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Zombie Horror Legend George A. Romero Has Died At 77

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Zombie Horror Legend George A. Romero Has Died At 77,
The modern zombie horror genre wouldn’t be what it is today without the work of one man: George A. Romero. And it is in recognition of that fact that we have some sad news. The legendary director of Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead has passed away at age 77. According to a statement from his producing partner, Peter Grunwald, Romero had been diagnosed with lung cancer, and died after a “brief, but aggressive battle.”

The Los Angeles Times published the news of George A. Romero’s passing, noting that he died in his sleep with his wife, Suzanne Desrocher Romero, and daughter, Tina Romero, at his bedside. At the time of his death, he was listening to the score of one of his favorite films, John Ford’s 1952 classic The Quiet Man.
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The modern zombie horror genre wouldn’t be what it is today without the work of one man: George A. Romero. And it is in recognition of that fact that we have some sad news.

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Source: http://www.cinemablend.com/news/1681359/zombie-horror-legend-george-a-romero-has-died-at-77

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