Janos Kurucz was born in Hungary. He has pursued a career of acting, combined with appearances in opera, and for the last three years he has been singing Russian Church Music in Switzerland and Germany. In films and television he has specialised in Russian, German and East European parts, in such productions as Billion Dollar Brain, Top Secret, The Invisible Man, We Never Make Mistakes, After The Party, Crime And Punishment, Blockhouse, Diamonds Are Forever, Catch Me A Spy, Fabian, Z Cars, Count Of Monte Cristo, Me And My Girl, The Reds.
Musicals include the West End production of Cabaret and The House Of Cards. He has sung at Covent Garden, and spent some years with a group singing Russian ballads. gypsy music and street songs, with accompaniment on the Balalaika, at concerts and cabarets around the world.