George A.Romero  Dies at 77

George A.Romero died yesterday at the age of 77,after a “brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer” according to the Los Angeles Times.

The Godfather of zombies singlehandedly is responsible for the zombie horror genre, when he first directed the black and white “Night of the Living Dead” film, with it’s diverse cast. That film was followed with “Dawn of the Dead” and “Day of the Dead” as well as a horde of countless other zombie films as well as other horror films like “The Crazies”.

He was born in The Bronx on February 4,1940.