Amplas in June 2011
June 23, 1949 |
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
John Amplas (born June 23, 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American actor known primarily for his work with director George A. Romero. His first work with Romero was the cult film Martin (1977), in which he played the title role. Thereafter, he has appeared in a number of other films directed by Romero, including Dawn of the Dead (1978), Knightriders (1981), Creepshow (1982), and Day of the Dead (1985). He has recently acted in a horror concept teaser entitled The Three (2011) directed by filmmaker Scott Goldberg which also features co-lead from Day of the Dead Lori Cardille. He starred also in the feature film adaption of the Rob Steigert short film Ombis.
Amplas currently teaches acting at Point Park University.
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- John Amplas - BioGamer Girl Magazine
- "New Trailer for Ombis; Interview with Special Effects Artist Phill Beith". DreadCentral.
- John Amplas at the Internet Movie Database
- Tea Time with Martin: An Interview with John Amplas - March 2011
- Interview with John Amplas, November 2010
- Interview with John Amplas, May 2011
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