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Francine Parker


  • Quote: "What have we done to ourselves."
  • Played by: Gaylen Ross
  • Height: 5'5
  • Mini-Biography: A WGN news editor and pregnant with Stephen's baby. Francine Parker is without a doubt a significant change in the way women behaved in past horror films. In the time where most women were running around topless and in their underwear, Francine was kicking some real zombie ass in this horror masterpiece.
  • Weapon Of Choice: Hunting Rifle

Roger DeMarco


  • Quote: "Perfect baby...perfect."
  • Played by: Scott H. Reineger
  • Height: 5'7
  • Mini-Biography: A veteran Pittsburgh Police Officer and part of the SWAT team unit. Roger is versatile in the use of many firearms and is also capable of hot-wiring vehicles.
  • Weapon Of Choice: M16, Hunting Rifle & Screwdriver

Stephen Andrews


  • Quote: "This was an important place in their lives"
  • Played by: David Emge
  • Height: 6'0
  • Mini-Biography:A WGN traffic reporter. Stephen is engaged to Francine and is capable of operating a helicopter.
  • Weapon Of Choice: Hunting Rifle

Peter Washington


  • Quote: "When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth."
  • Played by: Ken Foree
  • Height: 6'7
  • Mini-Biography: A highly trained and decorated Pittsburgh Police Officer who is also part of the SWAT team. He is the smartest and most disciplined in the group; his combat and survival skills is what makes the entire unit of survivors a functional group.
  • Weapon Of Choice: Sniper Rifle, M16A, S&W Revolvers & Hand to Hand combat.



  • Quote: "I see you! Chocolate man..."
  • Played by: Tom Savini
  • Height: 5'9 1/2
  • Mini-Biography:If you see a man in black leather with edged weapons, you better run! Blades is part of a large army of Bikers who raid for survival, and if there's one thing you'll remember from this man - it's going to be that switch-mustache comb.
  • Weapon Of Choice: Machete, Katana, Hand to hand combat & Pies



  • Quote: "You're runnin'"
  • Played by: Joeseph Pilato
  • Height: 5'10
  • Weapon Of Choice: Standard Rifle

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