Living Dead director George A Romero dies at 77

PUBLISHED ON MON, JUL 17, 2017 6:34 AM

Living Dead director George A Romero dies at 77

 

The American-born filmmaker George A Romero, who created the genre-defining Living Dead movie franchise, has died at the age of 77, his manager has said.

 

Romero died in his sleep on Sunday after a "brief but aggressive battle" with lung cancer, his manager told Variety.

 

Romero co-wrote and directed the film that started the zombie series Night of the Living Dead in 1968.

 

Full story: http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-40627029

 
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