Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Santiago-Hudson in 2008, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Ruben Santiago, Jr.

Place of Birth: Lackawanna, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 24, 1956

*Puerto Rican (father)
*African-American (mother)

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an American actor, playwright, and director.

Ruben is the son of Alean Hudson and Ruben Santiago. Ruben’s father was from Puerto Rico. Ruben’s mother was an African-American, from Clairton, Pennsylvania. Ruben was born under the surname Santiago, and later also added his mother’s surname Hudson. Ruben is married to Jeannie Brittan, and has four children.

Ruben’s maternal grandfather was named A. G. Hudson.

Ruben’s maternal grandmother was named Jessie Sallie.


Obituary of Ruben’s aunt (mother’s sister) –

Marriage record of Ruben’s maternal grandparents, A. G. Hudson and Jessie Sallie –

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