Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Biography

Date of Birth 24 November 1956, Lackawanna, New York, USA Birth Name Ruben Santiago Jr. Spouse Jeannie Santiago (? - ?) 2 children Trivia Holds a bachelor's degree in theatre from Binghamton University, and an MFA from Wayne State University. Originated the role of "Buddy Bolden" in "Jelly's Last Jam" (directed by George C. Wolfe) at The Mark Taper Forum; he continued this role as a member of the original Broadway cast. 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. Won Broadway's 1996 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for August Wilson's "Seven Guitars." Performed the role of Ricky Roma on Broadway in Glengarry Glen Ross, along with veteran actor Charles Durning. Of Puerto Rican and African-American descent. He was nominated for a 1995 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Seven Guitars" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Joe Starks

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Rear Window

Antonio Fredericks

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Little John

Steven

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Obsession

Detective Crawford

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The Red Sneakers

Uncle Joe (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)

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The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer

Det. Newhouse (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)

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Todd McFarlane's Spawn

Jess Chapel (voice)

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White Lies – Das Leben ist zu kurz, um ehrlich zu sein

Bum #2

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Dr. Roland Pattillo

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Lackawanna Blues

Freddie Cobbs

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Obsession

Detective Crawford

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Dr. Roland Pattillo

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Selma

Bayard Rustin

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The Invention of Lying

Landlord

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Honeydripper

Stokely

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American Gangster

Doc

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Mr. Brooks

Hawkins

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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Joe Starks

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Lackawanna Blues

Freddie Cobbs

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The Red Sneakers

Uncle Joe (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)

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Little John

Steven

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Domestic Disturbance

Sgt. Edgar Stevens

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Shaft

Jimmy Groves

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The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer

Det. Newhouse (as Ruben Santiago Hudson)

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Rear Window

Antonio Fredericks

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The Devil's Advocate

Leamon Heath

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White Lies – Das Leben ist zu kurz, um ehrlich zu sein

Bum #2

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Todd McFarlane's Spawn

Jess Chapel (voice)

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Blown Away (94)

Blanket

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Coming to America

Street Hustler (as Ruben Hudson)

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