Brett Hudson

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This article is about the American musician and singer-songwriter. For the New Zealand politician, see Brett Hudson (politician).
Brett Hudson
Born January 18, 1953 (1953-01-18) (age 63)
Portland, Oregon, United States
Residence Malibu, California, United States
Occupation Musician, singer/songwriter, TV producer, writer
Years active 1965–present

Brett Stuart Hudson (born January 18, 1953), is an American musician and singer-songwriter, possibly best known as the youngest of the 1970s group the Hudson Brothers.[1] He is now a TV producer and writer.

Career[edit]

Hudson formed the production company Frozen Pictures[2] with Burt Kearns. He has produced many television shows including All the presidents' Movies with Martin Sheen for Bravo, The Secret History of Rock 'N' Roll for Court TV[3] hosted by Gene Simmons of KISS as well as Fox TV's A Current Affair.[4] He also co-wrote and produced the Burt Reynolds movie Cloud 9. In 2012, Hudson co-produced Hansel & Gretel Get Baked released theatrically by Tribeca Films.[5] He previewed his movie The Chris Montez Story[6] with Chris Montez at The Fest for Beatles Fans convention held March 2010 in Secaucus, New Jersey.[7]

He can be heard singing background on an odd assortment of CDs including Alice Cooper's 1994 The Last Temptation and Ringo Starr's 1999 I Wanna Be Santa Claus. He is also a trumpet player.

Honors and awards[edit]

Hudson received the 2009 Las Vegas Film Festival Golden Ace Award in the Documentary Feature category for The Seventh Python.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Hudson married Lavinia Lang.[9]

He was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2007 and after receiving many conventional as well as alternative cancer treatments has been in remission since 2010. He is the uncle of singer/songwriter Sarah Hudson,[10] actress Kate Hudson of Almost Famous and actor Oliver Hudson of the WB's The Mountain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hudson Brothers Discography". Archived from the original on September 14, 2008. 
  2. ^ Frozen Pictures
  3. ^ "The Secret History of Rock 'N' Roll". CourtTV.com. Archived from the original on March 23, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Bigfoot News Transcript". A Current Affair. Archived from the original on September 24, 2005. 
  5. ^ "Exclusive: Director Duane Journey Talks Hansel & Gretel Get Baked". Dread Central. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  6. ^ "The Chris Montez Story". Frozen Pictures. 
  7. ^ "The Fest for Beatles Fans". Retrieved February 20, 2010. 
  8. ^ "The Seventh Python". Frozen Pictures. 2008. 
  9. ^ "Dropping the Ax Via Fax". People. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  10. ^ Klein, Joshua. "Woman on the Verge: Sarah Hudson". Playboy.com. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011.