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Director George A. Romero Dead at 77, Celebrities Pay Tribute

Director George A. Romero Dead at 77, Celebrities Pay Tribute

Legendary writer and director George A. Romero has passed away from a “brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer,” on Sunday (July 16), the Los Angeles Times has confirmed.

His wife Suzanne Desrocher Romero, and daughter, Tina Romero were by his side.

Often referred to as the Father of Zombie films, George is responsible for some of the most memorable zombie films including Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, and Survival of the Dead.

Celebrities have been paying tribute since the sad news was confirmed.

Click inside to read more tributes…

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  • Mercyneal

    He was a chain smoker. Smokers: Beware!

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  • Noto

    I love these movies. RIP

  • Angie

    RIP

  • namers

    The first 3 are my faves. Set the tone for everything that followed.

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