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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1960-12-13

Place of Birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 American Nightmares Director
2018 Tales from the Hood 2 Director
2015 White Water Director
2013 Movie 43 Director
2006 Campus Ladies (1 episode)Director
2000 The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior Director
1997 Sprung Director
1996 Clueless (1 episode)Director
1995 Tales from the Hood Director
1994 Fear of a Black Hat Director

Acting

2019 Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
2018 American Nightmares as Black Lawman
1997 Sprung as Montel
1995 Tales from the Hood as Richard
1994 Fear of a Black Hat as Ice Cold
1994 TV Nation (17 episodes)
1992 Eddie Presley as Guard
1987 Hollywood Shuffle as Audition Actor / Slave #1 / Zombie Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type
1985 What's Happening Now!! (1 episode) as J.B. Whitney
1985 MacGruder and Loud (1 episode) as Perry

Writing

2018 American Nightmares Writer
2018 Tales from the Hood 2 Screenplay
1997 Sprung Writer
1995 Tales from the Hood Writer
1994 Fear of a Black Hat Writer
1991 House Party 2 Story Screenplay

Production

2018 American Nightmares Producer
2018 Tales from the Hood 2 Producer

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