BiographySalt Lake City, Utah, USA
1938 industry biography: David Hempstead was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 2, the son of a former U. S. Assistant Attorney General. Attended Westminister Collegiate Institure and took his A. B. degree at the University of Michigan. Career actually began at the University of Michigan, where for three years in succession he wrote the book-and-lyrics for undergraduate musical comedies. First entry into films was via a screen play he had written. Read more... F. Zanuck's staff. Married to the former Eleanor Avery, and lives (in 1938) in Beverly Hills with his wife and two children, Avery and David IV.