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.

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  1. ollie says:

    dont forget his camo on how i met your mother

  2. ollie says:

    *very funny camo*

  3. ggny says:

    i see a return to tv full time soon for Ernie which i look forward to the guy is a great and underrated talent

  4. Phil says:

    I love Hart of Dixie! They should move it to Tuesday, and push Ringer to die on Mondays along with GG :P

  5. Gina says:

    Hart of Dixie is AWESOME. Ringer is crap.

  6. dee123 says:

    Guess no one around TVLINE has heard of OZ.

  7. Pam says:

    I have never seen this show but may watch for Ernie Hudson. I love this guy! He even makes crapfests such as Congo tolerable.

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