6/15/1929 - 9/26/2016
Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Herschell Gordon Lewis
Herschell Gordon Lewis, a horror filmmaker known as the Godfather of Gore, has died Sept. 26, 2016, at the age of 87, according to multiple news sources.
The Something Weird video website announced his death.
He launched the splatter genre with his movie “Blood Feast” in the 1960s. Many of his movies were shown in drive-in theaters. Some of the films he made include “The Wizard of Gore” and “She-Devils on Wheels.”
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