List of Ernie Hudson Movies

Team Anfotimes 27 Dec 2023 11:12 am
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Ernie Hudson.

Ernie Hudson, born on December 17, 1945, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, is an accomplished American actor celebrated for his diverse roles across film and television. Hudson's early life was marked by challenges, including the loss of his mother to tuberculosis when he was just two months old. Raised by his maternal grandmother, Arrana Donald, Hudson's path led him to join the U.S. Marine Corps after high school. However, due to asthma, he was medically discharged after three months. Undeterred, Hudson pursued his passion for the arts, becoming the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest black theater company in the United States. After enrolling at Wayne State University and later studying acting at Yale School of Drama, Hudson embarked on a remarkable career that spans several decades. One of Hudson's breakthrough roles came in 1984 when he portrayed Winston Zeddemore in the iconic film "Ghostbusters." His portrayal of the character continued in the 1989 sequel, "Ghostbusters II," and he reprised the role in the 2016 remake and "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" in 2021. This role not only solidified his place in popular culture but also showcased his ability to seamlessly blend humor and charisma.

Hudson's versatility is evident in his filmography, which includes notable films such as "Leviathan" (1989), "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" (1992), "The Crow" (1994), "Airheads" (1994), "Congo" (1995), and "Miss Congeniality" (2000). His performances in diverse genres, from horror to comedy, highlight his adaptability as an actor. Television has also played a significant role in Hudson's career. He portrayed Warden Leo Glynn on HBO's critically acclaimed series "Oz" from 1997 to 2003, leaving a lasting impact on audiences with his compelling performance. Hudson's television credits extend to shows like "Desperate Housewives" (2006–2007), "Grace and Frankie" (2015–2020), and "L.A.'s Finest" (2019–2020).

In 2022, Hudson joined the cast of the NBC drama "Quantum Leap," showcasing his enduring presence on the small screen. His ability to connect with audiences and bring depth to his characters remains a hallmark of his career. Ernie Hudson's personal life has seen its share of ups and downs. Married to Jeannie Moore in 1963, they had two sons, Ernie Hudson Jr. and Rahaman Hudson. After their divorce in 1976, Hudson took custody of their sons. In 1985, he married Linda Kingsberg, and they had two sons, Andrew and Ross.

Beyond his acting career, Hudson is recognized for his resilience, dedication to his craft, and the emotional depth he brings to his roles. As he continues to contribute to the entertainment industry, Ernie Hudson remains a beloved figure, celebrated for his talent and the indelible mark he has left on film and television.


Ernie Hudson All Movies List

Year Title Role
1976 Leadbelly Archie
1976 The Human Tornado Bo
1979 The Main Event Killer
1980 Joni Earl
1980 The Octagon Quinine
1980 The Jazz Singer Heckler
1981 Underground Aces African General
1982 Penitentiary II 'Half Dead'
1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Washington
1983 Going Berserk Muhammed Jerome Willy
1983 Two of a Kind Detective Skaggs
1984 Ghostbusters Winston Zeddemore
1984 National Lampoon's Joy of Sex Mr. Porter
1987 Weeds Bagdad
1988 The Wrong Guys Dawson
1989 Leviathan Justin Jones
1989 Collision Course 'Shortcut'
1989 Trapper County War Jefferson Carter
1989 Ghostbusters II Winston Zeddemore
1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Solomon
1993 The Pitch Vet
1994 Sugar Hill Lolly Jonas
1994 The Crow Sergeant Daryl Albrecht
1994 No Escape Hawkins
1994 The Cowboy Way Officer Sam 'Mad Dog' Shaw
1994 Airheads Sergeant O'Malley
1994 Speechless Dan Ventura
1995 The Basketball Diaries Reggie
1995 Congo Captain Monroe Kelly
1996 The Substitute Principal Claude Rolle
1996 For Which He Stands DEA Agent Baxter
1996 Just Your Luck Willie
1997 Levitation 'Downbeat'
1997 Fakin' da Funk Joe Lee
1997 Mr. Magoo CIA Agent Gus Anders
1997 A Stranger in the Kingdom Reverend Walter Andrews
1998 Butter Curtis '8 Ball' Harris
1998 Best of the Best 4: Without Warning Detective Gresko
1998 Hijack Senator Douglas Wilson
1998 October 22 Arthur
1999 Interceptor Major McKenzie
1999 Stealth Fighter President Westwood
1999 Paper Bullets Detective Ron Mills
1999 Lillie Larry Miller
2000 Everything's Jake Jake
2000 Red Letters Detective Glen Teal
2000 The Watcher FBI Special Agent Mike Ibby
2000 Miss Congeniality FBI Assistant Director Harry McDonald
2003 Anne B. Real Principal Davis
2004 Clifford's Really Big Movie P.T.
2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Blake Rische
2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous FBI Assistant Director Harry McDonald
2005 Bathsheba Nathan
2005 Halfway Decent Tom
2006 Hood of Horror Roscoe
2007 Certifiably Jonathan Museum Guard
2007 Nobel Son Sergeant Bill Canega
2007 All Hat Jackson Jones
2008 Pie'n Burger Cedric
2008 Lonely Street Captain Morgan
2009 Balancing the Books Detective Carter
2009 Dragonball Evolution Sifu Norris
2009 Pastor Brown Deacon Harold Todd
2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball FBI Special Agent Anthony Vejar
2010 Machete Joe Sheriff Taylor
2010 Stasis Stranger
2010 Game of Death Catholic Priest
2011 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Pedro
2011 Sugarwheels Prof. Zaccharine Ragus PhD
2011 Deep Blue Breath Lord Vater
2012 Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy Ivan Stumpwater
2012 Dinner Date Man
2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta! Pedro
2012 Deer Crossing Captain Bailey
2012 Dark Canyon Cyrus Parker
2012 Turning Point Joe Johnson
2013 Doonby Leroy
2013 Adonis Chick Magnet CEO
2014 The Grim Sleeper Detective Claymar
2014 You're Not You John
2014 Merry Ex-Mas Pastor Ed
2014 The Last Song Guest
2015 Gallows Road Bob Collins
2016 The Man in the Silo Marcus Wells
2016 Batman: Bad Blood Lucius Fox
2016 God's Not Dead 2 Judge Robert Stennis
2016 Ghostbusters Uncle Bill Jenkins
2016 Spaceman Joe
2016 Infinity Train Atticus
2017 High & Outside: A Baseball Noir Sanzone
2018 Nappily Ever After Richard Jones
2019 Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Himself
2020 I Love You... Forever George Henry
2021 Redemption Day Ed Paxton
2021 Ghostbusters: Afterlife Winston Zeddemore
2021 Beebo Saves Christmas Santa Claus
2022 Prisoner's Daughter Hank
2023 Champions Coach Phil Peretti
2023 The Retirement Plan Joseph
2024 Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Winston Zeddemore


Year Title Role
1977 Man from Atlantis Minion
1977 Mad Bull Bart 'Black Bart'
1978 Last of the Good Guys El Coliph
1978 King Jack Corbin
1978 Fantasy Island Jamu
1978 Winners Ted
1978 Baa Baa Black Sheep George 'King George'
1979 The Incredible Hulk Lee
1979 Roots: The Next Generations Muslim at Door
1979 The White Shadow Johnson
1979 Detective School Bombacaa
1979 One Day at a Time Desk Sergeant
1979 Highcliffe Manor Smythe
1980 Skag  
1980 Too Close for Comfort Sam Morton
1980 The $5.20 an Hour Dream Homer Burden
1980 White Mama Counsellor
1981 A Matter of Life and Death Mr. Harrison
1981 Crazy Times Harold 'Jazzman' Malloy
1981 Diff'rent Strokes Kwame
1981 Little House on the Prairie William Thomas
1981 Bosom Buddies Rochelle
1981 Taxi Terry Carver
1982 The Dukes of Hazzard Avery
1982 Flamingo Road Chandler
1982 The New Odd Couple Moses Brown
1983 Webster Rudy
1983 The A-Team Cal Freeman
1983 Women of San Quentin Charles Wilson
1984 St. Elsewhere Jerry Close
1985 The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians Victor Stone / Cyborg
1985 California Girls Ernie
1985 Love on the Run Lamar
1986 The Last Precinct Sergeant 'Night Train' Lane
1986 It's a Living Dougie
1986 Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Digger Love
1987 Gimme a Break! Prince
1987 Full House Reggie 'The Sandman' Martin
1987 Pound Puppies Additional Voices
1988 The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission Joseph Hamilton
1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Himself
1990 An Evening at the Improv Himself / Host
1990 Cop Rock Commander Warren Osborne
1990–1991 Broken Badges Toby Baker
1992 Angel Street Thurman Nickens
1992 The Ben Stiller Show Tennis Captain
1992 Batman: The Animated Series Security Guard
1993 TriBeCa Howard
1993 Wild Palms Tommy Lazlo
1993 Angel Street Thurman Nickens
1993 Tales from the Crypt Zambini
1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis Coach Seldon
1996 Tornado! Dr. Joe Branson
1996 The Cherokee Kid Nat Love / Deadwood Dick
1997 Operation Delta Force Tipton
1997 Superman: The Animated Series Professor Felix
1997–2003 Oz Warden Leo Glynn
1997 Clover Gaten Hill
1998 The Gregory Hines Show Jack
1998 Arli$$ Warden Leo Glynn
1999 Michael Jordan: An American Hero James R. Jordan Sr.
1999 Shark Attack Lawrence Rhodes
1999 Miracle on the 17th Green Earl Fielder
2000 Nowhere to Land Danny Gorlin
2000 Intimate Portrait Himself
2001 Touched by an Angel Norm McCloud
2001 Walking Shadow 'Hawk'
2001 A Town Without Christmas Ted
2003 Without a Trace Manny Aybar
2003–2004 10-8: Officers on Duty Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes
2004 Everwood Bill Hoover
2005 Lackawanna Blues Dick Barrymore
2005 Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story Perry Beasley
2006 Celebrity Paranormal Project Himself
2006 Crossing Jordan Colonel Wirth
2006 Stargate SG-1 Commander Goran Pernaux
2006 ER Colonel James Gallant
2006–2007 Desperate Housewives Detective Ridley
2006 The Ron Clark Story Principal Turner
2007 Final Approach Agent Lorenzo Dawson
2007 Cold Case Moses Jones
2007 Las Vegas Bob Casey
2007 Psych Bill Guster
2007-2008 Bones David Barron
2008 Private Practice Captain Frank
2008–2013 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Dr. Ken Fields
2009 Whatever Happened To? Himself
2009 Celebrity Ghost Stories
2009 Meteor General Brasser
2009 Heroes Captain Lubbock
2009–2010 Law & Order Frank Gibson
2010 Childrens Hospital Hubert McGraw
2010 Criminal Minds Lieutenant Al Garner
2010–2013 Transformers: Prime Special Agent Bill Fowler
2011 White Collar Mr. Jeffries
2011 Torchwood Stewart Owens
2011 Grey's Anatomy Brad McDougall
2011 How I Met Your Mother Himself
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Admiral Frost
2012 Unsung Himself
2012 Hart of Dixie Ernie Hayes
2012 Nosferajew CDC Director
2012–2014 Franklin & Bash Honorable Lawrence Perry
2012–2016 Modern Family Miles
2013 Guys with Kids The Judge
2013 Last Resort Conrad Buell
2013 Dan Vs. Counselor
2013 Let's Stay Together Anthony
2013 Scandal Commander Randolph Boles
2013 Ironside Bludso
2013 Dads Detective Swan
2013 Mob City Bunny
2013 Battledogs Max Stevens
2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film Percy
2013 Dear Secret Santa Pastor Avery
2013 Reckless Frank Wolfe
2014 Comic Book Men Himself
2014 The Millers Walter
2014 Touched Dr. Beck
2014 The Haunted Hathaways Duke Preston
2014 Rizzoli & Isles Admiral Frost
2014 The Lottery TBA
2014 Scorpion Brooks
2014 Key & Peele Dad
2014 Hot in Cleveland Himself
2015 Once Upon a Time King Poseidon
2015–2020 Grace and Frankie Jacob
2015 To Hell and Back Joe
2015 Delores & Jermaine TBA
2016 Heaven Sent Donatello
2016 Celebrity Family Feud Himself
2016 Unsung Hollywood
2016 Robot Chicken Detective Ernie / Judge Hudson Jr. / Dad
2016 Graves Jacob Mann
2017 APB Sergeant Ned Conrad
2017 Angie Tribeca Pete Tribeca
2017 Twin Peaks Colonel Davis
2017 Survivor's Remorse Ansell Jones
2017 Spider-Man Joe 'Robbie' Robertson
2018 Lethal Weapon Agent Peterson
2018 Blue Bloods Principal Darryl Ward
2018 Ballers Mr. Hagerty
2018–present The Family Business L.C. Duncan
2019 Hot Streets John Wayne 'Jet Wayne' Junior
2019 Arrow General Roy Stewart
2019 Infinity Train Atticus
2019–2020 Puppy Dog Pals Buddy
2019–2020 L.A.'s Finest Joseph Vaughn
2020 Reunited Apart Himself
2020 The Irate Gamer Himself
2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride Prince Humperdinck
2021 MacGyver Milton Bozer 
2022 City on a Hill Franklin Ward
2022–present Quantum Leap Herbert "Magic" Williams
2023 Star Wars: The Bad Batch Grini Millegi


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