Russell Streiner

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Russell Streiner
Russell Streiner as Johnny in Night of the Living Dead.png
Streiner in Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Born(1940-02-06) February 6, 1940 (age 74)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 
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Russell Streiner
Russell Streiner as Johnny in Night of the Living Dead.png
Streiner in Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Born(1940-02-06) February 6, 1940 (age 74)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Russell Streiner (born February 6, 1940), also credited as Russ Streiner and Russell W. Streiner, is an American film producer and actor. Streiner is the older brother of actor/producer Gary Streiner.

Career[edit]

Streiner is perhaps best known for his role as Johnny in Night of the Living Dead (1968). He was also one of the producers of the film. Streiner has also produced There's Always Vanilla (1971), The Booby Hatch (1976), and the remake of Night of the Living Dead (1990). He worked in the advertising field for several years while continuing film, television, commercial, and corporate production work. Russell has been actively involved in bringing film and television productions to western Pennsylvania throughout his career, and currently serves as chairman on the board of directors of the Pittsburgh Film Office (formerly known as the Pittsburgh Film & Television Office).[1] Russ Streiner is also one of the co-mentors along with John A. Russo of the John Russo Movie Making Program at DuBois Business College in DuBois, Pennsylvania.

He also makes occasional appearances and signs autographs at horror conventions. He was once married to Jackie Faust. He continues to make his home in Pittsburgh and has two daughters, one son, one granddaughter and one grandson.

Filmography[edit]

As producer[edit]

As actor[edit]

As writer[edit]

Appearing as himself[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pittsburgh Film Office. Access date: October 31, 2007.

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