Judson (J The Kid) Mills (born May 10, 1969) is an American actor. He is known for his performances as Texas Ranger Francis Gage in the American action drama television series Walker, Texas Ranger (1999 - 2001). Judson Mills joined the TV series in the second episode of Season 7 "In Harm's Way" together with his female partner and good friend Sydney Cooke (Nia Peeples) to back up Walker and his team. From 1991 to 1993, Judson Mills performed as Alexander "Hutch" Hutchinson on As the World Turns. He also appeared on The X-Files and Disney 's Mighty Joe Young as supporting actor. Judson also appeared on episodes on Saving Grace as Ham's brother as a Marine.