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George A. Romero

1940 - 2017

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George Andrew Romero (; February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer, editor and actor. His Night of the Living Dead series of films about an imagined zombie apocalypse began with the 1968 film of the same name, and is often considered a major contributor to the image of the zombie in modern culture. Other films in the series include Dawn of the Dead (1978) and Day of the Dead (1985). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George A. Romero has received more than 3,637,301 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). George A. Romero is the 95th most popular film director (down from 72nd in 2019), the 647th most popular biography from United States (down from 513th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Film Director.

George A. Romero is most famous for his 1968 film Night of the Living Dead.

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Among film directors, George A. Romero ranks 95 out of 1,581Before him are Christopher Nolan, Fred Zinnemann, Andrzej Żuławski, Wolfgang Petersen, Tony Scott, and Kenji Mizoguchi. After him are William Hanna, Howard Hawks, Walter Hill, Peter Brook, Terrence Malick, and Jim Jarmusch.

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Among people born in 1940, George A. Romero ranks 46Before him are James Caan, Tabaré Vázquez, Andrzej Żuławski, H. R. Giger, Eduardo Galeano, and Raquel Welch. After him are Mario Andretti, Nancy Sinatra, Thomas Harris, Stuart Sutcliffe, Tarō Asō, and Cliff Richard. Among people deceased in 2017, George A. Romero ranks 27Before him are Ali Abdullah Saleh, Jerry Lewis, Hans Georg Dehmelt, Martin Landau, Mário Soares, and Lotfi A. Zadeh. After him are Nicolaas Bloembergen, Tzvetan Todorov, Kenneth Arrow, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Roman Herzog, and Liu Xiaobo.

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Among people born in United States, George A. Romero ranks 647 out of 18,182Before him are Hulk Hogan (1953), John Cazale (1935), Dennis Ritchie (1941), Bill Cosby (1937), Tommy Hilfiger (1951), and Anne Rice (1941). After him are William Hanna (1910), Billie Jean King (1943), Howard Hawks (1896), Lady Gaga (1986), Don Shirley (1927), and Carrie Fisher (1956).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, George A. Romero ranks 19Before him are Robert Zemeckis (1952), Oliver Stone (1946), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Terry Gilliam (1940), Chuck Jones (1912), and John Huston (1906). After him are William Hanna (1910), Howard Hawks (1896), Walter Hill (1942), Terrence Malick (1943), Jim Jarmusch (1953), and Sidney Lumet (1924).