Beau Bridges

Beau Bridges

Dec. 9th, 1941
Born in
Hollywood, California, USA
5' 10

Beau Bridges' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Stargate SG-1 TV Show
Stargate SG-1
My Name Is Earl TV Show
My Name Is Earl
Masters of Sex TV Show
Masters of Sex
The Millers TV Show
The Millers
Into the West TV Show
Into the West
10.5: Apocalypse TV Show
10.5: Apocalypse
Harts of the West TV Show
Harts of the West
The Loner TV Show
The Loner
The Agency (2001) TV Show
The Agency (2001)
Single with Parents TV Show
Single with Parents
Space TV Show
Benjamin Franklin TV Show
Benjamin Franklin
United States TV Show
United States

Main Movie Roles

2013 - Rushlights
2012 - Hit & Run
2012 - Eden
2011 - The Descendants
2010 - Don't Fade Away
2010 - My Girlfriend's Boyfriend
2008 - Max Payne
2007 - Spinning Into Butter
2007 - Americanizing Shelley
2007 - Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience
2006 - Charlotte's Web
2006 - The Good German
2006 - I-See-You.Com
2005 - The Ballad of Jack and Rose
1999 - The White River Kid
1997 - RocketMan
1996 - Jerry Maguire
1992 - Sidekicks
1991 - Married to It
1990 - Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will?
1989 - The Fabulous Baker Boys
1989 - The Wizard
1987 - The Killing Time
1984 - The Hotel New Hampshire
1981 - Honky Tonk Freeway
1980 - Silver Dream Racer
1979 - The Fifth Musketeer
1979 - The Fifth Musketeer
1977 - Greased Lightning
1976 - Two-Minute Warning
1976 - Swashbuckler
1972 - Child's Play
1965 - Village of the Giants
1949 - The Red Pony
1948 - Force of Evil

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Seaman Howard Spicer
Judge Bob Gibbs
Hank Tilby
Howard Sears
Nick Brody
Roy Gilbert
Major General Hank Landry
Dan Falco
Benjamin Goodwin
Sheriff Scaley Briggs (Voiced)
[Complete List]


Beau Bridges is the son of actor 'Lloyd Bridges' and his wife, who was his college sweetheart, 'Dorothy Dean Bridges'. Born just two days after the attack on Pearl Harbour, he was delivered by candlelight because of a power blackout. Named Lloyd Vernet Bridges III, his parents immediately started calling him Beau after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone with the Wind (1939), a book they were reading at the time. His younger brother, actor 'Jeff Bridges', was born in 1949 and a sister, 'Cindy Bridges', the following year.

Although only 5'10", Beau played basketball for UCLA his freshman year. The following year he transferred to the University of Hawaii, but dropped out to pursue acting and got his first major role in 1967. During his first marriage to Julie Landifield, they adopted 'Casey Bridges' and then had 'Jordan Bridges'. He and his second wife, Wendy Treece Bridges, have three children from this marriage: 'Dylan Bridges' (born 1985); 'Emily Bridges', (born 1987) and Ezekiel Jeffry Bridges.

Bridges likes to play guitar and collects Native American percussion instruments. He also loves the ocean, including swimming and surfing. He is also active in environmental causes and handgun control.

  • Starred with father 'Lloyd Bridges' (qv) and son 'Dylan Bridges' (qv) in Showtime's _"The Outer Limits" (1995)_ (qv) on 22 March 1995.
  • Father of 'Casey Bridges' (qv) (adopted), 'Jordan Bridges' (qv), 'Dylan Bridges' (qv), 'Emily Bridges' (qv), and Ezekiel Jeffry Bridges (b. 1993).
  • Brother of 'Jeff Bridges (I)' (qv).
  • He was a very promising basketball player in his youth, and was scouted by quite a few NBA teams.
  • Enlisted in the US Coast Guard in 1959, and also served for eight years in the Coast Guard Reserve.
  • Son of 'Dorothy Dean Bridges' (qv).
  • Another brother, Garrett Myles Bridges was born in June of 1948 but died of SIDS less than two months later.
  • Son of 'Lloyd Bridges' (qv).

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