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Ernie Hudson Age, Height, Weight, Profession, Family, Net Worth, Wiki, Wife

Who is Ernie Hudson?

Earnest Lee Hudson (December 17, 1945) is an actor from the United States. Warden Leo Glynn on HBO’s Oz (1997–2003) Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters Movies is among his notable Characters.

Hudson also appeared in The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), Airheads (1994), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Congo (1995), Miss Congeniality (2000), and The Ron Clark Story as Principal Turner (2006). Ernie appeared in his role as Winston in the upcoming Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021).

Full Name Ernie Hudson
ProfessionActor, Voice actor, Playwright, Film Producer
Series PlayedGhostbusters, Ghostbusters II, The Crow, God’s Not Dead 2, Congo, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, Miss Congeniality
Popular ForN/A 

Birthday and Zodiac

Age (As in 2021)76 years old
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1945
Zodiac signSagittarius
Birth PlaceBenton Harbour, Michigan, United States


School/University Yale University, Benton Harbor High School, Yale School of Drama, University of Minnesota, Wayne State University

Physical Stats

Height6 feet 1 inches
Eye Color N/A
Weight N/A

Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth (As in 2021)18 million dollars

Family and Relationship

FatherMaggie Donald
Husband/Wife or Boyfriend/ GirlfriendLinda Kingsberg (m. 1985), Jeannie Moore (m. 1963–1976)
ChildrenErnie Hudson Jr., Rahaman Hudson, Ross Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Rahaman
SiblingsLewis Husdon

Social Media

Social MediaInstagramTwitter

Ernie Hudson Biography TimeLine

Ernie Hudson is an American actor best known for his roles in popular films such as “Ghostbusters” and “The Crow.” He began his career in the 1970s and has since appeared in numerous movies, television shows, and stage productions. Ernie Hudson has had a long and successful career in the entertainment industry, appearing in a wide variety of films, television shows, and stage productions. He is perhaps best known for his role in the “Ghostbusters” franchise, but he has also had memorable performances in other popular films such as “The Crow” and “Sully.” Hudson continues to act in both film and television, and his work has earned him a loyal following of fans.

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December 17, 1945: Ernie Hudson is born in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

1963-1964: Hudson attends Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

1967: Hudson serves in the United States Marine Corps.

1970s: Hudson moves to New York City to pursue a career in acting. He works odd jobs to support himself while auditioning for roles.

1976: Hudson makes his film debut in “Leadbelly.”

1980: Hudson appears in the Broadway production of “The Great White Hope.”

1984: Hudson lands his breakthrough role as Winston Zeddemore in the hit film “Ghostbusters.”

1987: Hudson stars in the film “The Principal” alongside James Belushi.

1990: Hudson appears in “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “Leviathan.”

1992: Hudson plays the role of Monroe Kelly in “The Adventures of Huck Finn.”

1994: Hudson appears in the film “Speechless” and begins his recurring role as Warden Leo Glynn on the HBO series “Oz.”

1996: Hudson appears in the film “The Crow” and in the television series “Touched by an Angel.”

1997: Hudson stars in the film “Hoodlum” alongside Laurence Fishburne and Tim Roth.

1998: Hudson appears in the film “Best of the Best: Without Warning.”

2000: Hudson stars in the television series “The Secret World of Alex Mack” and appears in the film “Miss Congeniality.”

2003: Hudson appears in the film “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous.”

2006: Hudson stars in the television series “Desperate Housewives” and appears in the film “The Ron Clark Story.”

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2007: Hudson appears in the film “The Man in the Silo.”

2010: Hudson appears in the film “Elephant White” and begins his recurring role as Ernie on the television series “Modern Family.”

2014: Hudson appears in the film “Sully” and in the television series “Grace and Frankie.”

2016: Hudson appears in the film “Ghostbusters: Answer the Call.”

2018: Hudson stars in the film “The Family Business” and appears in the television series “Lethal Weapon.”

Ernie Hudson Physical Appearance: Age / Height/ Weight

Talking about his age, he is 75 years old as of today’s date (October 8 2021), having been born on December 17, 1945. Immense, at 6′ 1′′ in height and 183 cm in length, he weighed around 154 lb in weight and 70 kg in lоgrаm.

Ernie Hudson Personal life and family

Hudson was born in the Michigan town of Benton Harbor. His father was someone he had never met. When he was two months old, his mother, Maggie (Donald), died of TB. Arena Donald, his maternal grandmother, raised him after that.

Hudson graduated from high school but was medically discharged after only three months due to asthma. After relocating to Detroit, Michigan, he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the country’s oldest black theatre group. He went to Wayne State University to strengthen his writing and acting abilities, and he graduated in 1973. He founded the Actors’ Ensemble Theatre, where he and other gifted young black authors directed and starred in their productions. Before leaving to act in a theatre production of The Great White Hope, he was enrolled in a doctoral program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He went on to Yale School of Drama to pursue a Master of Fine Arts in acting but dropped out after a year to star in Leadbelly.

Hudson’s first wife is Jeannie Moore, and she married in 1963 when she was sixteen, and he was eighteen years old. Ernie Hudson Jr. and Rahaman Hudson were their two children, and his brother was named Lewis Husdon. When Ernie and Jeanie split in 1976, their sons relocated to California to live with Hudson. Hudson married Linda Kingsberg, a former flight attendant, in 1985, and they had two boys, Andrew and Ross.

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Ernie Hudson Career and opportunities

Penitentiary II (1982), starring Leon Isaac Kennedy, was one of Hudson’s early films. He’s appeared in episodes of The Dukes of Hazzard and The A-Team as a guest star. In a first-season episode of the television show Fantasy Island, he played Jamu, a voodoo man. In the feature film Ghostbusters and its sequel, Hudson played Winston Zeddemore, who joins the Ghostbusters. He also auditioned for Ray Stantz in the animated series The Real Ghostbusters, but Arsenio Hall was cast instead. In The Rocks the Cradle, he played the mentally challenged handyman Solomon, who was a prominent supporting character (1992).

Hudson was cast in HBO’s Oz as Warden Leo Glynn. On Oz, his son Ernie Hudson Jr. played Muslim inmate Hamid Khan alongside him. Husdon gave the most robust performance in Congo (1995) as Munro and The Crow as Police Sergeant Albrecht (1994). In A Stranger in the Kingdom, he played a preacher who, in the 1950s, opened the eyes of a tiny town’s prejudice. Earnest Lee Hudson is well recognized for his appearance in Miss Congeniality’s feature film as Harry McDonald, Sandra Bullock’s FBI boss (2000).

He plays Pernaux in the Stargate SG-1 episode “Ethon.” Hudson also starred in the film The Basketball Diaries as Reggie (1995).In 2006, he played Principal Turner in the television movie The Ron Clark Story. In the 2011 film Torchwood: Miracle Day, he played Stuart Owens. Earnest Lee Hudson was cast in a recurring role as Jacob, an organic farmer Frankie Bergstein’s (Lily Tomlin) romantic interest in the comedy Grace and Frankie, beginning in 2015. Hudson played Bill Jenkins, the uncle of Leslie Jones’ primary character Patty Tolan, in the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot. In August 2019, he confirmed his participation in Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife, alongside original cast members Sigourney Weaver, Bill Murray, and Annie Potts, who would be released in November 2021.

Ernie Hudson Social Media

Ernie is hardly active on his Instagram accounts, with 552 followers and 60 following her Instagram accounts.

Ernie Hudson Net Worth

Hе amеriсаn асtоr Ernie Hudson hаs аn еstimаtеd nеt wоrth оf рrоbаblу оvеr $18 million in 2021. Yоu tаrrеd hundrеds оf film аnd series, аnd thаt wаs thе mаn sоurсе оf his milliоns.

Did You Know?

  • His children’s names are Ernie Hudson Jr., Rahaman Hudson, Ross Hudson and Andrew Hudson, Rahaman.
  • Hudson’s net worth is 18 million dollars.
  • His brother’s name is Lewis Husdon.
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