Ernie Hudson

Biography: Ernie Hudson was born on 17th December 1945 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA. He never knew his father and his mother, Maggie Donald, died of TB when he was just 4 years old. His grandmother, Arrana Donald, raised him. He has a half-brother, Lewis Hudson.

For some time he was in the Marine Corps then he moved to Detroit where he started writing plays for the Concept East theatre company. He attended to Wayne State University to improve is acting abilities and then graduated from Yale School of Drama. He also founded the Actors’ Ensemble Theatre where young black writers like himself directed and performed in their own plays. He is perhaps best known as Winston Zeddemore, one of the Ghostbusters in the 1984 film Ghostbusters. He was in the 1994 film The Crow as Sergeant Albrecht and in the 1995 film Congo. In year 2000 he starred as Harry McDonald in the comedy Miss Congeniality with Sandra Bullock and Michael Caine. He has also appeared as a guest star in many
Ernie Hudson was born on 17th December 1945 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA. He never knew his father and his mother, Maggie Donald, died of TB when he was just 4 years old. His grandmother, Arrana Donald, raised him. He has a half-brother, Lewis Hudson.

For some time he was in the Marine Corps then he moved to Detroit where he started writing plays for the Concept East theatre company. He attended to Wayne State University to improve is acting abilities and then graduated from Yale School of Drama. He also founded the Actors’ Ensemble Theatre where young black writers like himself directed and performed in their own plays.

He is perhaps best known as Winston Zeddemore, one of the Ghostbusters in the 1984 film Ghostbusters. He was in the 1994 film The Crow as Sergeant Albrecht and in the 1995 film Congo. In year 2000 he starred as Harry McDonald in the comedy Miss Congeniality with Sandra Bullock and Michael Caine.
He has also appeared as a guest star in many famous TV series like Desperate Housewives (as Det. Ridley), Cold Case, E.R., Stargate SG-1, Everwood, Without a Trace and Oz (as Warden Leo Glynn).
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Ernie Hudson's Scores

Average career score: 41
Highest Metascore: 71 The Crow
Lowest Metascore: 5 Two of a Kind
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 12
  2. Negative: 5 out of 12
12 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
56 You're Not You Oct 10, 2014 Cast / John 8.0
45 Dragonball: Evolution Apr 10, 2009 Sifu Norris 3.0
28 Nobel Son Dec 5, 2008 Sgt. Bill Canega 7.5
34 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous Mar 24, 2005 FBI Asst. Director Harry McDonald 5.3
49 Clifford's Really Big Movie Feb 20, 2004 P.T. 8.0
43 Miss Congeniality Dec 22, 2000 Harry McDonald 7.5
22 The Watcher Sep 8, 2000 Ibby 3.7
22 Congo Jun 9, 1995 Captain Munro Kelly 6.2
71 The Crow May 11, 1994 Sergeant Albrecht 8.2
56 Ghostbusters II Jun 16, 1989 Winston Zeddemore 7.0
67 Ghostbusters Jun 8, 1984 Winston Zeddmore 8.7
5 Two of a Kind Dec 16, 1983 Det. Skaggs 2.7