Rusty Cundieff

Rusty Cundieff

  • Birthday: 1960-12-13
  • Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Biography

George Arthur "Rusty" Cundieff (born December 13, 1960) is an American film/television director, actor, and writer. His notable credits are as director/writer of and lead actor in the This Is Spinal Tap-like rap satire Fear of a Black Hat, as writer of the second installment to House Party, and as director of the horror anthology Tales from the Hood. He also directed the 1997 film, Sprung. He was also a director for Chappelle's Show and a correspondent on TV Nation. He also directed and starred in a U Can't Touch This parody titled Yes We Can, which focuses on Barack Obama. Cundieff was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Christina and John A. Cundieff, both of whom appeared in Tales from the Hood. He is married to Trina Davis Cundieff with whom he has two children. Cundieff is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African Americans. He also portrayed a fraternity brother (of the fictitious Gamma Phi Gamma) in Spike Lee's School Daze in which actual members of Alpha Phi Alpha were featured. Cundieff is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rusty Cundieff, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Fear of a Black Hat

1994

As Ice Cold

Sprung

1997

As Montel

Tales from the Hood

1995

As Richard (segment "Boys Do Get Bruised")

Eddie Presley

1992

As Guard

Hollywood Shuffle

1987

As Audition Actor / Slave #1 / Zombie Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type

American Nightmares

2018

As Black Lawman

School Daze

1988

As Chucky

57 Seconds

2023

As Detective

Tales from the Hood 2

2018

As Press Conference Reporter

Production

Fear of a Black Hat

1994

As Director

Tales from the Hood

1995

As Director

Tales from the Hood

1995

As Writer

Sprung

1997

As Director

House Party 2

1991

As Screenplay

House Party 2

1991

As Story

Movie 43

2013

As Director

Fear of a Black Hat

1994

As Writer

White Water

2015

As Director

Tales from the Hood 2

2018

As Director

Tales from the Hood 2

2018

As Producer

Tales from the Hood 2

2018

As Screenplay

American Nightmares

2018

As Director

American Nightmares

2018

As Writer

Sprung

1997

As Writer

American Nightmares

2018

As Producer

Tales from the Hood 3

2020

As Director

Tales from the Hood 3

2020

As Writer

Tales from the Hood 3

2020

As Producer

Christmas in Harmony

2021

As Director

57 Seconds

2023

As Director

Meet Me Next Christmas

0000

As Director

57 Seconds

2023

As Screenplay

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