Ruben Santiago-Hudson


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Ruben Santiago-Hudson recently directed the world premiere of his play Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine at The Two River Theater and the world premiere of Dominique Morriseau's Paradise Blue at Williamstown Theater Festival. Other credits include The Piano Lesson (Lucille Lortel, Joseph A. Callaway, Audelco, OBIE), The Happiest Song Plays Last (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Devil's Advocate Leamon Heath
(1997)
Blown Away Blanket
(1994)
Coming to America Street Hustler
(1988)

Filmography

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 2019 David Makes Man (TV Series)
Dr. Bree
- 3 Son's Sky (2019) ... Dr. Bree
- Bubble House (2019) ... Dr. Bree
- When It All Falls (2019) ... Dr. Bree
- Love or Poetize These Hoes (2019) ... Dr. Bree
- MJB (2019) ... Dr. Bree
 2019/IV Obsession
Detective Crawford
 2016-2019 Billions (TV Series)
Raul Gomez
- Arousal Template (2019) ... Raul Gomez
- Redemption (2018) ... Raul Gomez
- A Generation Too Late (2018) ... Raul Gomez
- Risk Management (2017) ... Raul Gomez
- The Conversation (2016) ... Raul Gomez
 2017-2018 The Quad (TV Series)
Cecil Diamond
- #TheColorPurple (2018) ... Cecil Diamond
- #HollerIfYouHearMe (2018) ... Cecil Diamond
- #TheBeautifulStruggle (2018) ... Cecil Diamond
- #MiddlePassage (2018) ... Cecil Diamond
- #NativeSon (2018) ... Cecil Diamond
 2017 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie)
Dr. Roland Pattillo
 2017 Designated Survivor (TV Series)
General Contreras
- Commander-in-Chief (2017) ... General Contreras
 2016 The Family (TV Series)
Chief of Police Len Bucksey
- Fun Ways to Tell Boyfriend You're Pregnant (2016) ... Chief of Police Len Bucksey
- Feathers or Steel (2016) ... Chief of Police Len Bucksey
- All You See Is Dark (2016) ... Chief of Police Len Bucksey
 2015 Public Morals (TV Series)
Lt. King
- A Thought and a Soul (2015) ... Lt. King
- Starts with a Snowflake (2015) ... Lt. King
- No Crazies on the Street (2015) ... Lt. King
- Collection Day (2015) ... Lt. King
- A Good Shooting (2015) ... Lt. King
 2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Charles Jinks
- Loser Edit (2015) ... Charles Jinks
 2014 Selma
Bayard Rustin
 2009-2014 Castle (TV Series)
Captain Roy Montgomery
- Veritas (2014) ... Captain Roy Montgomery (uncredited)
- Knockout (2011) ... Captain Roy Montgomery
- Pretty Dead (2011) ... Captain Roy Montgomery
- To Love and Die in L.A. (2011) ... Captain Roy Montgomery
- The Dead Pool (2011) ... Captain Roy Montgomery
 2013 Low Winter Sun (TV Series)
Charles Dawson
- Ann Arbor (2013) ... Charles Dawson
- Surrender (2013) ... Charles Dawson
- Revelations (2013) ... Charles Dawson
- There Was a Girl (2013) ... Charles Dawson
- The Way Things Are (2013) ... Charles Dawson (credit only)
 2011 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Sam Latimer
- Mission Creep (2011) ... Sam Latimer
 2009 The Invention of Lying
Landlord
 2008 Long Island Confidential (TV Movie)
Calvin Burke
 1990-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Attorney Winters / Dr. Paul Jackson / Attorney Winter / ...
- Burn Card (2008) ... Attorney Winters
- Identity (2003) ... Dr. Paul Jackson
- White Lie (2001) ... Attorney Winter
- Haven (1999) ... Attorney Winters
- Competence (1994) ... Detective Brian Keene
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series)
Judge Joe Stanley
- Pilot (2008) ... Judge Joe Stanley
 2007 American Gangster
Doc
 2007 Honeydripper
Stokely
 2007 Mr. Brooks
Hawkins
 2007 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Percy Julian
- Forgotten Genius (2007) ... Percy Julian
 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)
 2001 Domestic Disturbance
Sgt. Edgar Stevens
 2000 The Inspector General (TV Movie)
 2000 American Tragedy (TV Movie)
Christopher Darden
 2000 Shaft
Jimmy Groves
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
Det. Wolfort, NYPD
- History of the World (1999) ... Det. Wolfort, NYPD
 1999 The West Wing (TV Series)
Morris Tolliver
- Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc (1999) ... Morris Tolliver
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Dr. Joe Acot
- Such a Time as This (1999) ... Dr. Joe Acot
 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 Todd McFarlane's Spawn (Video)
Jess Chapel (voice)
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
Leamon Heath
 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: Everyone Walks in L.A. (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
 1994 Blown Away
Blanket
 1994 Auf Wiedersehen Amerika
Mahatma
 1991-1993 Another World (TV Series)
Captain Billy Cooper
- Episode #1.7361 (1993) ... Captain Billy Cooper
- Episode #1.7307 (1993) ... Captain Billy Cooper
- Episode dated 23 November 1992 (1992) ... Captain Billy Cooper
- Episode #1.6986 (1991) ... Captain Billy Cooper
- Episode #1.6985 (1991) ... Captain Billy Cooper
 1990-1992 Dear John (TV Series)
Curtis / Orlando / Larry
- Adult Education (1992) ... Curtis
- Poor John: Part 2 (1992) ... Curtis
- Poor John: Part 1 (1992) ... Curtis
- Heartburn and Heartache (1992) ... Curtis
- The Poet: Part 2 (1991) ... Orlando
 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)
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
Orderly
- Mystery Woman (1987) ... Orderly (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Dr. Zeke McMillan #1 (2001, 2002)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in his play, "Lackawanna Blues," in an American Contemporary Theatre production in San Francisco, California. Loretta Greco was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ruben Santiago Hudson | Ruben-Santigo Hudson | Ruben Hudson

Spouse:

Jeannie Marie Ebaugh  (2 children)
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Trivia:

He was awarded the 1996 Drama Logue Award for Performance for "Seven Guitars" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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