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Rusty Cundieff

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.


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Born:
Dec 13, 1960 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
8
First Appeared:
In the series MacGruder and Loud 1985-01-20
Latest Project:
Movie Sprung 1997-05-14
Known For
Poster of Sprung
Poster of Fear of a Black Hat
Poster of TV Nation
Poster of MacGruder and Loud
Filmography
Movie Sprung Montel 1997-05-14
Movie Tales from the Hood Richard 1995-05-24
Series TV Nation 1994-07-19
Movie Fear of a Black Hat Ice Cold 1994-10-28
Movie Eddie Presley Guard 1992-12-08
Movie Hollywood Shuffle Audition Actor / Slave #1 / Zombie Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type 1987-03-20
Series MacGruder and Loud Perry 1985-01-20
Series What's Happening Now!! J.B. Whitney 1985-09-07