IMDbPro is now optimized on mobile! Log into IMDbPro on your mobile device to try out our new mobile experience.

Ernie Hudson

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
Oz (1997–2003) | The Crow (1994) | Ghostbusters (1984)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Ernie Hudson Sr. | Earnest L. Hudson | Louis Hudson
BORN 
Dec 17, 1945 (age 69)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

Filmography Filter

Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time (TV Series) King Poseidon (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1 Filming
Past Film & Video (81 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (119 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hot in ClevelandHot in Cleveland (TV Series) Ernie Hudson (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Key and PeeleKey and Peele (TV Series) Dad (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Merry Ex-MasMerry Ex-Mas (TV Movie) Pastor Ed  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Franklin & BashFranklin & Bash (TV Series) Judge Lawrence Perry (4 episodes, 2012–2014)  Less 2012–2014 4
    Show more
  • Primary photo for ScorpionScorpion (TV Series) Brooks (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Pilot (Sep 22, 2014) Brooks  Less
  • Primary photo for The LotteryThe Lottery (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Rizzoli & IslesRizzoli & Isles (TV Series) Admiral Frost (2 episodes, 2011–2014)  Less 2011–2014 2
  • Primary photo for TouchedTouched (TV Movie) Dr. Beck  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Haunted HathawaysHaunted Hathaways (TV Series) Duke Preston (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The MillersThe Millers (TV Series) Walter (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Living the DreamLiving the Dream (TV Movie) Benny  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Mob CityMob City (TV Series) Bunny (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for Dear Secret SantaDear Secret Santa (TV Movie) Pastor Avery  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for DadsDads (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal (TV Series) Commander Randolph Boles (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Transformers PrimeTransformers Prime (TV Series) Agent William Fowler (37 episodes, 2010–2013)  Less 2010–2013 37
    • Deadlock (Jul 27, 2013) Agent William Fowler (voice)  Less
    • Synthesis (Jul 19, 2013) Agent William Fowler (voice)  Less
    • Persuasion (Jul 12, 2013) Agent William Fowler (voice)  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Call Me Crazy: A Five FilmCall Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie) Percy  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Let's Stay TogetherLet's Stay Together (TV Series) Anthony (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Secret Life of the American TeenagerThe Secret Life of the American Teenager (TV Series) Dr. Ken Fields / Dr. Fields (18 episodes, 2008–2013)  Less 2008–2013 18
    Show more
  • Primary photo for BattledogsBattledogs (TV Movie) Max Stevens  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Talent WatchTalent Watch (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Last ResortLast Resort (TV Series) Conrad Buell (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for Guys with KidsGuys with Kids (TV Series) The Judge (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for RecklessReckless (TV Movie) Frank Wolfe  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Modern FamilyModern Family (TV Series) Miles (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 2
  • Primary photo for Beautiful PeopleBeautiful People (TV Movie) Jack  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Hart of DixieHart of Dixie (TV Series) Ernie Hayes (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for NosferajewNosferajew (TV Series) CDC Director (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Dr. Brad McDougall (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for TorchwoodTorchwood (TV Series) Stuart Owens (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for White CollarWhite Collar (TV Series) Mr. Jeffries (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Lt. Al Garner (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Childrens HospitalChildrens Hospital (TV Series) Hubert McGraw (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Frank Gibson (7 episodes, 2009–2010)  Less 2009–2010 7
    Show more
  • Primary photo for HeroesHeroes (TV Series) Captain Lubbock (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for MeteorMeteor (TV Mini-series) Gen. Brasser (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Private PracticePrivate Practice (TV Series) Captain Frank (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for BonesBones (TV Series) David Barron (2 episodes, 2007–2008)  Less 2007–2008 2
  • Primary photo for Final ApproachFinal Approach (TV Movie) Agent Lorenzo Dawson  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for PsychPsych (TV Series) Performer ("We Wish You a Merry Christmas") (1 episode, 2007), William Guster (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Gus's Dad May Have Killed an Old Guy (Dec 7, 2007) William Guster, Performer ("We Wish You a Merry Christmas") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Las VegasLas Vegas (TV Series) Bob Casey (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 2
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Detective Ridley (7 episodes, 2006–2007)  Less 2006–2007 7
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Moses Jones (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • 8:03 AM (Jan 28, 2007) Moses Jones  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ron Clark StoryThe Ron Clark Story (TV Movie) Principal Turner  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Colonel James Gallant (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 2
    • 21 Guns (May 18, 2006) Colonel James Gallant  Less
    • Strange Bedfellows (Mar 30, 2006) Colonel James Gallant  Less
  • Primary photo for Stargate SG-1Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) Pernaux (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Ethon (Feb 3, 2006) Pernaux  Less
  • Primary photo for Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan (TV Series) Colonel Wirth (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell StoryFighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (TV Movie) Perry Beasley  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Lackawanna BluesLackawanna Blues (TV Movie) Dick Barrymore  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for EverwoodEverwood (TV Series) Bill Hoover (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for 10-8: Officers on Duty10-8: Officers on Duty (TV Series) Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes (15 episodes, 2003–2004)  Less 2003–2004 15
    • Wild and the Innocent (Feb 1, 2004) Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes  Less
    • Love Don't Love Nobody (Jan 25, 2004) Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes  Less
    • Gypsy Road (Jan 18, 2004) Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Without a TraceWithout a Trace (TV Series) Manny Aybar (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Kam Li (Mar 13, 2003) Manny Aybar  Less
  • Primary photo for OzOz (TV Series) Warden Leo Glynn (56 episodes, 1997–2003)  Less 1997–2003 56
    Show more
  • Primary photo for A Town Without ChristmasA Town Without Christmas (TV Movie) Ted  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Norm McCloud (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Walking ShadowWalking Shadow (TV Movie) Hawk  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hostage Rescue TeamHostage Rescue Team (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Nowhere to LandNowhere to Land (TV Movie) Danny Gorlin  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Miracle on the 17th GreenMiracle on the 17th Green (TV Movie) Earl Fielder  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Shark AttackShark Attack (TV Movie) Lawrence Rhodes  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Michael Jordan: An American HeroMichael Jordan: An American Hero (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Arli$$Arli$$ (TV Series) Warden Leo Glynn (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Fans First (Jun 21, 1998) Warden Leo Glynn  Less
  • Primary photo for The Gregory Hines ShowThe Gregory Hines Show (TV Series) Jack (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for SupermanSuperman (TV Series) Professor Felix (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Action Figures (Sep 20, 1997) Professor Felix (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Operation Delta ForceOperation Delta Force (TV Movie) Major Tipton  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for CloverClover (TV Movie) Gaten Hill  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Cherokee KidThe Cherokee Kid (TV Movie) Nat Love aka Deadwood Dick  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Tornado!Tornado! (TV Movie) Dr. Joe Branson  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Grace Under FireGrace Under Fire (TV Series) Thad Alford (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Lifestories: Families in CrisisLifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series) Coach Seldon (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Zambini (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Wild PalmsWild Palms (TV Mini-series) Tommy Lazlo (5 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 5
    Show more
  • Primary photo for TribecaTribeca (TV Series) Howard (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Batman: The Animated SeriesBatman: The Animated Series (TV Series) Security Guard (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Joker's Wild (Nov 19, 1992) Security Guard (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ben Stiller ShowThe Ben Stiller Show (TV Series) The Tennis Captain (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Angel StreetAngel Street (TV Movie) Thurman Nickens  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Miss JonesMiss Jones (TV Movie) Evinrude Johnson  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Broken BadgesBroken Badges (TV Series) Toby Baker (7 episodes, 1990–1991)  Less 1990–1991 7
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Cop RockCop Rock (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal MissionThe Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (TV Movie) Joe Hamilton  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Pound PuppiesPound Puppies (TV Series) Police Officer / Lisa's Father / Officer Chauncey (3 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 3
  • Primary photo for Full HouseFull House (TV Series) Reggie 'The Sandman' Martin (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Gimme a Break!Gimme a Break! (TV Series) Prince (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Mike HammerMike Hammer (TV Series) Digger Love (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for It's a LivingIt's a Living (TV Series) Dougie (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Last PrecinctThe Last Precinct (TV Series) Sergeant Lane / Night Train (8 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 8
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Super Powers Team: Galactic GuardiansThe Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (TV Series) Cyborg / Victor Stone (8 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 8
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Love on the RunLove on the Run (TV Movie) Lamar  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for California GirlsCalifornia Girls (TV Movie) Ernie  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Jerry Close (6 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 6
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Cal Freeman (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Women of San QuentinWomen of San Quentin (TV Movie) Charles Wilson  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for WebsterWebster (TV Series) Rudy (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The New Odd CoupleThe New Odd Couple (TV Series) Moses Brown (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Flamingo RoadFlamingo Road (TV Series) Chandler (4 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 4
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Dukes of HazzardThe Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) Avery (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for TaxiTaxi (TV Series) Terry Carver (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Bosom BuddiesBosom Buddies (TV Series) Rochelle (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) William Thomas (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
    • Chicago (Nov 23, 1981) William Thomas  Less
  • Primary photo for Crazy TimesCrazy Times (TV Movie) Harold 'Jazzman' Malloy  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Diff'rent StrokesDiff'rent Strokes (TV Series) Kwame (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for A Matter of Life and DeathA Matter of Life and Death (TV Movie) Mr. Harrison  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Too Close for ComfortToo Close for Comfort (TV Series) Sam Morton (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for White MamaWhite Mama (TV Movie) Counsellor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The $5.20 an Hour DreamThe $5.20 an Hour Dream (TV Movie) Homer Burden  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for SkagSkag (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for One Day at a TimeOne Day at a Time (TV Series) Desk Sergeant (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Detective SchoolDetective School (TV Series) Bombacaa (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Highcliffe ManorHighcliffe Manor (TV Series) Smythe (5 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 5
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The White ShadowThe White Shadow (TV Series) Johnson (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Roots: The Next GenerationsRoots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-series) Muslim at Door (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Incredible HulkThe Incredible Hulk (TV Series) Lee (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Baa Baa Black SheepBaa Baa Black Sheep (TV Series) King George (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Last of the Good GuysLast of the Good Guys (TV Movie) El Coliph  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Jamu (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for KingKing (TV Mini-series) Jack Corbin (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Mad BullMad Bull (TV Movie) Black Bart  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Man from AtlantisMan from Atlantis (TV Series) Minion (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
Self (43 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Conan O'BrienThe Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Gen. Brasser (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Episode #1.26 (Jul 13, 2009) Gen. Brasser (archive footage)  Less
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for GhostbustersGhostbusters (Video Game) Winston Zeddemore (voice)  Less 2009

Filter by:

Select: All | None
Edit Page Submit additional information and/or report errors on this page. If it is approved by IMDb database managers, it will be added to the page in a future update.
Sign up for a free trial to see more.

Get Discovered

Manage your IMDb Profile with your headshots, demo reels, and resume.

Find Your Next Role

Browse hundreds of casting notices and apply directly with your IMDbPro page.

Stay Connected

Get contact info for over 200,000 industry pros and companies.