He was born in the borough of Brooklyn.
Nicola Cuti worked as editor, artist and writer for such distinguished comic book companies as DC, Marvel, Charlton and Warren(publisher of "Creepy" and "Vampirella" comics). He created numerous characters including superhero "E-Man", still being published today and the underground classic , "Moonie", which has appeared in men's magazines in full color and in fine collections as Mark Estren's scholarly book "A History of the Underground Comics". He is a two time winner of the Ray Bradbury Award for writing excellence.
Later, Nick moved his wife and daughter to California where he began a new career in animation as a background designer. He was employed by studios such as Disney, Universal, Warner Brothers, Marvel Films, Graz Entertainment, Sunbow and Sony Pictures on the following projects "Conan", "Gargoyles", "Jungle Cubs", "Dilbert", "Biker Mice From Mars", "Exo-Squad", "101 Dalmations" and "Starship Troopers".
For the past decade his interests have turned to live action and screen writing where he has been developing a live action series "Captain Cosmos, the Last STARveyer" a science fiction/science fact adventure program for children. "Cosmos" has won the KIDS FIRST! seal of approval for excellence in children's video and has been selected for the Kids First! Film Festival. He is also working with an independent movie company, Creature Productions, where he has produced and written three movies for them, "The Gray Ghosts" "Planet of the Reptiles" and "Grub" and has written several screenplays for their future productions.