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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Award-Winning Actor, Director, and Playwright; Best Known for ABC's "Castle" and as Director of the Tony Award-Nominated "Jitney"

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 Ruben Santiago-Hudson Biography

Santiago-Hudson first appeared as an actor in the 1988 film, Coming to America. He then played Captain Billy Cooper on the daytime drama Another World from 1990 to 1993, for which he became widely recognized. Santiago-Hudson made his Broadway debut as Buddy Bolden in Jelly’s Last Jam in 1992, and starred in August Wilson's Seven Guitars in 1995. He wrote 2001’s Lackawanna Blues, an autobiographical play, and then adapted it for the highly acclaimed, award-winning 2005 HBO film. He co-starred opposite Phylicia Rashad in Gem of the Ocean on Broadway in 2004. In 2007, he starred in a Public Broadcasting Service Nova documentary about the life of Percy Lavon Julian, and from 2009 to 2011, he played Captain Roy Montgomery in ABC's Castle. Santiago-Hudson returned to Broadway to star in Stick Fly in 2011, and directed August Wilson’s Jitney on Broadway in 2017.

Santiago-Hudson’s other feature film credits include Bleeding Hearts, Blown Away, Domestic Disturbance, Which Way Home, The Devil’s Advocate, American Gangster, Mr. Brooks, Shaft, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and Showtime’s Solomon and Sheba. His other television show credits include The Cosby Mysteries, New York Undercover, NYPD Blue, Touched by an Angel, The West Wing, Third Watch, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Showtime’s Billions, the TNT series Public Morals, and five episodes of Law & Order. He has also lectured on theatre at colleges and universities across the United States, and served as a private acting coach.

Santiago-Hudson received the 1996 Tony Award for Best Featured Performer in Seven Guitars. He was awarded the 2006 Humanitas Prize in writing for the HBO film adaptation of his play Lackawanna Blues, and received a NAACP Lifetime Achievement Theatre Award in 2009. In 2013, Santiago-Hudson won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Director, an Obie Award for Direction, and was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play for his work in the Off-Broadway production of The Piano Lesson. In 2016, he won an Obie Award for Special Citations: Collaboration of the play Skeleton Crew. He has also received an honorary doctorate of letters from Buffalo State College in 2006, and from Wayne State University in 2015. In 2014, The Ruben Santiago-Hudson Fine Arts Learning Center was named in his honor in his hometown of Lackawanna, New York.

In 2017 he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play for "Jitney".

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Award-Winning Actor, Director, and Playwright; Best Known for ABC's "Castle" and as Director of the Tony Award-Nominated "Jitney"

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson Biography

Santiago-Hudson first appeared as an actor in the 1988 film, Coming to America. He then played Captain Billy Cooper on the daytime drama Another World from 1990 to 1993, for which he became widely recognized. Santiago-Hudson made his Broadway debut as Buddy Bolden in Jelly’s Last Jam in 1992, and starred in August Wilson's Seven Guitars in 1995. He wrote 2001’s Lackawanna Blues, an autobiographical play, and then adapted it for the highly acclaimed, award-winning 2005 HBO film. He co-starred opposite Phylicia Rashad in Gem of the Ocean on Broadway in 2004. In 2007, he starred in a Public Broadcasting Service Nova documentary about the life of Percy Lavon Julian, and from 2009 to 2011, he played Captain Roy Montgomery in ABC's Castle. Santiago-Hudson returned to Broadway to star in Stick Fly in 2011, and directed August Wilson’s Jitney on Broadway in 2017.

Santiago-Hudson’s other feature film credits include Bleeding Hearts, Blown Away, Domestic Disturbance, Which Way Home, The Devil’s Advocate, American Gangster, Mr. Brooks, Shaft, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and Showtime’s Solomon and Sheba. His other television show credits include The Cosby Mysteries, New York Undercover, NYPD Blue, Touched by an Angel, The West Wing, Third Watch, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Showtime’s Billions, the TNT series Public Morals, and five episodes of Law & Order. He has also lectured on theatre at colleges and universities across the United States, and served as a private acting coach.

Santiago-Hudson received the 1996 Tony Award for Best Featured Performer in Seven Guitars. He was awarded the 2006 Humanitas Prize in writing for the HBO film adaptation of his play Lackawanna Blues, and received a NAACP Lifetime Achievement Theatre Award in 2009. In 2013, Santiago-Hudson won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Director, an Obie Award for Direction, and was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play for his work in the Off-Broadway production of The Piano Lesson. In 2016, he won an Obie Award for Special Citations: Collaboration of the play Skeleton Crew. He has also received an honorary doctorate of letters from Buffalo State College in 2006, and from Wayne State University in 2015. In 2014, The Ruben Santiago-Hudson Fine Arts Learning Center was named in his honor in his hometown of Lackawanna, New York.

In 2017 he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play for "Jitney".

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Videos

  • Ruben Santiago-Hudson on HOW I LEARNED - YouTube
  • A Chat with Ruben Santiago-Hudson - YouTube
  • August Wilson's Jitney: Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Perspective ...

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  • How to book Ruben Santiago-Hudson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ruben Santiago-Hudson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ruben Santiago-Hudson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ruben Santiago-Hudson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ruben Santiago-Hudson?

    Booking fees for Ruben Santiago-Hudson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ruben Santiago-Hudson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ruben Santiago-Hudson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ruben Santiago-Hudson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ruben Santiago-Hudson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ruben Santiago-Hudson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ruben Santiago-Hudson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson Speaker Videos

  • Ruben Santiago-Hudson on HOW I LEARNED - YouTube
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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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