An American actor known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Warden Leo Glynn on HBO's Oz, and Sergeant Albrecht in The Crow.

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An American actor known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Warden Leo Glynn on HBO's Oz, and Sergeant Albrecht in The Crow.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ernie Hudson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 157

Birthday 1945-12-17

Place of Birth Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA

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Also Known As

  • Ernest Lee "Ernie" Hudson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Family Business as L.C. Duncan
Mr. Beebee as Wayne Proctor
2019 Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters as Himself
2018 Nappily Ever After as Richard Jones
2017 APB (12 episodes) as Ned Conrad
2016 Heaven Sent as Donatello
2016 Infinity Train as Atticus (voice)
2016 Graves (9 episodes) as Jacob Mann
2016 Lethal Weapon (1 episode) as Hank Peterson
2016 Spaceman as Joe
2016 Ghostbusters as Uncle Bill
2016 The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure as Ivan Stumpwater
2016 Ghostheads as Himself
2016 God's Not Dead 2 as Judge Stennis
2016 Batman: Bad Blood as Lucius Fox (voice)
2015 Grace and Frankie (65 episodes) as Jacob
2015 Gallows Road as Bob Collins
2014 Merry Ex-Mas as Pastor Ed
2014 Touched as Dr. Beck
2014 Scorpion (1 episode) as Brooks
2014 The Grim Sleeper as Detective Gerry Claymar
2014 Showing Up as Himself
2013 Dear Secret Santa as Pastor Avery
2013 Reckless as Frank Wolfe
2013 Doonby as Leroy Jackson
2013 Turning Point as Joe Johnson
2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film as Percy
2013 Battledogs as Max Stevens
2012 Ambush at Dark Canyon as Cyrus Parker
2012 Deer Crossing as Captain Bailey
2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 - Viva La Fiesta! as Pedro (voice)
2011 Once Upon a Time (1 episode) as King Poseidon
2011 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 as Pedro (voice)
2010 Game of Death as Clarence
2010 Transformers: Prime (39 episodes) as Agent William Fowler
2010 Blue Bloods (1 episode) as Darryl Ward
2010 Stasis as Stranger
2010 Rizzoli & Isles (1 episode) as Admiral Frost
2010 Hot in Cleveland (1 episode)
2010 Machete Joe as Sheriff Taylor
2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball as Anthony Vejar
2009 White Collar (1 episode) as Mr. Jeffries
2009 Celebrity Ghost Stories (1 episode)
2009 Modern Family (1 episode) as Miles
2009 Meteor (2 episodes) as Gen. Brasser
2009 Pastor Brown as Deacon Harold Todd
2009 Dragonball Evolution as Master Mutaito
2009 Confessions of an Action Star as himself
2008 The Secret Life of the American Teenager (3 episodes)
2008 Final Approach as Agent Lorenzo Dawson
2007 Private Practice (1 episode)
2007 All Hat as Jackson Jones
2007 Nobel Son as Sgt. Bill Canega
2006 Heroes (3 episodes) as Captain Lubbock
2006 The Ron Clark Story as Principal Turner
2006 Psych (1 episode) as William Guster
2006 Hood of Horror as Roscoe
2005 How I Met Your Mother (1 episode)
2005 Bones (2 episodes) as David Barron
2005 Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story as Perry Beasley
2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as FBI Asst. Director Harry McDonald
2005 Lackawanna Blues as Dick Barrymore
2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School as Blake Rische
2004 Desperate Housewives (26 episodes)
2004 Clifford's Really Big Movie as P.T.
2003 10-8: Officers on Duty (15 episodes)
2003 Cold Case (1 episode)
2003 Las Vegas (2 episodes)
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2002 Everwood (1 episode)
2001 A Town Without Christmas as Ted
2001 Crossing Jordan (1 episode)
2001 Walking Shadow as Hawk
2000 Miss Congeniality as Harry McDonald
2000 Paper Bullets as Detective Ron Mills
2000 Everything's Jake as Jake
2000 The Watcher as FBI Special Agent in Charge Mike Ibby
2000 Red Letters as Detective Glen Teal
2000 Nowhere to Land as Danny Gorlin
1999 A Stranger in the Kingdom as Rev. Walter Andrews
1999 Shark Attack as Lawrence Rhodes
1999 Interceptors as Major
1999 Hijack as Senator Douglas Wilson
1999 Michael Jordan: An American Hero
1999 Stealth Fighter as President Westwood
1998 October 22 as Arthur
1998 Butter as Curtis '8-Ball' Harris
1998 Best of the Best 4: Without Warning as Detective Gresko
1998 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1 episode) as Albrecht
1997 Clover as Gaten Hill
1997 The View (1 episode)
1997 Stargate SG-1 (1 episode) as Pernaux
1997 Fakin' Da Funk as Joe Lee
1997 Oz (56 episodes) as Leo Glynn
1997 Levitation as Downbeat
1997 Operation Delta Force as Major Tipton
1996 The Cherokee Kid as Nat Love aka Deadwood Dick
1996 Just Your Luck as Willie
1996 Superman: The Animated Series (2 episodes)
1996 For Which He Stands as DEA Agent Baxter
1996 Tornado! as Dr. Joe Branson
1996 The Substitute as Claude Rolle
1995 Congo as Captain Munro Kelly
1995 The Basketball Diaries as Reggie
1994 Speechless as Ventura
1994 ER (2 episodes)
1994 Airheads as Sergeant O'Malley
1994 The Cowboy Way as Officer Sam 'Mad Dog' Shaw
1994 The Crow as Sergeant Albrecht
1994 No Escape as Hawkins
1994 Sugar Hill as Lolly Jonas
1993 Wild Palms (6 episodes) as Tommy Lazlo
1992 The Ben Stiller Show (1 episode)
1992 Angel Street as Thurman Nickens
1992 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle as Solomon
1990 Broken Badges (8 episodes) as Toby Baker
1990 Law & Order (4 episodes) as Frank Gibson
1990 Twin Peaks (2 episodes) as Colonel Davis
1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1 episode)
1989 Ghostbusters II as Winston Zeddemore
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1989 Leviathan as Justin Jones
1989 Trapper County War
1988 The Wrong Guys as Dawson
1988 The Dirty Dozen (1 episode) as Joe Hamilton
1988 Collision Course as Shortcut
1988 The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission as Joe Hamilton
1987 Weeds as Bagdad
1987 Full House (1 episode) as Reggie "The Sandman" Martin
1986 The Real Ghostbusters (1 episode)
1986 The Last Precinct (8 episodes) as Sergeant Lane
1985 Love on the Run as Lamar
1985 The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (10 episodes)
1984 Joy of Sex as Mr. Porter
1984 Ghostbusters as Winston Zeddmore
1983 Going Berserk as Jerome Willy Muhammed
1983 Webster (1 episode)
1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone as Washington
1983 The A-Team (1 episode) as Cal Freeman
1983 Two of a Kind as Det. Skaggs
1982 St. Elsewhere (6 episodes)
1982 Penitentiary II as Half Dead
1981 Crazy Times as Harold 'Jazzman' Malloy
1980 The Jazz Singer as Heckler
1980 Bosom Buddies (1 episode)
1980 The Octagon as Quinine
1980 Flamingo Road (2 episodes)
1980 White Mama as Counsellor
1979 Detective School (1 episode)
1979 The Main Event as Killer
1979 Highcliffe Manor (6 episodes) as Smythe
1978 The White Shadow (1 episode)
1978 Diff'rent Strokes (1 episode)
1978 The Incredible Hulk (1 episode)
1976 The Human Tornado as Bo
1976 Leadbelly as Archie (as Earnest L. Hudson)
1974 Little House on the Prairie (1 episode)

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