Kruse was originally studying to become a lawyer, but left during his second year of law school to pursue acting. He has an extensive television, film, commercial/print and theatre resume going back twenty years, including guest star spots on House, Cold Case, Law & Order, etc., and is quite busy developing his one man show for theater and screenplay for productions in New York and LA.
- Appeared with Ivana Milicevic on Banshee
- Appeared with Harry Lennix on Commander in Chief
- Appeared with Leslie Hope on Line of Fire
- Appeared with David Anders and Greg Grunberg on Alias
- Appeared with Christina Vidal in Hotel
- Appeared with Michael Massee in War of the Angels
- Appeared with Meta Golding on Soldier of Fortune, Inc.
- Appeared with Charles Rahi Chun in Double Tap
- Appeared with Andre Braugher in The Tuskegee Airmen
- Appeared with Charles S. Dutton in A Low Down Dirty Shame