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Beau Bridges

Actor, Director Date of birth 9th December 1941
Place of birth Hollywood, California, USA
Year of debut 1948
First feature film No Minor Vices


  • Golden Globe Awards nominated1
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Beau Bridges is the eldest son of actor Lloyd Bridges. He is Jeff Bridges' brother. He began acting as a child in movies such as The Red Pony. He studied at UCLA and the University of Hawaii. He returned to acting in his twenties when he failed to become a basketball player. In 1989 he gained recognition starring opposite his brother in The Fabulous Baker Boys. He has since starred in a variety of movies including The Ballad Of Jack And Rose and Max Payne.

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Packshot for the film Hit & Run (2012)
15 Certificate
96 Mins

An ex-getaway driver goes on a danger filled road trip. With Bradley Cooper and Kristen Bell. Strong language, strong violence, sexual references and soft drug use.

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  • Best known as an actor, Beau Bridges has also directed movies including The Wild Pair and Seven Hours To Judgement.
  • He has starred in several US TV series. He played the title character's father in My Name Is Earl. He also starred as Major General Hank Landry in Stargate SG-1.
  • He was born Lloyd Vernot Bridges III. His parents began calling him Beau after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone With The Wind.
  • As a child he had an uncredited role, Frankie Turner, in Force Of Evil.
  • He has two children from his marriage to Julie Landfield. They divorced after twenty years of marriage. In 1984 he married Wendy Treece. They have three children together.


  • 1 Golden Globe Awards nominated

    • 1969 Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting in a Motion Picture - For Love Of Ivy