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Short Info

Date Of BirthAugust 23, 1951
SpouseWendy Gotelee
FactFather of singer Sarah Hudson.

Mark Hudson (born October 14, 1978) is an American former professional soccer player who played as a defender. He is currently the head coach of the MLS club Colorado Rapids.

Hudson was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Ellicott City, Maryland. He attended Howard High School where he played on the varsity soccer team. Hudson played college soccer at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County from 1997 to 2000. He was named the America East Defensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2000.

Hudson began his professional career with the Major League Soccer club D.C. United in 2001. He made 14 appearances for the club before being traded to the Colorado Rapids in 2002. Hudson spent two seasons with the Rapids, making 34 appearances. He was traded to the New York Red Bulls in 2004 and spent four seasons with the club, making 103 appearances. Hudson was named captain of the Red Bulls in 2007.

In 2009, Hudson signed with English Premier League club Fulham. He made 12 appearances for Fulham before being loaned to Championship club Hull City in 2010. Hudson made 27 appearances for Hull City and helped the club win promotion to the Premier League. He returned to Fulham for the 2010-11 season and made four appearances.

Hudson signed with MLS expansion club Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2011. He made 27 appearances for the Whitecaps before being traded to the San Jose Earthquakes in 2012. Hudson made 18 appearances for the Earthquakes before retiring from professional soccer in 2013.

Hudson began his coaching career with the New York Red Bulls II in 2015. He was named head coach of the MLS club Colorado Rapids in 2019.

Hudson has earned one cap for the United States national team. He was a member of the U.S. team at the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Hudson is married to his wife, Brooke. The couple has two children together.

General Info

Full NameMark Hudson
Date Of BirthAugust 23, 1951
Height1.85 m
Weight77 kg
ProfessionRecord producer, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Lonely School Year, Rendezvous, If You Really Need Me


SpouseWendy Gotelee
ChildrenSarah Hudson
ParentsEleanor Hudson
SiblingsBrett Hudson, Bill Hudson, Lonely School Year, Rendezvous, If You Really Need Me


Music GroupsHudson Brothers
TV ShowsThe Hudson Brothers Show, The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show, Sara, The One: Making a Music Star

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1Ex-brother-in-law of Goldie Hawn and Cindy Williams.
2Uncle-in-law of Erinn Bartlett and Chris Robinson.
3Father of singer Sarah Hudson.
4Uncle of Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson.
5Middle brother of Bill Hudson and Brett Hudson.



Music Department

The Chris Montez Story2014Documentary music supervisor
Ice Road Truckers2007-2013TV Series documentary song - 44 episodes
Dog the Bounty HunterTV Series composer - 39 episodes, 2003 - 2012 music producer - 26 episodes, 2003 - 2005
The Seventh Python2008Documentary music supervisor
The X Factor2005-2006TV Series vocal coach - 20 episodes
Meet Hanson1997TV Short documentary music supervisor
The Late Show1986TV Series composer: theme music / musical director


Super Secret Service2012TV SeriesHimelf
Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp2011TV SeriesCounselor
What The2011TV SeriesMark Hudson
Sara1985TV SeriesStuart Webber
Hysterical1983Dr. Paul Batton
BBC2 Playhouse1981TV SeriesHammer
The Love Boat1980TV SeriesJerry Crawford
Bonkers!1978TV SeriesHost
The Millionaire1978TV MovieMike Reardon
Zero to Sixty1978Sammy


One Hit Wonderland2013-2015TV Series documentary writer - 3 episodes
Ice Road Truckers2007TV Series documentary writer: "Livin' On The Edge" - as Hudson
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days2003"Catch Me If You Can"
A Guy Thing2003writer: "Blink"
Destination Anywhere1997Video writer: "Naked"
Body Rock1984producer: "Smooth Talker" / writer: "Smooth Talker"
Gremlins1984lyrics: "Gremlins...Mega-Madness" / music: "Gremlins...Mega-Madness" / producer: "Gremlins...Mega-Madness"


What The2011TV Series executive producer
Ringo Rama2003Video documentary short producer
Offshore Television1988TV Series producer


What The2011TV Series
Ringo Rama2003Video documentary short


Offshore Television1988TV Series written by


Ringo Rama2003Video documentary short


The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1977TV Series assistant choreographer - 1 episode


Ringo Starr and the Roundheads Live2012Video documentaryHimself
Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Counselor
Beatles Stories2011DocumentaryHimself
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)2010DocumentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Xtra Factor2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2006TV SeriesHimself
The X Factor2004-2006TV SeriesHimself - Judges' Expert / Himself / Himself - Vocal Coach
The One: Making a Music Star2006TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Himself - Expert / Judge
An Audience with Joan Rivers2006TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Me and Graham: The Soundtrack of Our Lives2005DocumentaryHimself
Frontline2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Fake Movies2003VideoHimself
Wetten, dass..?1998TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Club Rhino1990TV MovieHimself
Offshore Television1988TV SeriesHimself
The Late Show1987TV SeriesHimself
More Than Brothers1985TV ShortHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976-1977TV SeriesHimself / Himself - The Hudson Brothers / Himself - Singer / ...
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1977TV SeriesHimself
The Sonny and Cher Show1976TV SeriesHimself / Various Characters
The Hollywood Squares1974-1976TV SeriesHimself - The Hudson Brothers
The Rock 'n' Fun Magic Show1975TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show1974TV SeriesHimself - The Hudson Brothers

Archive Footage

Frontline1995TV Series documentaryHimself - Branch Davidian Child


Nominated Awards

1995Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Original SongOn Deadly Ground (1994)
1985Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Original SongBody Rock (1984)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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