George Romero

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  • Birth Name: George Andrew Romero
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/04/1940, Aquarius
  • Profession: Director; screenwriter; producer
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George Romero Fast Facts:
  • His father is Cuban, his mother is Lithuanian.
  • Formed a Pittsburgh production company called Latent Image, which created industrial films and TV commercials, in the early 1960s.
  • Made his feature-film directorial debut in 1968 with the zombie-horror classic Night of the Living Dead, which spawned several sequels and was eventually inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
  • Met his second wife, Christine Forrest, while he was working on the 1972 horror-drama Season of the Witch, which was produced by his first wife, Nancy Romero.
  • Made a cameo appearance in 1991's The Silence of the Lambs
  • Received the New York City Horror Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 and the CineVegas International Film Festival's Vanguard Director Award in 2005.
  • George Romero Relationships:
  • Nancy Romero - Ex-wife
  • Tina Romero - Daughter
  • George Cameron Romero - Son
  • Christine Forrest - Ex-wife
  • College:
  • Attended Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA

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