Rudolf Schundler was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Schundler worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including the Ellen Burstyn and Max von Sydow hit "The Exorcist" (1973) and "Im Lauf der Zeit" with Rudiger Vogler (1976). Schundler then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "Suspiria" (1977), "The American Friend" (1977) and the romance "Just a Gigolo" (1978) with David Bowie. He also appeared in "Kalte Heimat" (1978). Later in his career, Schundler acted in the Klaus Grunberg experimental "Atherrausch" (1988).