Ruben Santiago-Hudson recently directed the world premieres of Dominique Morriseau’s Skeleton Crew at the Atlantic Theatre and Paradise Blue at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Mr. Santiago-Hudson won a Tony when he starred in August Wilson’s Seven Guitars on Broadway and later went on to direct the play himself to high praise. Other directing credits include The Piano Lesson, The First Breeze of Summer, Cabin in the Sky, and many more. The multi-award-winning actor and director wrote, executive produced and starred in the HBO film Lackawanna Blues, based on his award-winning play. It received several honors, including Emmy, Golden Globes, and Humanitas, National Board of Reviews, and Christopher Awards. Ruben stars alongside Anika Noni Rose in BET’s new drama The Quad, premiering in January 2017.
Santiago-Hudson recurs on Showtime’s Billions and recently starred in TNT’s Public Morals.
Damian Lewis and Ruben Santiago-Hudson in “Billions.”Credit…Jeff Neuman/Showtime
Ruben Santiago-Hudson as Raul Gomez and Damian Lewis as Bobby ÒAxeÓ Axelrod in BILLIONS (Season 3, Episode 10, “Redemption”). – Photo: Jeff Neumann/SHOWTIME – Photo ID: BILLIONS_310_1337.R.jpg
TNT’s Public Morals Blackfilms.com Edward Burns, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Wass Stevens, and Patrick Murney in Public Morals (2015)
Low Winter Sun
Nick (William P. Lush), Maya (Sprague Grayden), Damon (James Ransone), Geddes (Lennie James), Dani (Athena Karkanis), Frank Agnew (Mark Strong), Lt. Charles Dawson (Ruben Santiago-Hudson) and Simon Boyd (David Costabile) – Low Winter Sun _ Season 1 _ Gallery – Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC
Lt. Charles Dawson (Ruben Santiago-Hudson) and Frank Agnew (Mark Strong) in Season 1 of “Low Winter Sun.” (AMC)
Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Mark Strong in Low Winter Sun (2013) Photo by Alicia Gbur/AMC
Lennie James, Sprague Grayden, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and Athena Karkanis attend AMC’s “Low Winter Sun” cast Q&A with Art House Convergence on July 29, 2013, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
(July 28, 2013 – Source: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images North America)