Rusty Cundieff Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Education, Movies

Rusty Cundieff Biography

Rusty Cundieff, an American film and television director, actor, and writer, is recognized for his work on Fear of a Black Hat (1993), Tales from the Hood (1995), and Chappelle’s Show (2003–2006).


How old is Rusty Cundieff?- Age

Rusty is 63 years old as of December 2023. He was born George Arthur Cundieff on 13 December 1960, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Rusty Cundieff Height

He stands at a height of 6′ 0″ (1.83m).

Rusty Cundieff Education- Parents

Cundieff was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Christina and John A. Cundieff. He studied journalism at Loyola University in New Orleans and philosophy of religion at the University of Southern California.

Rusty Cundieff Wife

He is happily married to his wife, Trina Davis Cundieff, with whom he has two children: Simone Christina and Thelonious Jon Davis.

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Rusty Cundieff Career

After graduating from USC in 1982, Cundieff practiced stand-up comedy in Los Angeles while looking for acting possibilities. His first notable job came in 1985, when he played Theo Carver on Days of Our Lives for a year. He starred as Big Brother Chucky in Spike Lee’s 1988 film School Daze. Cundieff’s experience working with Lee on the film prompted him to explore writing and directing as well as acting, and at the age of 29, he wrote, directed, and performed in the highly-received 1993 rap satire Fear of a Black Hat. He directed and co-wrote Tales from the Hood, a horror anthology released in 1995. He directed sequels Tales from the Hood 2 and Tales from the Hood 3 in 2018 and 2020, which he said he had been working on for 20 years but that the success of Get Out had made possible. Cundieff Cundieff joined Alpha Phi Alpha, a historically African American fraternity, while attending USC. He also worked as a journalist for Michael Moore’s comic TV magazine show TV Nation in the mid-1990s. He got a Razzie Award for Worst Director in 2013, along with 12 other nominees, for directing a section in the anthology comedy film Movie 43.

Rusty Cundieff Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of 2 million dollars.

Cundieff Movies and TV Shows

2018 Tales from the Hood 2
2003 The Devon Taylor
1997 Sprung Montel
1995 Tales from the Hood
1993 Fear of a Black Hat
1992 Eddie Presley
1988 School Daze
1987 Hollywood Shuffle
1986 3:15
1984 Welcome to the Fun Zone
2003 Chappelle’s Show
1990 thirtysomething
1985 Days of Our Lives
1985 What’s Happening Now!
1985 MacGruder and Loud