Exclusive: Ernie Hudson Is a Hart of Dixie Dad!

When you need to cast Cress Williams‘ dad, who ya gonna call? Ernie Hudson!

The former Ghostbuster has nabbed a guest spot on The CW’s freshman charmer Hart of Dixie as the father of Williams’ Lavon Hayes, TVLine has learned exclusively. 

Hudson’s character, also named Ernie, will pay a visit to Bluebell in an episode slated to air early next year. Unfortunately, pops comes bearing bad news for the Mayor.

A seasoned TV and film vet, Hudson’s more recent credits include Desperate Housewives and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.



Comments (11)

  • dont forget his camo on how i met your mother

    Comment by ollie – November 30, 2011 04:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • *very funny camo*

    Comment by ollie – November 30, 2011 04:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • i see a return to tv full time soon for Ernie which i look forward to the guy is a great and underrated talent

    Comment by ggny – November 30, 2011 04:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love Hart of Dixie! They should move it to Tuesday, and push Ringer to die on Mondays along with GG :P

    Comment by Phil – November 30, 2011 05:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Bite your tongue! “Ringer” is so much better.

      Comment by Kalie – November 30, 2011 06:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • No it isn’t….Ringer is jumping the shark soon,lol.

        Comment by shaun – November 30, 2011 07:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hart of Dixie is AWESOME. Ringer is crap.

    Comment by Gina – November 30, 2011 09:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Guess no one around TVLINE has heard of OZ.

    Comment by dee123 – December 1, 2011 04:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I have never seen this show but may watch for Ernie Hudson. I love this guy! He even makes crapfests such as Congo tolerable.

    Comment by Pam – December 1, 2011 07:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Cool!

    Comment by Lisa – December 1, 2011 09:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
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