Ernie Hudson is a popular American actor. He is a senior and respected actor who has a career that spans over 40 years now. Ernie is loved by fans all over the world as he has always chosen diverse roles to entertain them. His most noteworthy works have been Winston Zeddemore in Ghostbusters. People also loved him for playing Warden Leo Glynn in the HBO series Oz. If this isn’t enough he has also starred in many superhero films too. Are you interested to know more about this talented actor read on the following details?
Bio and Early Life
Ernie was born on December 17th, 1945, and is 75 years old currently. He was born and raised in Michigan. His mother died when he was only two months old and you will be surprised to know that he has never met his father. He had no involvement in Ernie’s life. Many people might not know that he was born and raised by his maternal grandmother. His height is six feet and one inch while his weight is 50 kgs.
Before starting school he got entry into United States Marine Corps but had to discharge only after three months. He was suffering from asthma and suddenly gained a lot of interest in acting. After some time he got enrolled into Wayne State University and completed a degree in writing and drama. The screenwriters and actors were very popular during that time so he chose this profession.
The total net worth of Ernie is revealed to be $5 million. He has been an active actor, voice actor, writer, and film producer for over 40 years now. As he is one of the richest actors in the industry he likes to lead a luxurious life. He has a big mansion and likes to keep a big collection of cars.
Marriage, Kids, Relationships
Ernie has always been very close to his brother Lewis Hudson. He has been in a long-term relationship with Linda Kongsberg and they got married. However, after few years, they got a divorce. He got married to Jeannie Moore but they also parted ways in 1976 itself. He is blessed with four children and that is because of two marriages.
Ernie wanted to have a good career in acting after completing his education. He has a long span of a 40-year career and always done diverse roles. Nearly all the big films he has done have become a big hit. Fans all over the globe can easily connect with his characters as he performs well. He was nominated for all the big awards and has won a lot of them in his career. Most of the films have made a big box office business of $140 million. Here are some of the films and shows he has done so far.
- The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
- Broken Badges
- Wild Palms
- Tales from the Crypt
- The Ben Stiller Show
- Grace under Fire
- The Crow
- Sugar Hill
- The Basketball Diaries
- The Congo
- Fakin’ Da Funk