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George A. Romero

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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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Borrowed an eight-millimeter Revere camera from a wealthy uncle
1954:
Arrested at age 14 for throwing a flaming dummy off a Bronx rooftop while filming "The Man From the Meteor"
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Won a Future Scientists of America Award for "Earthbottom"; documentary produced as a high school science project
1958:
Spent the summer before college working as a grip on Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest"
1963:
Founded Latent Image (commercial/industrial production company) in Pittsburgh
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Worked extensively in TV
1968:
First feature film as director, "Night of the Living Dead"
1970:
Honored by the Museum of Modern Art as the subject of their "Cineprobe"
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Co-founded Laurel Entertainment with Richard P. Rubinstein
1974:
Began directing episodes of a TV series produced by Laurel entitled "The Winners" about famous sports figures
1978:
First feature collaboration with producer Richard Rubinstein and special makeup effects artist Tom Savini, "Martin"
1982:
First collaboration with Stephen King, "Creepshow"
1983:
First TV teleplay, "Trick or Treat" the pilot for "Tales From the Darkside"
1984:
Debut as TV executive producer/writer, "Tales From the Darkside" (also created)
1987:
First feature screenplay that he did not direct, "Creepshow 2"
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Left Laurel Entertainment to work independently in mid-1980s
1990:
First feature credit as executive producer on the remake/sequel "Night of the Living Dead" (also wrote screenplay)
1993:
Helmed "The Dark Half" based on a novel by Stephen King
2000:
Wrote and directed the horror film, "Bruiser" starring Jason Flemyng
2005:
Directed Simon Baker and John Leguizamo in "Land of the Dead"
2008:
Directed (also produced and wrote) "Diary of the Dead" the fifth film in Romero's Dead series

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