Night Of The Living Dead creator George A. Romero dies aged 77 after ‘aggressive battle with lung cancer’

George A Romero has died (Picture: Laura Lezza/Getty Images)

Night Of The Living Dead creator George Romero has died aged 77.

Romero’s longtime producing partner Peter Grunwald told LA Times in a statement that he died in his sleep on Sunday after ‘a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer’.

He died while listening to the score from 1952 film The Quiet Man, said to be one of his favourite films. His wife Suzanne Desrocher Romero and his daughter Tina were at his side.

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His 1968 film Night Of The Living Dead is a Halloween classic, and the sequels included Dawn Of The Dead, Day Of The Dead, Land Of The Dead, Diary Of The Dead and… Read the full story

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