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Beau Bridges ACTOR




BEAU BRIDGES BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Beau Bridges was born on December 9th, 1941 in Hollywood, California with the birth name Lloyd Vernet Bridges III.  His father, Lloyd Bridges was an actor and he had a two younger siblings, one of which also became involved in acting, Jeff Bridges
 
After High School, he attended college at UCLA and was on the basketball team for his first year, before transferring to the University of Hawaii.  However, he never completed a college degree and instead, chose to drop out and pursue a career as an actor.
 
He got the nickname Beau from his parents after they were reading the book, "Gone With the Wind".  His first real film role was in 1949 on the film, "The Red Pony".  He then enlisted in the US Coast Guard in 1959, and also served for eight years in the Coast Guard Reserve.
 
When he completed his service he went back to pursuing a career as an actor and worked on his father's CBS anthology television series, "The Lloyd Bridges Show" (1962-1963) with his brother Jeff. He also had a guest star appearance on, "12 O-Clock High" (1965). 
 
Majority of his work was appearing with his father such as on fifteen episodes of the western series, "Hart of the West" (1993-1994).  He also worked with his father on, "The Outer Limits" (1995) and "The Sandkings" (1995).  His career continued with a recurring role on the series, "Beggars and Choosers" (1999-2000). 
 
Bridges continues to act and has not slowed down yet.  He was in the NBC television show, "Will & Grace" (2001) and also starred in the film, "Voyage of the Unicorn" (2001).  During 2002 to 2003, Bridges appeared in over thirty episodes of the series, "The Agency".

In 2009 he won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for, "An Inconvenient Truth".  He continues to act today with some of his latest work being in the film, "Columbus Circle" (2010), on the television show, "The Rockford Files" (2010) and currently the film, "Rushlights' (2011) in post production.      
 
He has married twice, first to Julie Bridges from 1964 through 1984.  Together they had two children.  Beau then married Wendy Treece in 1984 and they remain together today and have an additional three children.
 
Along with still being a working actor, Bridges in very involved in environmental causes and handgun control.  He serves as president of the environmental group called, Ventura Coast Keeper and was was honored in 2003 with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  
 
 
Filmography

2011 Rushlights 
2011 The Descendants
2011 Brothers & Sisters
2010 Stasis
2010 My Girlfriend's Boyfriend 
2010 Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove 
2010 Don't Fade Away 
2010 Columbus Circle
2010 The Rockford Files 
2009 The Closer 
2009 Dirty Politics
2009 Desperate Housewives
2008 Max Payne 
2005-2008 My Name Is Earl
2008 Stargate: Continuum 
2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth 
2008 Family Practice 
2008 Spinning Into Butter
2008 Single with Parents
2007 Americanizing Shelley
2005-2007 Stargate SG-1
2007 Two Families 
2006 Charlotte's Web 
2005-2006 Stargate: Atlantis 
2006 The Good German
2005-2006 American Dad!
2006 10.5: Apocalypse 
2006 I-See-You.Com 
2005 Into the West 
2005 Smile 
2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose 
2004 Evel Knievel 
2004 10.5
2004 Debating Robert Lee 
2003 Everwood
2001-2003 The Agency
2003 Out of the Ashes
2002 Sightings: Heartland Ghost 
2002 The District
2002 We Were the Mulvaneys 
2001 Will & Grace
2001 Voyage of the Unicorn 
2000 The Christmas Secret 
2000 Songs in Ordinary Time 
2000 Beggars and Choosers
2000 Meeting Daddy
2000 Sordid Lives 
2000 The Wild Thornberrys
2000 Common Ground 
2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
1999 The White River Kid
1999 P.T. Barnum 
1999 Inherit the Wind
1998 The Defenders: Taking the First 
1998 Maximum Bob
1998 The Defenders: Choice of Evils 
1997 The Defenders: Payback 
1997 RocketMan 
1997 The Second Civil War 
1996 Jerry Maguire
1996 Hidden in America 
1996 The Uninvited 
1996 Losing Chase
1996 Nightjohn 
1996 A Stranger to Love
1996 Memphis PD: War on the Streets 
1995 Kissinger and Nixon 
1995 The Outer Limits 
1994 Million Dollar Babies 
1993-1994 Harts of the West 
1994 Secret Sins of the Father
1994 Vault of Horror I
1993 The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom 
1993 The Man with Three Wives 
1993 Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story 
1992 Sidekicks 
1991 Wildflower 
1991 Married to It 
1991 Tales from the Crypt
1991 Without Warning: The James Brady Story 
1990 Guess Who's Coming for Christmas? 
1990 Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? 
1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction
1989 The Wizard 
1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys 
1989 Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure 
1989 Signs of Life 
1989 The Iron Triangle
1989 Behind God's Back 
1989 Just Another Secret 
1988 Seven Hours to Judgment
1987 The Wild Pair 
1987 The Killing Time
1986 The Thanksgiving Promise 
1986 A Fighting Choice 
1986 Outrage! 
1973-1986 ABC Afterschool Specials
1985 Amazing Stories
1985 Alice in Wonderland 
1985 Space 
1984 The Hotel New Hampshire 
1984 The Red-Light Sting
1983 Heart Like a Wheel
1978-1982 Hallmark Hall of Fame
1982 Love Child
1982 CBS Afternoon Playhouse
1982 Night Crossing
1982 The Kid from Nowhere 
1981 Honky Tonk Freeway
1980 Silver Dream Racer 
1980 United States
1979 The Runner Stumbles
1979 The Fifth Musketeer
1979 The Child Stealer 
1979 Norma Rae 
1978 The President's Mistress
1978 Shimmering Light
1978 The Four Feathers 
1977 Greased Lightning 
1976 Two-Minute Warning 
1966-1976 Insight
1976 Swashbuckler
1976 Dragonfly 
1975 The Other Side of the Mountain 
1975 Medical Story
1974 The Whirlwind
1974 Benjamin Franklin 
1974 Lovin' Molly 
1974 The Stranger Who Looks Like Me 
1973 Your Three Minutes Are Up 
1973 The Man Without a Country 
1972 Child's Play 
1972 Hammersmith Is Out 
1972 Norman Corwin Presents
1971 The Christian Licorice Store 
1971 Robert Young and the Family 
1970 The Landlord
1970 Adam's Woman
1969 Gaily, Gaily 
1968 For Love of Ivy 
1967 Felony Squad
1967 The Incident 
1967 Cimarron Strip
1967 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
1966-1967 The Fugitive
1967 Vacation Playhouse
1966 Gunsmoke
1966 The Loner
1966 Branded
1965 The F.B.I.
1965 Village of the Giants 
1965 12 O'Clock High
1963-1965 Mr. Novak
1960-1964 My Three Sons
1964 Combat!
1964 Dr. Kildare
1964 The Eleventh Hour
1963 Rawhide
1963 Ben Casey
1962-1963 Ensign O'Toole 
1962-1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show
1962 Wagon Train
1962 National Velvet
1961 The Explosive Generation 
1960-1961 Sea Hunt
1961 Zane Grey Theater
1960 The Clear Horizon
1951 The Company She Keeps
1949 Zamba 
1949 The Red Pony
1948 Force of Evil 
1948 No Minor Vices   







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