A. Romero's Diary of the Dead (2007)
Jason Creed and a small crew of college filmmakers are in the Pennsylvania woods making a no-budget horror film when they hear the terrifying news that the dead have started returning to life. Led by Jason's girlfriend, Debra, the frightened young filmmakers set off in a friend's old Winnebago to tr
3.
Bruiser (2000) as Director
A business executive awakes one day with a featureless mask covering his face and seeks revenge on all that have wronged him in the past.
4.
Dark Half, The (1993) as Director
A bizarre series of murders begin when a writer tries to "kill off" his crime novel pseudonym.
5.
Two Evil Eyes (1991) as Director ("The Facts In The Case Of Mr. Valdemar")
A dying man is manipulated by his wife and her lover in "The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar." A photographer is terrorized by a black cat in "The Black Cat."
6.
Monkey Shines (1988) as Director
A paralyzed law student is given a specially trained monkey to help him recuperate. Due to a mind-enhancing drug the two begin to share a telepathic bond, and the monkey starts carrying out the student's subconscious evil desires.
7.
Day of the Dead (1985) as Director
Zombies have been on the rampage for so long that there are very few humans left alive. One of the survivors, Dr. Logan, is conducting experiments on captured zombies in an underground compound to try to find a way for people and the living dead to coexist peacefully. Unwillingly sharing the facilit
8.
Creepshow (1982) as Director
Five horror stories are presented in this anthology: A murdered man returns to get his Father's Day cake; a farmer finds a meteor that causes everything that touches it to grow; a vengeful cuckold buries his wife and her boyfriend up to their necks on the beach and waits for high tide; a professor plans to feed his nagging wife to a creature that lives under the college steps; and a nasty millionaire who fears insects meets up with a huge number of cockroaches.
9.
Knightriders (1981) as Director
A company of entertainers perform at country fairs in jousting tournaments, wearing armor, riding on motorcycles and using maces to knock each other off the choppers. The troupe parallel the knights of the court of Camelot in many ways, and their leader, Billy, is their King Arthur. When their act g
10.
Dawn of the Dead (1979) as Director
This sequel to Night of the Living Dead is filled with splattered blood and brains in living color. The dead have come back to life to eat the living. This is the story of four people's escape from an urban nightmare to a suburban one. They barricade themselves in a shopping mall and try to start new lives. Much of this movie was filmed outside Pittsburgh.
11.
Martin (1978) as Director
George Romero does for vampires what he has already done to zombies - an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be 84 years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburg to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin's soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin's loneliness finds other means of release.
12.
The Crazies (1973) as Director
An experimental virus turns the inhabitants of a small-town into killers.
13.
Hungry Wives (1973) as Director
Joan Mitchell is an unhappy, suburban housewife pushing 40, who has an uncommunicative businessman husband, named Jack, and a distant 19-year-old daughter, named Nikki, on the verge of moving out of the house. Frustrated at her current situation, Joan seeks solance in witchcraft after visiting Marion Hamilton, a local tarot reader and leader of a secret black arts wicca set, who inspires Joan to follow her own path. After dabbling a little in witchcraft, Joan, believing herself to have become a real witch, withdraws into a fantasy world and sinks deeper and deeper into her new lifestyle until the line between fantasy and reality becomes blurred and eventually tragedy results.
14.
There's Always Vanilla (1971) as The film was dir by
Chris Bradley is a young man who returns to his home city of Pittsburgh after several years of drifting and working odd jobs around the country since his discharge from the U.S. Army. Rejecting moving back in with his father and not wanting to return to the family business of manufacturing baby food, Chris meets and shacks up with Lynn, an older woman who works as a model in local TV commercials, and whom becomes his 'sugar mama' of supporting him financially and emotionaly, which begins to put a strain on the affair especially when Lynn finds out that she's pregnant and does not feel that Chris would make a responsible father or husband.
15.
Night of the Living Dead (1968) as Director
A space probe unleashes microbes that turn the dead into flesh-eating zombies.

Cast (feature film)

16.
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (2009)
Legendary auteurs examine the idea that horror films reflect the times and places in which they are made. They also illustrate how classic monster movies exploited the anxieties of war-time generations, and how more savage modern horror films stem from the psychic fallout of America's counterculture
17.
I Scream Man, The (2007)
Lynda Stichin and Bobby Mills are living their slow paced lives in this peaceful, isolated, and seemingly innocent slice of rural Americana. But when a psychologically bruised street vendor rolls into town using sweets as a facade for his vicious intentions, it means death is near for all the guilty
18.
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
A fledgling FBI agent enlists a psychopath's help in catching a serial killer.
19.
Lightning Over Braddock: A Rustbowl Fantasy (1989) as Himself
An offbeat look at the dying steel mills of Pennsylvania.
20.
Flight of the Spruce Goose (1986)
A love story about a coal miner and a model.
21.
Dawn of the Dead (1979) as Tv Director
This sequel to Night of the Living Dead is filled with splattered blood and brains in living color. The dead have come back to life to eat the living. This is the story of four people's escape from an urban nightmare to a suburban one. They barricade themselves in a shopping mall and try to start new lives. Much of this movie was filmed outside Pittsburgh.
22.
Martin (1978) as Father Howard
George Romero does for vampires what he has already done to zombies - an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be 84 years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburg to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin's soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin's loneliness finds other means of release.

Cinematography (feature film)

23.
Hungry Wives (1973) as Cinematographer
Joan Mitchell is an unhappy, suburban housewife pushing 40, who has an uncommunicative businessman husband, named Jack, and a distant 19-year-old daughter, named Nikki, on the verge of moving out of the house. Frustrated at her current situation, Joan seeks solance in witchcraft after visiting Marion Hamilton, a local tarot reader and leader of a secret black arts wicca set, who inspires Joan to follow her own path. After dabbling a little in witchcraft, Joan, believing herself to have become a real witch, withdraws into a fantasy world and sinks deeper and deeper into her new lifestyle until the line between fantasy and reality becomes blurred and eventually tragedy results.
24.
There's Always Vanilla (1971) as The film was photog by
Chris Bradley is a young man who returns to his home city of Pittsburgh after several years of drifting and working odd jobs around the country since his discharge from the U.S. Army. Rejecting moving back in with his father and not wanting to return to the family business of manufacturing baby food, Chris meets and shacks up with Lynn, an older woman who works as a model in local TV commercials, and whom becomes his 'sugar mama' of supporting him financially and emotionaly, which begins to put a strain on the affair especially when Lynn finds out that she's pregnant and does not feel that Chris would make a responsible father or husband.
25.
Night of the Living Dead (1968) as Director of Photography
A space probe unleashes microbes that turn the dead into flesh-eating zombies.

Writer (feature film)

26.
Survival of the Dead (2009)
On an isolated island off the coast of North America, the inhabitants discover that their relatives are rising from the dead. The island divides over the debate of whether to 'kill' the walking dead or to preserve them and try to find a cure.
27.
George A. Romero's Diary of the Dead (2007)
Jason Creed and a small crew of college filmmakers are in the Pennsylvania woods making a no-budget horror film when they hear the terrifying news that the dead have started returning to life. Led by Jason's girlfriend, Debra, the frightened young filmmakers set off in a friend's old Winnebago to tr
28.
Dawn of the Dead (2004) as Source Material (From Original Screenplay)
An unexplained plague has decimated the world's population--and yet, the dead aren't dying. They've become zombies, stalking endlessly in a quest to feed on the flesh and blood of the few remaining living. A ragtag group of desperate survivors in a Wisconsin town seek refuge in a large indoor mall,
29.
Bruiser (2000) as Screenwriter
A business executive awakes one day with a featureless mask covering his face and seeks revenge on all that have wronged him in the past.
30.
Dark Half, The (1993) as Screenwriter
A bizarre series of murders begin when a writer tries to "kill off" his crime novel pseudonym.
31.
Two Evil Eyes (1991) as Screenplay Adaptation ("The Facts In The Case Of Mr Valdemar")
A dying man is manipulated by his wife and her lover in "The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar." A photographer is terrorized by a black cat in "The Black Cat."
32.
Night of the Living Dead (1990) as From Original Screenplay
Seven people are trapped in a farmhouse surrounded by flesh-eating zombies.
33.
Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990) as Screenplay ("Cat From Hell")
In order to keep from being eaten by a witch a young boy spins three tales of terror. They involve a vengeful mummy, a living gargoyle and a cat who refuses to die.
34.
Night of the Living Dead (1990) as Screenwriter
Seven people are trapped in a farmhouse surrounded by flesh-eating zombies.
35.
Monkey Shines (1988) as Screenwriter
A paralyzed law student is given a specially trained monkey to help him recuperate. Due to a mind-enhancing drug the two begin to share a telepathic bond, and the monkey starts carrying out the student's subconscious evil desires.
36.
Creepshow 2 (1987) as Screenwriter
Three horror stories are presented in this anthology. In "Old Chief Wood'n'head," a cigar store Indian comes to life in order to avenge the murders of the couple who owned the general store where he stands. "The Raft" tells the story of teenagers who find themselves stranded in the middle of a lake
37.
Day of the Dead (1985) as Screenwriter
Zombies have been on the rampage for so long that there are very few humans left alive. One of the survivors, Dr. Logan, is conducting experiments on captured zombies in an underground compound to try to find a way for people and the living dead to coexist peacefully. Unwillingly sharing the facilit
38.
Knightriders (1981) as Screenwriter
A company of entertainers perform at country fairs in jousting tournaments, wearing armor, riding on motorcycles and using maces to knock each other off the choppers. The troupe parallel the knights of the court of Camelot in many ways, and their leader, Billy, is their King Arthur. When their act g
39.
Dawn of the Dead (1979) as Screenwriter
This sequel to Night of the Living Dead is filled with splattered blood and brains in living color. The dead have come back to life to eat the living. This is the story of four people's escape from an urban nightmare to a suburban one. They barricade themselves in a shopping mall and try to start new lives. Much of this movie was filmed outside Pittsburgh.
40.
Martin (1978) as Screenwriter
George Romero does for vampires what he has already done to zombies - an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be 84 years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburg to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin's soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin's loneliness finds other means of release.
41.
The Crazies (1973) as Screenwriter
An experimental virus turns the inhabitants of a small-town into killers.
42.
Hungry Wives (1973) as Writer
Joan Mitchell is an unhappy, suburban housewife pushing 40, who has an uncommunicative businessman husband, named Jack, and a distant 19-year-old daughter, named Nikki, on the verge of moving out of the house. Frustrated at her current situation, Joan seeks solance in witchcraft after visiting Marion Hamilton, a local tarot reader and leader of a secret black arts wicca set, who inspires Joan to follow her own path. After dabbling a little in witchcraft, Joan, believing herself to have become a real witch, withdraws into a fantasy world and sinks deeper and deeper into her new lifestyle until the line between fantasy and reality becomes blurred and eventually tragedy results.
43.
Night of the Living Dead (1968) as Screenwriter
A space probe unleashes microbes that turn the dead into flesh-eating zombies.

Producer (feature film)

44.
Crazies, The (2010)
Something is infecting the citizens of Ogden Marsh: people who once lived quiet, unremarkable lives have become depraved, blood-thirsty killers. Sheriff Dutton tries to make sense of what's happening as the horrific, nonsensical violence escalates.
45.
Survival of the Dead (2009)
On an isolated island off the coast of North America, the inhabitants discover that their relatives are rising from the dead. The island divides over the debate of whether to 'kill' the walking dead or to preserve them and try to find a cure.
46.
Dark Half, The (1993) as Executive Producer
A bizarre series of murders begin when a writer tries to "kill off" his crime novel pseudonym.
47.
Night of the Living Dead (1990) as Executive Producer
Seven people are trapped in a farmhouse surrounded by flesh-eating zombies.

Editing (feature film)

48.
Creepshow (1982) as Editor ("Something To Tide You Over")
Five horror stories are presented in this anthology: A murdered man returns to get his Father's Day cake; a farmer finds a meteor that causes everything that touches it to grow; a vengeful cuckold buries his wife and her boyfriend up to their necks on the beach and waits for high tide; a professor plans to feed his nagging wife to a creature that lives under the college steps; and a nasty millionaire who fears insects meets up with a huge number of cockroaches.
49.
Knightriders (1981) as Editor
A company of entertainers perform at country fairs in jousting tournaments, wearing armor, riding on motorcycles and using maces to knock each other off the choppers. The troupe parallel the knights of the court of Camelot in many ways, and their leader, Billy, is their King Arthur. When their act g
50.
Dawn of the Dead (1979) as Editor
This sequel to Night of the Living Dead is filled with splattered blood and brains in living color. The dead have come back to life to eat the living. This is the story of four people's escape from an urban nightmare to a suburban one. They barricade themselves in a shopping mall and try to start new lives. Much of this movie was filmed outside Pittsburgh.
51.
Martin (1978) as Editor
George Romero does for vampires what he has already done to zombies - an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be 84 years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburg to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin's soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin's loneliness finds other means of release.
52.
The Crazies (1973)
An experimental virus turns the inhabitants of a small-town into killers.
53.
Hungry Wives (1973) as Editing
Joan Mitchell is an unhappy, suburban housewife pushing 40, who has an uncommunicative businessman husband, named Jack, and a distant 19-year-old daughter, named Nikki, on the verge of moving out of the house. Frustrated at her current situation, Joan seeks solance in witchcraft after visiting Marion Hamilton, a local tarot reader and leader of a secret black arts wicca set, who inspires Joan to follow her own path. After dabbling a little in witchcraft, Joan, believing herself to have become a real witch, withdraws into a fantasy world and sinks deeper and deeper into her new lifestyle until the line between fantasy and reality becomes blurred and eventually tragedy results.
54.
There's Always Vanilla (1971) as The film was ed by
Chris Bradley is a young man who returns to his home city of Pittsburgh after several years of drifting and working odd jobs around the country since his discharge from the U.S. Army. Rejecting moving back in with his father and not wanting to return to the family business of manufacturing baby food, Chris meets and shacks up with Lynn, an older woman who works as a model in local TV commercials, and whom becomes his 'sugar mama' of supporting him financially and emotionaly, which begins to put a strain on the affair especially when Lynn finds out that she's pregnant and does not feel that Chris would make a responsible father or husband.
55.
Night of the Living Dead (1968) as Film Editor
A space probe unleashes microbes that turn the dead into flesh-eating zombies.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

56.
Panic (2000) as Set Medic
Set against the backdrop of the social disorder in 1966-68, the Historical biopic looks at the last two years of Bobby Kennedy's life.
57.
Man Who Envied Women, The (1986)
Around a familiar theme--the dissolution of a marriage--avant-garde filmmaker Yvonne Rainer constructs an honest, graceful and wickedly funny account of a self-satisfied womanizer, Jack Deller, the man "who almost knows too much about women."

Cast (special)

59.
Dario Argento: An Eye For Horror (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary about Italian director/horror master Dario Argento.
60.
American Nightmare, The (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring American independent horror films. Features interviews with five of the masters of the horror genre - George Romero, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven and David Cronenberg - who incorporate social commentary into sordid tales of terror. Utilizing film clips and interviews
61.
Masters of Fantasy: John Carpenter (1998) as Interviewee
Documentary on filmmaker John Carpenter, whose list of credits include "Halloween" and "Village of the Damned."
62.
Anatomy of Horror (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring the history of horror films. Includes interviews with horror directors, actors and experts, as well as clips from past and upcoming horror releases.
63.
Fear in the Dark (1991)
A special focusing on the history and appeal of the horror genre. Included are film footage and interviews with horror filmmakers and novelists.

Writer (special)

64.
Tales From the Darkside (1983) as Writer
The pilot episode for a anthology series of suspense stories. The pilot, "Trick or Treat," tells the story of Gordon Hackles, a malevolent shopkeeper to whom most of the townspeople owe money. As is his tradition on Halloween, Hackles invites the children of the parents who owe him money to his hou

Producer (special)

65.
Horror Hall of Fame II, The (1991) as The Horror Hall Of Fame Board Of Directors
The second annual presentation honoring the best horror films, television shows, actors, producers and special-effects designers.
66.
Tales From the Darkside (1983) as Executive Producer
The pilot episode for a anthology series of suspense stories. The pilot, "Trick or Treat," tells the story of Gordon Hackles, a malevolent shopkeeper to whom most of the townspeople owe money. As is his tradition on Halloween, Hackles invites the children of the parents who owe him money to his hou

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