Hudson West started into the acting business at the young age of five years, when he was signed by his management. One of the highlights from his early career was, when he represented the four to seven year old age group at the Expo in Dallas/Texas in 2013.
Ever since that early start, Hudson has been a set regular and was successful in all avenues of the business, from commercials, to voice over, internet, print, television and movies. His resume includes a dozen commercials, including Paw Patrol, Verizon, Happify, Toys R Us, McDonald's, Band Aid Brand, Comcast, and Mercedes Benz. In addition, Hudson could be seen on print ads for "Queen Mary" and "Second Sight". And he did voice over work for one episode each of the animated series "Clarence" and "We Bare Bears".
Hudson's movie credits include short films like "Sketch Balls", the "Shark Tank" parody "Minnow Tank", "When the Game falls down", "Jester", "It's Okay", "Housewarming", "Foolhardy", "Embedded", "The Disney Think Tank", and "Where you are". He also filmed trailer parodys for four blockbuster movies. Hudson appeared in the feature films "Sensitivity Training", "Of Fortune and Gold", "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" alongside Kevin James, and "Snow". Hudson's latest movie projects were roles in the films "Road, Trees and Honey Bees", "Life Support", and "Bloodline". In the latter movie he plays a the younger version of Seann William Scott's character.
Hudson also has a growing list of television credits under his belt. It includes a role in the pilot "Pink Collar Criminals", a guest appearance in the christmas episode of the Nickelodeon series "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn", a recurring role in "American Crime Story" as the tv son of Sarah Paulson, a guest role in season two and five of "Grace and Frankie" starring Brooklyn Decker, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, and a guest appearance in "Modern Family" with Eric Stonestreet. Since April 2016, Hudson can be seen in the recurring role of Jake Webber in the long-running daytime drama series "General Hospital". He also filmed a guest role in the tv show "Major Crimes", two episodes of "Teachers", as well as challenging role in "Grey's Anatomy". His most recent tv projects were a role in an episode of the comedy series "I'm Dying Up Here", in the pilot of "Forever" starring Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph, and in the pilot of the tv series "L.A.'s Finest".
And hard work pays off, because in 2018 Hudson was honored with a nomination at the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards for his role in "General Hospital". For sure, this was just the beginning of many more nominations and wins for the talented actor.
Hudson is truly a gifted actor on the rise. Directors and others who have worked with him all said that he has excellent memorization skills, a natural approach to acting, and is more than capable to do dramatic and comedic work. But he is also a regular, fun loving and very active kid, who, besides acting, loves animals, swimming, skateboarding, football, soccer and hockey. Hudson West is definetely an actor to look out for, and we will surely hear a lot from him in the future. I am sure that Hudson will go far, am looking forward to see what the future holds for him and wish him all the best!