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Ruben Santiago-Hudson


Ruben Santiago-Hudson was born on November 24, 1956 in Lackawanna, New York, USA as Ruben Santiago Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for American Gangster (2007), The Devil's Advocate (1997) and Castle (2009). He is married to Jeannie Brittan. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Public Morals (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Lt. King
 2014 Selma (filming)
Bayard Rustin
 2011 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Sam Latimer
- Mission Creep (2011) ... Sam Latimer
 2008 Long Island Confidential (TV Movie)
Calvin Burke
 1990-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Attorney Winters / Dr. Paul Jackson / Detective Brian Keene / ...
- Identity (2003) ... Dr. Paul Jackson
- Haven (1999) ... Attorney Winters
- Competence (1994) ... Detective Brian Keene
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series)
Judge Joe Stanley
- Pilot (2008) ... Judge Joe Stanley
 2007 Honeydripper
Stokely
 2006 Brother's Shadow
Manny Botero
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Carlos Guzman
- Name (2005) ... Carlos Guzman
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie)
Joe Starks
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Freddie Cobbs
 2004 Wild Card (TV Series)
Bennett Graham
- Sniper Shot, Intern Hot (2004) ... Bennett Graham
 2003 Whoopi (TV Series)
Marshall
- Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2003) ... Marshall
 2002 Little John (TV Movie)
Steven
 2002 The Red Sneakers (TV Movie)
Uncle Joe (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)
 2000 The Inspector General (TV Movie)
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
Det. Wolfort, NYPD
- History of the World (1999) ... Det. Wolfort, NYPD
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Dr. Joe
- Such a Time as This (1999) ... Dr. Joe
 1999 A Gut Feeling (Short)
 1997-1999 Spawn (TV Series)
Jess Chapel
- Twitch Is Down (1999) ... Jess Chapel (voice)
- Access Denied (1998) ... Jess Chapel (voice)
- Home, Bitter Home (1998) ... Jess Chapel (voice)
- Endgame (1997) ... Jess Chapel (voice)
- Souls in the Balance (1997) ... Jess Chapel (voice)
 1999 The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (TV Movie)
Det. Newhouse (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)
 1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
Emmett Brown
- Pinch Hitters (1999) ... Emmett Brown
- Funny Valentine (1999) ... Emmett Brown
 1998 Rear Window (TV Movie)
Antonio Fredericks
 1997-1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Eddie Diaz
- Vaughn Mower (1998) ... Eddie Diaz
- Faith (1998) ... Eddie Diaz
- Devotion (1998) ... Eddie Diaz
- Power Play (1998) ... Eddie Diaz
- Gotterdammerung (1998) ... Eddie Diaz
 1997 White Lies
Bum #2
 1994-1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Walter Perry / Johnny
- Rule of Engagement (1996) ... Walter Perry
- Mate (1994) ... Johnny
 1996 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Kevin
- Daddy's Girl (1996) ... Kevin
 1995-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Gabriel
- Ill Met by Moonlight (1996) ... Gabriel (voice)
- Avalon: Part 3 (1995) ... Gabriel (voice)
- Avalon: Part 2 (1995) ... Gabriel (voice)
 1994-1995 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Otis
- Heavin' Can Wait (1995) ... Otis
- You Bet Your Life (1994) ... Otis (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)
 1995 The Return of Hunter (TV Movie)
Det. Stan Lewis
 1995 Solomon & Sheba (TV Movie)
Tamrin
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Expert Witness (1994) ... Police Officer
 1994 Bleeding Hearts
Todd
 1990-1992 Dear John (TV Series)
Curtis / Pizza Boy Larry
- Adult Education (1992) ... Curtis
- Poor John: Part 1 (1992) ... Curtis
- Heartburn and Heartache (1992) ... Curtis
- John's Night Out (1990) ... Pizza Boy Larry
 1991 Which Way Home (TV Movie)
Jim Waters
 1990 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Mr. Serno
- Corky Rebels (1990) ... Mr. Serno
 1990 Amen (TV Series)
Fireman
- Moving In (1990) ... Fireman
 1988 Coming to America
Street Hustler (as Ruben Hudson)
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Dr. Zeke McMillan #1 (2001, 2002)
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Billy Cooper #1 (1990-1993) (as Ruben-Santigo Hudson)
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Other Works:

: Played Billboard in "Finian's Rainbow" musical by Burton Lane, E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy (New York City Center, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ruben Santiago Hudson | Ruben-Santigo Hudson | Ruben Hudson
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Trivia:

Has been performing his own one-man show (plus musician) "Lackawanna Blues" where he portrays over 20 characters from his past, sings and plays the harmonica. See more »

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Sagittarius

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