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Ernie Hudson (with Donnie Wahlberg in background) dying in Never 2 Big

Ernie Hudson (1945 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • Going Berserk (1983) [Muhammed Jerome Willy]: Dies of unknown causes (off-screen) while having sex with a woman. His body is shown throughout the rest of the movie. (Played for comic effect.)
  • The Wrong Guys (1988) [Dawson]: Shot by John Goodman at the end of a struggle.
  • Leviathan (1989) [Justin Jones]: Drowned or mauled to death in a struggle with the Leviathan (his body is later seen sinking to the ocean floor).
  • The Substitute (1996) [Principal Claude Rolle]: Killed with a blow to the face by Tom Berenger at the end of a struggle.
  • Fakin' Da Funk (1997) [Joe Lee] Dies of a heart attack while walking home with Jermey Juan Alcedo.
  • Never 2 Big (Butter) (1998) [Curtis "8-Ball" Harris]: Shot repeatedly in the chest in a shoot-out with Tony Todd in the lobby.
  • Shark Attack (1999) [Lawrence Rhodes]: Eaten by a shark after he's knocked from the buoy at the end of a struggle with Casper Van Dien.
  • Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (2024) [Winston Zeddemore]: Rapidly freezes to death, along with everyone else in the firehouse, when Ian Whyte uses his powers to prevent the Ghostbusters from obstructing his path. He is later brought back to life when Kumail Nanjiani uses his pyrokinetic powers to thaw them out.

TV Deaths[]

  • The Cherokee Kid (1996 TV) [Nat "Deadwood Dick" Love]: Shot repeatedly in the back and chest/right leg during a gunfight with James Coburn's henchmen. his body is shown again afterwards during graveyard procession.
  • Michael Jordan: An American Hero (TV movie 1999) [James Jordan]: Murdered (off-screen) by two thugs. We learn of his death when Debbie Allen got a call from the police who told her the tragic news.
  • Childrens Hospital: Joke Overland (2010) [Hubert McGraw]: Impaled through the chest with a flagpole (along with Mark L. Young). He is briefly brought back to life by Adam Scott's reverse-polarity gun, but immediately dies once again. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Tommy)
  • Last Resort: The Pointy End of the Spear (2013) [Speaker of the House Conrad Buell]: Shoots himself in the head (off-screen) in the House of Representatives after he finds out that the military coup he's in league with has failed to take over the building.

Notable Connections[]

Father of Ernie Hudson Jr.