George Andrew Romero was an American filmmaker, writer, and editor. He is best known for his Night of the Living Dead series of gruesome and satirical horror films about an imagined zombie apocalypse, which began with the 1968 film of the same name. It is often considered a progenitor of the fictional zombie of modern culture. Other films in the series include Dawn of the Dead and Day of the Dead . Aside from this series, his works include The Crazies , Martin , Creepshow , Monkey Shines , The Dark Half and Bruiser . He also created and executive-produced the 1983–88 television series Tales from the Darkside.
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