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Burt Cummings is a minor antagonist of Army of the Dead. He's a corrupt security guard from a survivor camp using his power to extort women for sex.
He is portrayed by Theo Rossi, who is best known for playing Juice Ortiz in Sons of Anarchy.
Nothing is known about his life before the outbreak, aside from that he was a security guard working in Las Vegas. After the city became decimated by an outbreak of zombies, Cummings was assigned to patrol the refugee camps outside Vegas. He was also tasked to control any refugees and see if they didn't display signs of aggression and fever; if they did, Cummings was authorized to have them eliminated so to prevent any outbreak within the camps. He, however, was corrupt to the core and used his power to extort vulnerable women for sex, threatening to have them killed if they did not comply. He also antagonized Kate Ward and Geeta, especially Kate, several times before the heist.
At one point, Scott Ward, Kate's father, is asked by Bly Tanaka, a powerful billionaire to retrieve the billionaire's money in his own casino, which is located within the infested zone. Scott assembles his team but realizes that he needs another volunteer. Cummings came by and accepts with enthusiasm his proposition; Scott agrees to take Cummings along in the heist, unaware that Cummings was stalking his daughter and the latter said nothing. Cummings then took a weaponized circular saw but was intimidated by Vanderohe, one of the robbers, to give it up to him and never pick it up again.
When the gang penetrated within the city, Lily, one of the robbers, told the group that they had to sacrifice one of them in order to make a truce with the zombies. She then came close to Cummings, shot him in the genitals, and tied his hands behind his back so that he can't escape. Cummings supplied the team to help him, but he was taken away by one of the zombies, allowing the group to continue.
Much later, when Kate found Geeta, who had been kidnapped by Zeus (the zombie's leaders) she also found Cummings, who had been turned into an Alpha (an intelligent and fast) zombie by Zeus. Cummings attempted to bite Kate but she shot him in the head, killing him for good.
Cummings was a sadistic pervert that liked to abuse his power and namely to extort and bully vulnerable women for sex, threatening to have them killed if they didn't comply. He was also greedy, not thinking twice into volunteering for the heist, regardless of the dangers of doing so. He also tended to underestimate women in general and could be fooled easily, as seen when Lily seemingly flirted with him, only to shot him in the genitals. He was also very cowardly and dared to ask for help even when Lily revealed to the gang how much of a creep he was. Once turned as a zombie, he became extremely feral and out for blood, immediately attacking Kate and Geeta upon stumbling on them.