How old was Ernie Hudson in his first movie: Leadbelly?

Ernie Hudson was 29 in Leadbelly when he played the character 'Archie (as Earnest L. Hudson)'.

That was over 48 years ago in 1976.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 78, and has starred in 121 movies in total, 119 of those since Leadbelly was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Leadbelly, I think Ernie Hudson looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Gordon Parks has worked with Ernie Hudson just once in his career.
  • Ernie Hudson's first movie was as 'Archie (as Earnest L. Hudson)' in Leadbelly, released in 1976 when he was 29
  • Leadbelly scores 6.3 out of 10 on TMDB.

Ernie Hudson's other movies