Thomas William Cochrane OC OM is a Canadian musician known as the front man for the Canadian rock band Red Rider, and for his work as a solo singer-songwriter. Cochrane has won eight Juno Awards. He is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, an officer of the Order of Canada, and has an honorary doctorate from Brandon University. In September 2009 he was inducted onto the Canadian Walk of Fame. Cochrane has also been recognized for his significant charitable work.
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.