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Overview (2)

Born in Evansville, Indiana, USA
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

David Emge was born in 1946 in Evansville, Indiana. Emge studied drama at the University of Evansville and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While attending college David got drafted and served in the army during the Vietnam war. He began his acting career on stage at the Pittsburgh Playhouse in 1971. Emge made his film debut in the lowbrow comedy "The Booby Hatch." In addition, he briefly lived in Washington, D.C., where he performed in dinner theater. Emge moved to New York City in 1976. David was working as a chef at a New York City restaurant when he was cast as the meek and bumbling helicopter pilot Stephen in George Romero's outstanding "Dawn of the Dead." Emge went back to acting in live theater following his "Dawn of the Dead" stint. David Emge has acted in only two other movies to date: he's grotesquely malformed freak Half Moon in "Basket Case 2" and activist reporter Robert in "Hellmaster."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: woodyanders

Trivia (3)

Graduated from the University of Evansville, Indiana
Brother of the late Manhattan College (N.Y.C.) provost Walter Emge.
Worked as a chef in the same restaurant where actor Scott H. Reiniger worked as a waiter. Both later co-starred in Dawn of the Dead (1978).

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