Herschell Gordon Lewis
|Born||June 15, 1926|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||September 26, 2016 (aged 90)|
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
|Alma mater||Northwestern University|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, cinematographer, former English professor, advertising executive, direct-mail consultant|
Herschell Gordon Lewis (June 15, 1926 – September 26, 2016) was an American filmmaker. He was best known for creating the "splatter" subgenre of horror movies. He is often called the "Godfather of Gore".
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