Brett Hudson

Brett Hudson
Born January 18, 1953 (1953-01-18) (age 65)
Portland, Oregon, United States
Residence Malibu, California, United States
Occupation Musician, singer/songwriter, TV producer, writer
Years active 1965present
Spouse(s) Lavinia Lang

Brett Stuart Hudson (born January 18, 1953), is an American musician and singer-songwriter, possibly best known as the youngest of the 1970s group the Hudson Brothers.[1] He is now a TV producer and writer.


Hudson formed the production company Frozen Pictures[2] with Burt Kearns. He has produced many television shows including All the presidents' Movies with Martin Sheen for Bravo, The Secret History of Rock 'N' Roll for Court TV[3] hosted by Gene Simmons of KISS as well as Fox TV's A Current Affair.[4] He also co-wrote and produced the Burt Reynolds movie Cloud 9. In 2012, Hudson co-produced Hansel & Gretel Get Baked released theatrically by Tribeca Film.[5] He previewed his movie The Chris Montez Story[6] with Chris Montez at The Fest for Beatles Fans convention held March 2010 in Secaucus, New Jersey.[7]

He can be heard singing background on an odd assortment of CDs including Alice Cooper's 1994 The Last Temptation and Ringo Starr's 1999 I Wanna Be Santa Claus. He is also a trumpet player.

Honors and awards

Hudson received the 2009 Las Vegas Film Festival's Golden Ace Award in the Documentary Feature category for The Seventh Python.[8]

Personal life

Hudson married Lavinia Lang.[9]

He was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2007 and after receiving many conventional as well as alternative cancer treatments has been in remission since 2010. He is the uncle of singer/songwriter Sarah Hudson,[10] actress Kate Hudson of Almost Famous and actor Oliver Hudson of the WB's The Mountain.


  1. "Hudson Brothers Discography". Archived from the original on September 14, 2008.
  2. Frozen Pictures
  3. "The Secret History of Rock 'N' Roll". Archived from the original on March 23, 2005.
  4. "Bigfoot News Transcript". A Current Affair. Archived from the original on September 24, 2005.
  5. "Exclusive: Director Duane Journey Talks Hansel & Gretel Get Baked". Dread Central. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  6. "The Chris Montez Story". Frozen Pictures.
  7. "The Fest for Beatles Fans". Archived from the original on February 14, 2010. Retrieved February 20, 2010.
  8. "The Seventh Python". Frozen Pictures. 2008.
  9. "Dropping the Ax Via Fax". People. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  10. Klein, Joshua. "Woman on the Verge: Sarah Hudson". Archived from the original on June 7, 2011.

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