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Encyclopedia > Ernie Hudson
Ernie Hudson
Born December 17, 1945 (1945-12-17) (age 61)
Flag of United States Benton Harbor, Michigan
Notable roles Winston Zeddemore in Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II
Warden Leo Glynn in Oz
Sgt. Albrecht in The Crow

Ernie Hudson (born December 17, 1945) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, and as Sergeant Albrecht in the cult movie The Crow. December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945and died 2007 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Benton Harbor is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. State of Michigan. ... Winston Zeddemore (b. ... Ghostbusters is a 1984 sci-fi comedy film about three eccentric New York City parapsychologists. ... Ghostbusters II is the 1989 sequel to Ghostbusters (1984). ... Oz was the first one-hour dramatic television series to be produced by HBO. The show, which aired for six seasons (1997-2003), was created by Tom Fontana and produced by Barry Levinson. ... The Crow is a 1994 American film adaptation of the comic book of the same name by James OBarr (who himself makes a cameo in the film). ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945and died 2007 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Winston Zeddemore (b. ... Ghostbusters is a 1984 sci-fi comedy film about three eccentric New York City parapsychologists. ... The Crow is a 1994 American film adaptation of the comic book of the same name by James OBarr (who himself makes a cameo in the film). ...

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Biography

Early life

Hudson was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan to Maggie Donald, who died of tuberculosis when Hudson was four months old; Hudson never knew his father. He was subsequently raised by his maternal grandmother, Arrana Donald. He has a half-brother, Lewis Hudson. After a short time in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest Black Theatre company in the country. In addition, he enrolled at Wayne State University to further develop his writing and acting skills, and found time to establish the Actors' Emsemble Theatre where he and other talented young black writers directed and appeared in their own works, before enrolling and subsequently graduating from Yale School of Drama. Benton Harbor is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. State of Michigan. ... Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for Tubercle Bacillus) is a common and deadly infectious disease that is caused by mycobacteria, primarily Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Wayne State University (Detroit, MI 48202) is located in Detroit, Michigan, in the citys Midtown Cultural Center. ... Yale School of Drama traces its roots to the Yale Dramatic Association, the second oldest college theatre association in the country, founded in 1900. ...


Career

Hudson played Winston Zeddemore, a firefighter who enlists with the Ghostbusters in the 1984 film Ghostbusters, as well as Warden Leo Glynn on HBO's Oz. On Oz, his son Ernie Hudson Jr. co-starred with him as Muslim inmate Hamid Khan. He appeared as the character, Munro, in Congo and he starred in the 1994 film The Crow as Sergeant Albrecht. He is also known as Harry McDonald, the FBI superior of Sandra Bullock in Miss Congeniality. One of Mr. Hudson's early films was in 'Penitentiary' in the late '70s starring Leon Issac Kennedy. He was also in the Stargate episode Ethon as "Pernaux". He had a semi major role as the mentally challenged "Solomon" in The Hand that Rocks the Cradle. Winston Zeddemore (b. ... It has been suggested that Firefighter Assist and Search Team be merged into this article or section. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Ghostbusters is a 1984 sci-fi comedy film about three eccentric New York City parapsychologists. ... Warden Leo Glynn Leo Glynn (played by Ernie Hudson) is the warden of the Oswald state correctional facility on the HBO drama Oz. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ... Oz was the first one-hour dramatic television series to be produced by HBO. The show, which aired for six seasons (1997-2003), was created by Tom Fontana and produced by Barry Levinson. ... Hamid Khan played by Ernie Hudson Jr. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The Crow is a 1994 American film adaptation of the comic book of the same name by James OBarr (who himself makes a cameo in the film). ... Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26, 1964) is an American film actress. ... Miss Congeniality is a 2000 comedy film/thriller film directed by Donald Petrie, starring Sandra Bullock. ... A prison is a place in which people are confined and deprived of a range of liberties. ... Ethon is an episode of the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. ... The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is a 1992 thriller starring Rebecca De Mornay as a vengeful nanny out to destroy a naïve woman and steal her family. ...


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Ernie Hudson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (225 words)
Ernie Hudson (born December 17, 1945) is an African-American actor.
After a short stint in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest Black Theatre company in the country.
Hudson's early films was in 'Penitentiary' in the late '70s starring Leon Issac Kennedy.
Ernie Hudson - definition of Ernie Hudson in Encyclopedia (79 words)
Ernie Hudson - definition of Ernie Hudson in Encyclopedia
Ernie Hudson (born December 17, 1945) is an American actor.
He played Winston Zeddemore, a firefighter who enlists with the Ghostbusters in the 1984 film, as well as Warden Leo Glynn on HBO's Oz.
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