- Date of Birth:
- October 17, 1949
Bill Hudson (born William Louis Hudson on October 17, 1949) is an American musician and actor. Bill’s acting career was very limited, with roles in the movie Big Shots (1987) and a recurring role on Doogie Howser, M.D. In Dec. 2011, Bill released a memoir about his strained relationship with ex-wife Goldie Hawn and their two children called “Two Versions: The Other Side of Fame & Family.”
Best Known For:
Being the biological father of actors Oliver and Kate Hudson.
Bill married his first wife, Goldie, in 1976 after she divorced Gus Trikonis. They had two children together, Oliver and Kate, before they divorced in 1980. Since then, Bill has had a very limited relationship with their kids, and has accused Goldie of cheating on him a number of times. In 1982, Bill re-married Cindy Williams from Laverne & Shirley. He had another two children with Cindy, Emily and Zachary Hudson, before they divorced in 2000. In 2006, Bill’s unidentified longterm girlfriend gave birth to his fifth child, Lalania Hudson.