No photo available. Represent Russ Kunkel? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 9,922 this week

Russ Kunkel

Russ Kunkel was born on September 1, 1948 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Russell Kunkel. He is known for his work on Road House (1989), Arachnophobia (1990) and TMNT (2007). See full bio »

Holiday Movies on Prime Video for the Whole Family

Prime Video has you covered this holiday season with movies for the family. Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit.

Get some picks

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Funny People
Wed, Nov 25 11:20 AM PST on STZC (624)
Funny People
Wed, Nov 25 9:54 PM PST on STARZ (622)

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Russ Kunkel's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Road House Music Department
Arachnophobia Music Department
TMNT Music Department
This Is Spinal Tap Eric 'Stumpy Joe' Childs


Hide Hide Show Show Music department (15 credits)
 2012 Darling Companion (musician: drums)
 2007 TMNT (musician: drums) / (musician: featured drums)
 2002 Clockstoppers (musician: drums)
 2000 Dr. T & the Women (musician: drums)
 1998 The Unknown Cyclist (performer: drums and percussion)
 1992-1993 Catwalk (TV Series) (music - 8 episodes)
- Sex, Lies and Rock 'n' Roll (1993) ... (music: drums)
- Flipside (1993) ... (music: drums)
- Downtown (1993) ... (music: drums)
- Life Skills (1993) ... (music: drums)
- Words and Music (1992) ... (music: drums)
 1992 Straight Talk (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1990 Arachnophobia (music arranger: songs) / (musician: drums)
 1989 Road House (musician: drums)
 1988 The Land Before Time (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1986 Carly Simon: Coming Around Again (Video short) (music producer) / (musician: drums)
 1986 An American Tail (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1986 Heartburn (music producer) / (music recordist)
 1985 Certain Fury (music producer)
 1980 Coast to Coast (musician: drums)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Self (10 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Played drums on Carole King's album "Tapestry". See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Russell Kunkel

Did You Know?


Has a daughter, Elsie May Larson-Kunkel, with his wife, Nicolette Larson. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed