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Birthname: Ernest Lee Hudson

AKA: Ernie Hudson Sr.; Louis Hudson

Born: December 17, 1945

Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, U.S.A.

Years Active: 1976–present

Spouse: Jeannie Moore (1963-1976); Linda Kingsberg (1985-present)

Best Known As: He is best known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series

Ernest Lee "Ernie" Hudson (born December 17, 1945) is an American actor.

Voice on Super Friends

Notable Voiceover work

Notable animation voice credits include:

  • Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004, Animated Film)
  • Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009, Video Game), reprising his role as Winston Zeddemore

Filmography Includes

  • Fantasy Island (1978) (TV) (episode: Family Reunion/Voodoo) .... Jamu
  • Penitentiary II (1982) .... Half Dead
  • Ghostbusters (1984) .... Winston Zeddemore
  • St. Elsewhere (1984) (TV) .... Jerry Close
  • The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988) (TV film) .... Joe Hamilton
  • Leviathan (1989) .... Justin Jones
  • Ghostbusters II (1989) .... Winston Zeddemore
  • The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992) .... Solomon
  • The Ben Stiller Show (1992) (TV) .... The Tennis Captain
  • Tales from the Crypt (1993) (TV) .... Zambini
  • The Crow (1994) .... Sergeant Albrecht
  • Airheads (1994) .... Sergeant O'Malley
  • Miss Congeniality (2000) .... FBI Asst. Director Harry McDonald
  • Oz (1997–2003) (TV) .... Warden Leo Glynn
  • Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005) .... FBI Asst. Director Harry McDonald
  • Desperate Housewives (2006–2007) (TV) .... Detective Ridley
  • The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) (TV) .... Dr. Ken Fields
  • Heroes (2009) (TV) .... Captain Lubbock
  • Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010) .... Anthony Vejar
  • Ghostbusters III (2011) .... Winston Zeddemore


  • Has been a Reserve Deputy Sheriff in the San Bernardino County (California) Sheriff's office.
  • Auditioned to reprise his Winston Zeddemore role from Ghostbusters (1984) for the animated series adaptation, The Real Ghostbusters (1986), but was declined in favor of Arsenio Hall.

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