Jim Krut - Helicopter Zombie 2016 APPEARANCES

SCI-FI Saturday Benefit Event  - Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carlisle High School, Carlisle, PA. (Schwartz Building). Variety of SciFi activities such as games, raffle, cosplay contest,trivia contests, etc. Benefits Project Share food drive, Community Aid clothing drive and Furry Friends Network pet-friendly items. Businesses, authors, interest groups, etc. Check the Facebook site also!


JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW  - Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Toms River Elks Lodge, 600 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ. Guest artists, costume groups, toys, trading cards, crafts and more! More details to come in the next few weeks.


LIVING DEAD WEEKEND - Friday through Sunday, Oct. 14, 15 and 16, in Evans City, Pennsylvania., Events, appearances throughout the town, including the Living Dead Museum! Meet guests from Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead and more! Movie screenings, vendors, costume contest, etc. This is the town, cemetery and filming location of the original 1968 George A. Romero movie, "Night of the Living Dead." Get updates on guest appearances on the website, and on Facebook!


WEEKEND OF THE DEAD - Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 12-13  at p.m. at the Manchester 235 Casino, Manchester, UK.  Featuring Dawn of the Dead's Jeannie Jefferies, Len Lies, Mike Christopher and me. Also, Day of the Dead's Joe Pilato and Gary Klahr, as well as Land of the Dead's Big Daddy, Eugene Clark! Photo shoots, autograph signings, special events throughout. There may also be an additional surprise guest or two announced later. Tickets extremely limited and going fast for this unique event in the UK!

JIM KRUT - "Helicopter Zombie" and more!

 JIM KRUT is often known as the Helicopter Zombie (tm)*. In one of the most memorable scenes from the 1978 "Dawn of the Dead," his zombie character steps under a whirling helicopter blade and loses the top of his head to cinematic history!

Other films featuring Jim Krut include "Deadlands 2: Trapped," "Flesh of the Living," "Zombiegirl Diary," "Cut You Right Here," "It's Happening Again" and the still-in-production "Night of the Living Dead: Genesis"



For more on Jim's film credits, check out his listings in the IMDB (Internet Movie DataBase) under Jim Krut.


"VALU" - Here's a 20-minute supernatural thriller, from director Matt Leslie. with me as a bad guy. Just to give you a quick sample of my work. This was just released on YouTube in early 2016.

Interview from January's New York Horror Show and Macabre Faire Film Festival. With Frank Malerba and Cryptic Rock. 

Tom Savini describes the creation of "Helicopter Zombie"

Thanks to Tom Savini for sending along GoreZone #30 for me, and doing such a fun job with the story. Thanks also to Fangoria for granting me permission to use it on my website!

Magazine Articles on HELICOPTER ZOMBIE

King of Zombie World

A moderately misleading title, but a gracious tribute from Gettysburg Companion magazine, Oct./Nov. 2013

SciFi World Magazine - in Espanol

Sergi Escarmis Costa from Barcelona, Spain, did this interview with the Helicopter Zombie. Nicely illustrated, too.

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