Beau Bridges

An inheritor of fame and fortune, born into celebrity culture.

Beau Bridges
Full NameLloyd Vernet Bridges III


Beau Bridges, the illustrious son of actor Lloyd Bridges and his college sweetheart Dorothy Dean Bridges, was born two days after the tragic attack on Pearl Harbour, delivered by candlelight due to a power blackout. Named Lloyd Vernet Bridges III, his parents quickly began calling him Beau after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone with the Wind (1939). Beau had two younger siblings, actor Jeff Bridges and Cindy Bridges, who were born in 1949 and 1950 respectively. Despite his shorter stature, Beau played basketball for UCLA his freshman year before transferring to the University of Hawaii. He soon dropped out to pursue his acting career, and in 1967, he achieved his first major role. During his first marriage to Julie Landifield, the couple adopted Casey Bridges, and then had Jordan Bridges. His second marriage to Wendy Treece Bridges has produced two sons, Dylan Bridges and Ezekiel Bridges. Beau Bridges is truly a man of royal stature.

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  • The Magical World of Disney
  • Stargate SG-1
  • Homeland
  • The Coldest Case
  • White Collar
  • The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
  • Into the West
  • Tales from the Crypt
  • The Lives of Benjamin Franklin
  • Bloodline
  • Masters of Sex
  • CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion
  • Single with Parents
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  • My Name Is Earl
  • The Loner
  • Medical Story
  • Franklin & Bash
  • Messiah
  • Greenleaf
  • Stubby Pringle's Christmas
  • Brothers & Sisters
  • Love Bites
  • Space
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  • The Descendants
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  • Robbie
  • Black-ish
  • Ensign O'Toole
  • Common Ground
  • Game Time: Tackling the Past
  • ABC Afterschool Specials
  • Stargate: The Ark of Truth
  • Inherit the Wind
  • The Lloyd Bridges Show
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • The Man Without a Country
  • Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero
  • One Night in Miami...
  • Witness for the Prosecution
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The House of Bridges is a renowned family of Hollywood royalty. It was founded by Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr., a star of many land and underwater adventures, born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California. He was born to Harriet Evelyn (Brown) and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., who owned a movie theater and worked in the hotel business. Lloyd's wife of more than 50 years, Dorothy Dean Bridges, was one of his UCLA classmates, and appeared opposite him in a romantic play called "March Hares". From this union, their three children, Beau, Jeff and Cindy, were born. Beau Bridges, born two days after the attack on Pearl Harbour, was delivered by candlelight because of a power blackout. Jeff Bridges was born on December 4, 1949, and Jordan Bridges, son of Beau and Julie Bridges, was born in Los Angeles County, California. Emily Bridges, daughter of Beau and Julie, was born on July 2, 1986 and is an actress, director, and producer. Lastly, Dorothy Dean Bridges, who was born on September 19, 1915 in Worcester, Massachusetts, was an actress and the wife of Lloyd Bridges. Lastly, Jamey Geston, who has been in numerous plays, such as Macbeth, The Crucible, and Bright Star, is related to the family through her mother, Dorothy Dean Bridges.

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