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John Amplas


Capable and likable baby-faced actor John Amplas was born on June 23, 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amplas was outstanding as a troubled and disturbed teenager who thinks he's a vampire in George Romero's fantastic horror winner "Martin." John has appeared in several other pictures for Romero: he's a Hispanic gang member, Zombie, and Biker in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Martin
Martin Martin
(1978)
Day of the Dead
(1985)
Creepshow
Creepshow Nathan's Corpse (segment "Father's Day")
(1982)
Knightriders
Knightriders Whiteface
(1981)

Filmography

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 2017 After Hours Trading (completed)
Pawnbroker
 2014/I Progression
Master of Ceremonies
 2013 Meet Your Maker (Short)
Dr. Henry Malvoy
 2002 Daddy Cool
Dr. / Rev. Alter
 2001 The Bread, My Sweet
Jimmy
 1994 No Pets
Eddie Buford
 1985 Day of the Dead
Fisher
 1982 Midnight
Abraham
 1982 Creepshow
Nathan's Corpse (segment "Father's Day")
 1981 Knightriders
Whiteface
 1980 Bloodeaters
Phillips
 1978 Dawn of the Dead
2nd Guy on Roof (uncredited)
 1978 Martin
Martin
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Other Works:

Played Ricky Roma in an Axiom Theater stage production of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross".

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John has been teaching acting at Point Park College for the past eighteen years. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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