Horror Legend George A. Romero Passes Away Aged 77
Horror Legend George A. Romero Passes Away Aged 77

George A. Romero, the man credited with creating the modern day zombie with movies like Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, has passed away aged 77. Romero died Sunday, losing a brief but brave battle with lung cancer.


Over a career that spanned half a century, Romero produced, wrote, and directed some of the Horror genre’s most iconic pictures, earning a reputation as a true master of nightmares. His standing in the horror industry is evidenced by the number of quality filmmakers who have named him as a key influence throughout their careers. Similarly, that level of reverence was there for all to see on social media today, with many of Hollywood and Horror’s biggest names taking to Twitter to pay their respects.




George A. Romero is survived by his wife and three children.


From everyone at The Signal and Comet TV: Thanks for the scares, George, we’ll never forget them.



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