Reginald Hudlin

Director, Screenwriter, Songwriter
Reginald Hudlin has been in the vanguard of the black independent cinema movement. The Missouri-born, Illinois-raised director-screenwriter graduated from Harvard in 1983. Hudlin's first short films, the award-winning ... Read more »
Born: 12/15/1961 in Centerville, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Executive (23)

American Gangster 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

BET's Ultimate Hustler 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

Baldwin Hills 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

College Hill 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

College Hill: Interns 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

DMX: Soul of a Man 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

Hell Date 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

Iron Ring 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

Season of the Tiger 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

Sunday Best 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

We Got to Do Better 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive

Brothers to Brutha 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Network Executive

BET Awards '08 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive

BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive

College Hill: Class Reunion 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive

Hip Hop vs. America II: Where Did the Love Go? 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive

Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is-A Family Affair 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive

The BET Honors 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive

BET Awards '07 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Executive

BET Hip-Hop Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Executive

2005 BET Comedy Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Executive

25 Strong! The BET Silver Anniversary Special 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Executive
Director (15)

Murder in the First 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Bones 2013 (Tv Show)

Director

Modern Family 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

The Boondocks 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

City of Angels 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Director

The Bernie Mac Show 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Director

Serving Sara 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

The Ladies Man 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

The Great White Hype 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

The Last Days of Russell 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Director

Boomerang 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

House Party 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

House Party! 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

Bat Out of Hell (TV Show)

Director

Cosmic Slop (TV Show)

Director
Actor (12)

I Am Bruce Lee 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

America Beyond the Color Line 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Canned Ham: The Ladies Man 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ladies Man 2000 (Movie)

Aloysius (Actor)

Joe's Apartment 1996 (Movie)

Rodney Roach (Actor)

Dialogue With Black Filmmakers 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Boomerang 1992 (Movie)

Street Hustler (Actor)

House Party 1990 (Movie)

1st Crook (Actor)

She's Gotta Have It 1986 (Movie)

Dog (Actor)

It's Black Entertainment (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (6)

The 44th NAACP Image Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Producer

Django Unchained 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

S.O.B.: Socially Offensive Behavior 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2010 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Black Panther 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Ride 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bebe's Kids 1992 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Writer (4)

House Party 3 1994 (Movie)

(Characters as Source Material)

Bebe's Kids 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

House Party 2 1991 (Movie)

(Characters as Source Material)

House Party 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Music (1)

Bebe's Kids 1992 (Movie)

songs("I Ain't Havin' It" "Straight Jackin'" "Freedom Song") (Song)

Biography

Reginald Hudlin has been in the vanguard of the black independent cinema movement. The Missouri-born, Illinois-raised director-screenwriter graduated from Harvard in 1983. Hudlin's first short films, the award-winning student work "House Party!" (1983) (his senior thesis), "The Kold Waves" (1984) and "Reggie's World of Soul" (1985) earned him inclusion on the VILLAGE VOICE's 1985 "Avant Pop" list of innovators. With his brother Warrington, he formed Hudlin Bros., Inc., a production company which has made several popular music videos for artists like Heavy D and the Boyz, Guy and Blue Magic.

Relationships

Warrington W Hudlin Sr

Father

Helen Hudlin

Mother

Warrington Hudlin

Brother

EDUCATION

Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts 1983
graduated cum laude; made 20-minute student film "House Party!" in 1983 as senior thesis about house parties during his high school years

Milestones

2002

Directed "Servicing Sara", a comedy feature co-starring Elizabeth Hurley and Matthew Perry

2000

Directed the comedy feature "The Ladies Man", co-starring Tim Meadows and Karyn Parsons

1996

With brother founded Hudlin Bros. Records; signed distribution deal with Epic Records division of Sony

1996

Directed first film without participation of his brother Warrington, "The Great White Hype"

1992

Co-executive produced (with Warrington Hudlin) "Bebe's Kids", an animated musical comedy based on the comic monologues of the late Robin Harris

1990

Directed and wrote first feature film, "House Party"

1986

Worked as a copywriter at Olgivy and Mather Advertising Agency, New York

1985

Produced, directed and wrote short film, "The Kold Waves"

1984

Made first video, "Reggie's World of Soul"

1984

Was artist-in-residence, Illinois State Arts Council

1983

Directed, produced and wrote first short film, "House Party!"

1978

Co-founded the Black Filmmakers Foundation (BFF)

Was a visiting lecturer in film at University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee

Formed Hudlin Bros., Inc. with brother Warrington for which he has directed music videos for MCA and Polygram Records

Bonus Trivia

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Fellow to the National Endowment for the Arts (1985)

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Hudlin received the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Lillian Award (1990)

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He was given the Key to the City of Newark, New Jersey (1990)

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