Ernie Hudson

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Ernie Hudson, one of this generation’s most well-versed actors, is back on the big screen. This spring, he will return to his most popular film franchise as one of the stars in “Ghostbuster: Frozen Empire.” One of the original OG’s from the timeless films, his character ‘Winston’ is now a billionaire and controls the Ghostbusters team. He is reunited with Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd to bring back the original crew.

He next stars opposite Raymond Lee and Caitlin Bassett in the reboot of “Quantum Leap” on NBC, which just finished season two. The series follows a new team as they restart the Quantum Leap project in hope of understanding the mysteries behind the machine and the man who created it. Ernie portrays a no- nonsense career military man who has to answer to his bosses who won’t be happy after hearing about the breach of protocol.

Ernie previously starred in the acclaimed Netflix’s drama series “Grace and Frankie” as the love interest of Lily Tomlin. He also stars and executive produces “The Family Business” for BET and guest starred in two episodes of STARZ’s show “City on a Hill.”

Other television credits include, “Modern Familly,” “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “Law & Order,” “Oz”, and ”LA’s Finest” in which he portrayed Gabrielle Union’s father. Hudson earned a Golden Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Series for his performance in HBO’s acclaimed prison drama “Oz.”

His additional film credits include “Miss Congeniality,” with Sandra Bullock and Michael Caine; Jay Craven’s “A Stranger in the Kingdom”; “The Crow” with Brandon Lee; Curtis Hanson’s “The Hand that Rocks the Cradle,” opposite Matt McCoy and Julianne Moore; and ”Sugarwheels” with Vincent Maeder, and and Navah Rapharl.

The multi-faceted actor is probably best known for his work on the enduring franchise “Ghostbusters,” in which he portrayed Winston Zeddemore, one of the four Ghostbusters. He recently reprised the role in Ghostbusters: Afterlife and confirmed that he will be staring in their new upcoming film.

His additional credits include “Redemption Day,” “Spaceman,” “Fatal Secrets,” “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous,” “Collision Course,” “Ballers,” “Blue Bloods,” “Twin Peaks,” “Graves,” “Once Upon a Time,” “Mob City,” “Scandal”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “White Collar”.

Ernie enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He also prides himself in staying fit and healthy. The Michigan native resides between Los Angeles and Lake Arrowhead.