Ernest Waddell was born on July 22, 1986. He is a New York City based actor and he also is an amateur abstract painter. Ernest career is only starting but nonetheless he has already many films and TV series on his profile list.
His acting career began in 2003 with the movie as the main character Flint Williams. That same year Ernest appears as a guest star in the series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the episode “Risk” as Terrell. Also in the film The Poker Game that Ernest was on, the movie won The Audience Award in the new filmmakers program at the Howl Festival in New York in 2003.
In 2004, Waddell did a guest appearance in the TV series Third Watch in the episode “Sleeping Dogs Lie” as Tony. Then on 2004 Ernest did a movie called Townies as a character name Brad. The he landed his first recurring role of Dante in the TV series The Wire. Then another guest appearance in the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the episode “Haunted” as Ken Randall a different character.
In 2005, Ernest continues his guest appearance in the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the episode “Strain”. Also he landed another recurring role in another TV series called As the World Turns as Curtis Harris #3.
In 2006, Waddell goes back to the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the episode “Venom”. The he was in the production of the movie Kiss Me Again as a student. Also that year he landed a role in the WB’s series The Bedford Diaries as one of the main characters Lee Rasmussen. Sadly the series only lasted one season before the WB was merged with UPN and created the new network The CW. After this he did a movie called Stutter, his character name was Shep. This same year Ernest landed a guest appearance in the new network the CW's in the series One Tree Hill as Peyton brother Derek.