16 september, 1953
Kurt Fuller is best known for his work in the films Wayne's World with Mike Myers, Anger Management, with Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler, and most recently as part of the all star cast of Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris.
Kurt was born in San Francisco and raised in the agricultural heartland of California's San Joaquin Valley. He became passionate about acting while attending UC Berkley, where he received a degree in English literature. After graduating, Kurt made the move to Los Angeles with everything he owned stuffed into the back of a 1967 Dodge Dart (including a king size foam rubber mattress). For the next ten years he was a Realtor by day and a stage actor by night. Then, in 1986, he created the leading role of "Frank" in Steven Berkoff's explosively successful Kvetch, earning rave reviews on both coasts.
Kurt has worked with Hollywood's best directors, including David O. Russell, Shawn Levy, Paul Schrader, Tony Scott, Wim Wenders, Taylor Hackford, Mike Newell, Harold Ramis, Brian DePalma and Ivan Reitman. His numerous film credits include Auto Focus, Ray, Pushing Tin, The Jack Bull, Scary Movie, Ghostbusters 2, Mr. Woodcock, Nailed and Pursuit of Happyness.
This Fall Kurt will appear as "Michael", opposite Jane Kaczmarek, in Fox's new comedy Us and Them. His most recent series was the ABC's 2011 comedy, Better With You. He also had series regular roles ABC's Big Day, in which he starred with Wendie Malick, and That's My Bush, the television series from South Park & Book of Mormon creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. He has recurred and guest starred on over a hundred tv shows and telefilms over the years. Over the last year, Kurt has had recurring characters on many hit series including Parenthood, The Good Wife, Scandal and Psych (playing the lovable coroner Woody). In the past, Kurt has had arcs on, Supernatural, Desperate Housewives, Boston Legal, and Alias.
His other tv appearances include HBO's Live From Baghdad, with Michael Keaton, as well as hit shows such as Glee, Ugly Betty, CSI, Men of a Certain Age, Grey's Anatomy, House, My Name is Earl, Monk, and Drop Dead Diva.
Kurt still returns to the stage occasionally, his most recent theater work was The Cosmonauts Last Message at the La Jolla Playhouse, and the highly acclaimed The Waiting Room at the Mark Taper Forum.
Kurt has been married to wife Jessica Hendra, a recently published author, since 1994. They have two children; Julia and Charlotte.