Gary Hudson


Character: Don Renfro

With a background in film, television, and theater that spans 35 years, Hudson brings a unique perspective into finding ones truth as an actor. He has directed and produced several films, choreographed and directed commercials, and coached on numerous TV shows.


Beginning his formal training in Los Angeles, Gary has studied with Milton Katselas, Stella Adler, Sanford Meisner, Larry Moss, Howard Fine, Sandy Marshall, John Lehne, David Craig, Margie Haber, and Comedy- Improv with Harvey Lembeck.


For the past 19 years, Gary has split his time between the US and Canada working and teaching. Gary worked on location in Terry Gilliam’s “Tideland,”with Janet Mcteer, Brendon Fletcher, and Jodelle Ferland on their Southern dialect and way of life.


He has starred in over thirty films and starred or guest-starred on numerous TV shows. He was nominated for Best Actor by the Monte Carlo International Film festival for Wild Roses, a series he did on location in Calgary Canada for the CBC. Other films include “Road House, Battle in Seattle”, “Angel Falls”, “She’s too Young,” and TV shows “Cold Case”, ‘ER”, “Desperate Housewives”, “The Tracey Ullman Show”, “JAG”, “Missing” and Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva.”


Being a working actor for over 30 years brings Gary a unique perspective to his teaching: LIVING IN THE MOMENT: We all have our own unique life experience that we hopefully strive to bring to our work. The desire of all artists is to bring these experiences to the written word in a truthful, exciting manner. Creating your history…Finding ones truth…Living in the Moment.