Do you remember the Santa from the hit Christmas Comedy Home Alone?
The American actor and voice actor Kenneth Hudson Campbell aka Ken Hudson Campbell played the role of Santa in the Home Alone.
Ken is now fighting against cancer and has turned to a GoFundMe page to raise money for his expensive cancer surgery.
Ken Hudson Campbell’s Health Condition
Ken’s health condition and his battle against Cancer came to light in October 2023 when the actor announced that a tumor had grown on the bottom of his mouth and had started to encroach on his teeth.
Recently, he launched a fundraiser to collect money for his medical bills as he has to undergo 10 hours of surgery to remove the tumor.
He will have a large portion of his jawbone removed which will be followed by multiple rounds of radiation and chemotherapy.
According to his fundraiser page, he lost the SAG-AFTRA health insurance following the COVID-19 pandemic, in January 2022, which he had used for his whole career.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ken has a net worth of $2 million. However, the actor now needs little help from all of us to afford the hefty bills for his treatment and recovery.
The physical and speech therapy are covered but the actor and his family are expecting huge out-of-pocket costs for medical equipment, caregivers/ skilled nursing, dental implants, dentures, insurance premiums, and transportation.
Ken Hudson Campbell's Wife
Ken has been active in the entertainment industry for more than three decades. However, the actor has made sure to not blend his personal life with his profession.
In the industry where the lives of celebrities are often an open book, Ken has successfully managed to keep his married life and the details of his wife under wraps.
His fundraising page does have the names of his immediate family. It seems that his wife’s name is Kathleen Campbell.
According to Kathleen Campbell’s IMDb, she is also an actress known for her roles in The John Larroquette Show (1993), Street of Pain (2003), and Stories USA (2007).
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Ken Hudson Campbell Children
Likewise, the page has stated that Ken is a family man and a loving father of two children.
The names of his kids might be Richard Campbell and Michaela Campbell.
According to the page, his immediate family Kathleen, Richard, and Michaele will be taking care of him in this recovery journey.
Ken Hudson’s Early Life And Movies
Ken Hudson was born in the year 1962 in Elmhurst, Illinois, U.S. Ken, whose birthday is on June 5, is currently at the age of 61.
Ken has been acting professionally since 1990. He landed the role of Santa in Home Alone when he was still a member of The Second City, an improvisational comedy enterprise.
He is also known for playing the character of Animal/ Chuck in the American Sitcom Herman’s Head from 1991 to 1994.
Ken’s other acting credit includes Local Heroes, Baby Bob, The Practice, The Ladies Man, Dr. Dolittle 2, Stories USA, and many more.
Recently, Ken was seen as Mark Armstrong in Digging to Death in 2021.