Ernie Hudson is a famous American actor. Ernie Hudson is known for his roles in Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Sergeant Darryl Albrecht in The Crow, Warden Leo Glynn on HBO’s Oz, and many more.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Education
Earnest Lee Hudson was born on December 17, 1945, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, U.S.A. He is currently 76 years old. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. This personality never knew his father.
Hudson’s mother is Enal Hutson who died of tuberculosis when he was two months old. Hence, he was raised by his maternal grandmother, Arrana Donald.
Moreover, he joined the United States Marine Corps immediately after high school but was discharged after only three months due to asthma.
Later, he enrolled at Wayne State University to further develop his writing and acting skills, graduating in 1973.
Further, he studied toward a Master of Fine Arts in acting at Yale School of Drama but left after a year to appear in Leadbelly.
Ernie Hudson married his first wife, Jeannie Moore, in 1963. They married when Jeannie was sixteen and he was eighteen. The couple had two sons named Ernie Hudson Jr. and Rahaman Hudson.
Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 1976. Moreover, their sons moved to live with Hudson in California when they divorced.
This personality married former flight attendant Linda Kingsberg in 1985. They had two sons named Andrew and Ross.
Hudson has a well-maintained body. He has a lean and healthy body. Hudson has a caring and loving personality. This personality is around 6 feet and 1 inch tall.
He weighs around 50kg. Likewise, the information regarding his other body measurements is unknown. Therefore, he has black hair and brown eyes.
Career and Professional Life
Ernie Hudson is a famous American actor. He is best known for his roles in Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Sergeant Darryl Albrecht in The Crow, Warden Leo Glynn on HBO’s Oz, and many more.
Hence, he gained fame playing Winston Zeddemore, who enlists with the Ghostbusters in the feature film Ghostbusters and its 1989 sequel.
In addition, he also auditioned to reprise the role for the animated series named The Real Ghostbusters, but it was given to Arsenio Hall.
Further, he had a major supporting role as the mentally challenged handyman Solomon in The Hand that Rocks the Cradle.
This personality appeared in the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot, playing Bill Jenkins, the uncle of Leslie Jones’ lead character Pattie Tolan.
Moreover, he began starring in L.A.’s Finest, playing the estranged father of Gabrielle Union’s character.
The actor called it “a very different show”, citing the duality of having to protect people as a member of law enforcement while having unresolved relationships that need to be reconciled.
Furthermore, he confirmed his involvement in Ghostbusters: Afterlife directed by Jason Reitman, joining the original cast members, in August 2019.
Likewise, on March 8, 2022, Hudson was announced as the co-lead in NBC’s Quantum Leap reboot.
Hudson has earned a lot of money from his successful acting career. His net worth is around $5 million. However, information regarding his salary is behind the curtains.
Talking about his social media presence, he is active on many social media. He joined Twitter in May 2012 and has around 36K followers on his Twitter handle @Ernie_Hudson.
Likewise, on his Instagram handle @ernie_hudson, he has 19.4K followers. Similarly, on his Facebook account, he has 349K followers.