Obituary: Bill Hinzman

Actor S. William Hinzman (b.1936) died after a battle with cancer on February 5. Hinzman made his debut in George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead where he was the first zombie on screen and subsequently made a career out of playing zombies. He had the title role in 1988’s Flesheaster, and often was cast in roles like “The Experienced Zombie” and “Romero the Zombie.”