(Watch) Traveling Through Time With ‘Quantum Leap’ Star Ernie Hudson


It was a pleasure to talk to the iconic actor Ernie Hudson whose illustrious career spans decades.  Although he is most recently known as  on NBC’s sci-fi  TV series, “Quantum Leap,” reboot, but  he is known for such projects as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Sergeant Darryl Albrecht in The Crow (1994), and Warden Leo Glynn on HBO‘s Oz (1997–2003). Hudson has also acted in the films Leviathan(1989), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), Airheads (1994), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Congo (1995), Miss Congeniality (2000), and as Principal Turner in The Ron Clark Story (2006).

Hudson had appeared in the television shows St. Elsewhere (1984), The Last Precinct (1986), 10-8: Officers on Duty (2003–2004), Desperate Housewives (2006–2007), The Secret Life of the American Teenager(2008–2013), Law & Order (2009–2010), the voice of Agent Bill Fowler in Transformers: Prime (2010–2013), Franklin & Bash (2012–2014), Grace and Frankie (2015–2020), and L.A.’s Finest (2019–2020).

He had a cameo as Patty Tolan’s uncle in the remake of Ghostbusters(2016), and reprised his role as Winston in Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021).

Hudson portrays Vietnam SEAL veteran and current head of Project Quantum Leap Herbert “Magic” Williams in NBC’s reboot of the time-traveling sci-fi series. This amazing actor took time out to discuss areas of his life and his illustrious career.