(written from a Production point of view)
Between 1978 and 1980, Kurtz studied journalism and photography at the CSUN before he worked as photographer, editor and journalist until 1992. Since 2012, he has been writing, producing, and directing independet productions and features with his company Hellga Films.
Other film work includes featured parts in the thriller Conspiracy Theory (1997, with Patrick Stewart, Brian J. Williams, Saxon Trainor, Bert Remsen, Lincoln Simonds, Bill Henderson, Stephen Liska, Kenneth Tigar, and Beau Lotterman), the television drama Twins by Surprise (2009), and the drama Hitchcock (2012, with Kurtwood Smith, Wallace Langham, Spencer Garrett, Frank Collison, Jaehne Moebius, Lindsey Ginter, and Bill Blair).
Kurtz guest starred on epipsodes of Friends (2002), Everybody Hates Chris (2005, with Jude Ciccolella), Mystery ER (2008), Port Charles, 24, Human Prey (2009), and It Casting (2011). In addition, he worked as stand-in on the television drama Cinnamon Girl (2013, with Todd Stashwick, Jamie McShane, and Fernando Chien).