Lewis Melvin Huddleston
Ismay Hope Huddleston
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Played a Judge in the movie musical "The Producers," based on the stage musical by Mel Brooks and starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick
Cast in title role of the Coen brothers "The Big Lebowski"
Co-starred in the above-average TV miniseries "In a Child's Name" (CBS)
Had recurring role as Grandpa Arnold on ABC's "The Wonder Years"; earned 1990 Emmy nomination
TV directorial debut, an episode of the NBC series "Our House"
Had title role in "Santa Claus: The Movie"
Co-starred with Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway revival of "Death of a Salesman"
Played Branch Rickey in the short-lived Broadway musical "The First"
Played title role in the short-lived NBC sitcom "Hizzoner"; also was series creator and co-executive producer
Headed the family in the short-lived NBC summer sitcom "The Kallikaks"
Co-starred in Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles"
Portrayed policeman friend to Barry Newman's "Petrocelli" (NBC)
TV series debut as regular, played Lt. Sam Church on the NBC detective series "Tenafly"
Played the district attorney in the CBS pilot "Hawkins", starring James Stewart; reprised role on the series spin-off
Had featured role in "Rio Lobo"
Toured in the stage musical "Mame"
NYC stage acting debut, "Harry, Noon and Night"
Film debut in bit role in "Black Like Me"
Toured in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
Spent one season with the Center Stage in Baltimore, Maryland
Had featured role in the touring company of "The Music Man"
Performed in community theater in his native Virginia during his youth.
Briefly served as an aircraft engine mechanic in the U.S. Air Force.
Studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts on the G.I. Bill.