Oliver Hudson is an American actor and producer known for his role as Jeff Fordham in the musical drama series Nashville, Martin in Splitting Up Together, Adam Rhodes in Rules Of Engagement and Wes Gardner on Scream Queens. Oliver can be considered Hollywood legacy thanks to his family of entertainers which include Goldie Hawn, Bill Hudson, Kate Hudson, and father figure – Kurt Russell.
Biography (Wiki, Age) of Oliver Hudson
Oliver Rutledge Hudson was born on the 7th of September, 1976 in Los Angeles, California. His parents, who are actors as well, got divorced when he was only three years old. He then grew up with his mother and her new partner – Kurt Russell, as well as his sister – Kate Hudson and other half-siblings
Though Oliver Hudson took a liking for Hockey, he nevertheless enjoyed making short movies which led him to study film at the University of Southern California. Upon graduation, he moved back to Los Angeles and worked with his mother on the set of the comedy film The Out-Of-Towners in 1999. Later on, he was cast as David in the drama-thriller film The Smokers. He was also featured in Justin Zackham’s Going Greek in 2001 which earned him a Teen Choice Award.
The actor eventually clinched a lead role in the WB comedy series My Guide to Becoming A Rock Star which premiered on the 14th of March 2002. He also appeared in the teen drama, Dawson’s Creek, where he played the role of Eddie Doling, who was a love interest of Joey Potter played by Katie Holmes.
Oliver later starred in another WB Series The Mountain but the show was canceled in 2005 after 13 episodes. The following year, he appeared in the horror films – Black Christmas and The Breed. From 2007 to 2013, the American actor played the lead role of Adam Rhodes in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement.
He later appeared in the drama series, Nashville, where he started with a recurring role but became a regular by the third season in 2015. Oliver Hudson, in the same year collaborated with his sister, Kate Hudson to launch a menswear line, FL2.
Throughout his years in the entertainment industry, the American actor has successfully amassed an estimated net worth of $10 million. This impressive net worth comes from being on several successful shows and commercially successful movies.
Parents – Bill Hudson And Goldie Hawn
Oliver Hudson is the son of Bill Hudson and Goldie Hawn. His father, Bill Hudson is an American musician and actor. Bill was popularly known for being part of the band, The Hudson Brothers which included Brett Hudson and Mark Hudson as members. The band had several popular songs such as Rendezvous, So You Are A Star and Help Wanted.
Oliver’s mother, Goldie Jeanne Hawn, is an Academy Award-winning actress, producer, and singer. Goldie married Bill Hudson in 1976 but after several years of marriage, Bill filed for divorce in 1980. The divorce was finalized by 1982. The actress starred in successful comedy films such as There’s a Girl in My Soup, Lovers and Liars, Wildcats, Overboard and Snatched. She is presently romantically involved with actor, Kurt Russell, who she has been with since 1983. As a result, her children – Oliver and Kate see Kurt as a father figure.
Oliver Hudson’s Wife and Family Life
The Rules of Engagement Star is married and has three children. Oliver Hudson first met his wife, Erinn Bartlett at an acting class in 1999. They continued as friends until February 2004 when he proposed to her with a love letter and a ring.
Erinn Anne Bartlett is an American actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was born on the 26th of February, 1973. She grew up in Massachusetts and has a degree in Communication. She was crowned Miss Massachusetts Teen USA in 1991 before she decided to fully delve into the film industry.
The actress has featured in films such as Deep Blue Sea (1999), Buying The Cow (2000), Little Nicky (2000), Raising Helen (2004) and The Benchwarmers (2006) among others. She has also appeared in television shows such as A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Charmed, How I Met Your Mother and NCIS. She was even on the same series Rules of Engagement with her husband but not as a regular cast.
The pair got married on the 9th of June, 2006 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They have three children together – 2 sons and a daughter. Their first child is Wilder Brooks who was born on the 23rd of August, 2007; their second is Bodhi Hawn who was born on 19th of March, 2010 and their third child is their daughter –Rio Laura who was born on the 18th of July, 2013.
Oliver and Erinn seem to be content with their marriage of more than 10 years, which is a rare occurrence in Hollywood.