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Ernie Hudson


Born December 17, 1945 Benton Harbor, Michigan
Appeared in Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters II
Ghostbusters: The Video Game
Character Portrayed Winston Zeddemore
External Link Ernie Hudson on IMDB
Ernie Hudson @ Twitter

Film RolesEdit

Ernie Hudson is best known for his role as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters films. Much like Winston, Earnest L. Hudson, Sr. is a U.S. Marine veteran. He has also appeared in Airheads, Congo, The Crow, and Miss Congeniality.

Recent TV RolesEdit

Ernie Hudson has recently done the voice of Agent Fowler in Transformers Prime and portrayed Dr. Fields in The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He has appeared in other TV shows, TV movies, and movies such as Modern Family, Franklin & Bash, and Mob City.

Contributions to IDW ComicsEdit


  • Hudson is allergic to shellfish. A few weeks after signing up for the U.S. Marines, Hudson's drill instructor made him eat shellfish. He suffered an asthma attack and was discharged shortly after. [1]
  • For the Realistic Versions of Ghostbusters: The Video Game, the development crew used Ernie Hudson's appearance in the movie "Airheads" for model reference. [2]


  1. Cross The Streams Episode 37 (ts. 34:06-34:43)
  2. Cross The Streams Episode 38 (ts. 37:36-38:54)

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