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Happy Birthday, Greg Nicotero!

That's right! Our favorite special effects makeup creator and sometimes director of AMC's The Walking Dead, Greg Nicotero is turning 55 today! He shares a birthday with co-Walking Dead family member Pollyanna McIntosh (Jadis). Born in 1963, Greg got his first major job after learning the trade from veteran makeup effects artist Tom Savini on the George A. Romero film Day of the Dead in 1985 and the rest is horror history. While on set, he met Howard Berger. After relocating to Hollywood, Greg along with Berger and Robert Kurtzman...
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Robert Kirkman, Greg Nicotero and More from ‘The Walking Dead’ Pay Tribute to the Legendary George A. Romero

On Sunday, the entertainment industry lost one of its true legends, filmmaker George A. Romero.  Romero's unique vision and approach to the horror genre not only resonated with fans but also inspired and greatly influence modern day productions such as The Walking Dead. After learning of Romero's passing, The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman paid tribute to the horror legend by tweeting his respects, “Without George A. Romero, there is no Walking Dead.  His inspiration cannot be overstated. He started it all, so many others followed.” Without George A. Romero, there is no Walking...

Legend George A. Romero, Dead at 77

George A. Romero died early Sunday after a short battle with lung cancer. The legendary director passed away in his sleep while listening to the score of the 1952 film The Quiet Man, one of Romero's favorite films. According to a statement released to the Los Angeles Times and various media outlets, Romero's wife, Suzanne Desrocher Romero, and his daughter, Tina were by his side. “Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero passed away on Sunday July 16, listening to the score of ‘The Quiet Man,’ one of his all-time favorite films,...