George A. Romero, USA horror director specialized zombies. He started with "Night of the Living Dead" back in 1968 (he wrote screenplay for this film, too), and after that he directed mostly horrors about dead, zombies and that sort of creatures. "Dawn of the Dead", "Knightriders", "Creepshow", "Two Evil Eyes", ... If we count films in production and announced films, than George Romero have 23 horror movies in his career.
Horror film lovers who wach horrors with passion know which movie director filmed their favorite horrors. And list of notable directors in this film genre is very long. There is old Alfred Hitchcock, famous Brian De Palma, horror master John Carpenter, Dario Argento, Clive Barker, Mario Bava, Tod Browning, Jorg Buttgereit, famous David Cronenberg, Sean S. Cunningham, Guillermo del Toro, Ruggero Deodato and many, many others.
Brian De Palma is not only horror films director, but he made a few remembering horrors, too. In 1974. he directed "Phantom of the Paradise", not classical but horror-comedy film with William Finley playing Winslow Leach (The Phantom). You all know Carrie, 1976. movie Brian De Palma made by Stephen King novel. Sissy Spacek acting Carrie White, nice girl with crazy mother. At prom, Carrie becomes something else than just a nice, sad girl. Based on John Farris novel, Brian made "The Fury" in 1978. He took Kirk Douglas for Peter Sandza role. This horror film is about government agent, his son and kidnapers with powerful psychic abilities. And in 1992. Brian De Palma directed "Raising Cain" with John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich and other excellent actors and actresses. Another psychological horror from this director.
John Carpenter, one of the best horror directors is not just that, but also a screenwriter, producer, composer and actor. In his early phaze, from 1962-1969. Carpenter made a few short horror films like "Revenge of the Colossal Beasts" (his first work), "Terror from Space", "Gorgon, the Space Monster", "Gorgo Versus Godzilla", "Warrior and the Demon" and "Sorceror from Outer Space". Than, in 1978. he wrote screenplay and directed Halloween, his masterpiece. Jamie Lee Curtis (Laurie Strode) and Donald Pleasence (Dr. Sam Loomis) were great in this, for most horror fans, the most respectable horror film ever. Tony Moran played Michael Myers when he had 23 and Will Sandin Michael Myers like a child. After Halloween, John Carpenter directed "The Fog" in 1980. "The Thing" in 1982. "Christine" (horror about the car-killer in 1983), "Prince of Darkness" (one horror about religion in 1987.), "They Live" (famous 1988. horror), "In the Mouth of Madness" (1995), "Village of the Damned" (sci-fi horror in 1995), "Vampires" (very good horror, vampires theme from 1998.) and "Ghosts of Mars" (another science fiction horror made in 2001).
Roman Polanski, Polish director, maybe isn't pure, representative horror movie director, but he made a few very notable horror films in his interesting and respectable career. You all know "Rosemary's Baby" from 1968. or "The Fearless Vampire Killers" (also known like "Dance of the Vampires", 1967).
“There's something in the fog”