Oliver Rutledge Hudson is an actor and director who was born as the 2nd out of four children to mother Goldie Hawn and father Bill Hudson, who was a musician. He also has got two half siblings from his father’s previous affair and his sister Kate Hudson is also an actress. After his parents got divorced in 1980, he and Kate were raised in Colorado by their mother and her new partner Kurt Russell. Regarding Kurt as his father, he had two more half siblings from his mother and his biological father’s second marriage. He is a Jew by religion and an American by nationality, belonging to a white ethnicity.
Growing up in California, he was influenced by his father and his music. He said that he admired rock music and also like acting from childhood. His mother inspired him to become an actor, as she was also an artist who did some theatre during her young age. He and his sister worked together in several local theatre plays during their time at school. There is no much information regarding his education life although he has completed his formal education till Bachelor’s level. He attended the University of Southern California and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre and Arts. He debuted his career in acting from 1999.
In 1999, he appeared in the movie The Out-of-Towners, in which his mother also appeared. The comedy genre movie made a big impact and helped him to get established in his career, earning him roles in some other films like Going Greek and The Smokers. In 2002, he started in a lead role in WB’s TV series My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star. The same year, he appeared in the Dawson’s Creek, a love serial opposite Katie Holmes and Eddie Doling. In 2004, he signed another contract with WB this time in a new role The Mountain. A year later the show was cancelled but he appeared in a couple of horror movies like The Breed and Black Christmas. In 2007, he played opposite Clarie Forlanie in the film Carolina Moon. From 2007, he played in CBS’s Rules of Engagement which continued till 2013.
He is a handsome man, over 6 feet tall and muscularly built. With his shiny blue eyes and confident smile, he has got many fans and followers and has a large fan following on Twitter. Regarding his personal life, he is a married man and has been with his wife Erinn Bartlett since 2006. Erinn who is also an actress has got no children till date and despite rumors of their rocky relationship, there is no news of them getting a divorce anytime soon. The couple aren’t linked to have involved in any other affairs and seem happy with themselves.
by sanjeet, 11 Mar, 2015