George Andrew Romero was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his series of gruesome and satirical horror films about an imagined zombie apocalypse, beginning with Night of the Living Dead , which 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.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg is an American businessman, engineer, author, politician, and philanthropist. As of February 9, 2018, his net worth was estimated at $50.8 billion, making him the 7th-richest person in the United States and the 10th richest person in the world. He has joined The Giving Pledge, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth.
Anna Marie Duke better known professionally as Patty Duke, was an American actress, appearing on stage, film, and television. She first became known as a teen star, winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker , a role which she had originated on Broadway. The following year she was given her own show, The Patty Duke Show, in which she portrayed "identical cousins". She later progressed to more mature roles such as that of Neely O'Hara in the film Valley of the Dolls . Over the course of her career, she received ten Emmy Award nominations and three Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. Duke also served as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1985 to 1988.
George Augustus Moore was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, County Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day.