Ernie Hudson is an American actor known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Sergeant Albrecht in “The Crow”, and Warden Leo Glynn on HBO’s Oz. One of Hudson’s early films was in Penitentiary II in 1982 starring Leon Isaac Kennedy. He landed various guest roles on TV shows such as The Dukes of Hazzard and The A-Team. He was on the TV series Fantasy Island in a first season episode as a voodoo man named Jamu.
Hudson was cast as Warden Leo Glynn on HBO’s series Oz. On Oz, his son Ernie Hudson Jr. co-starred with him as Muslim inmate Hamid Khan. Hudson also appears as the character Munro in Congo and in the 1994 film The Crow as Police Sergeant Albrecht. He is also known for his role as Harry McDonald, the FBI superior of Sandra Bullock’s character in the feature film Miss Congeniality. He appears in the Stargate SG-1 TV episode “Ethon” as Pernaux. Hudson also had a recurring role on the final season of Law & Order as Lt. Anita Van Buren’s boyfriend and then-fiancé. He played Stuart Owens in Torchwood: Miracle Day.