Lloyd Bridges

Movie Actor

Lloyd Bridges was born in San Leandro, California, United States on January 15th, 1913 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 85, Lloyd Bridges biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 15, 1913
United States
Place of Birth
San Leandro, California, United States
Death Date
Mar 10, 1998 (age 85)
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$15 Million
Actor, Character Actor, Film Actor, Stage Actor, Television Actor
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University of California, Los Angeles
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Lloyd Bridges Life

Lloyd Vernet Bridges Jr. (January 15, 1913 – March 10, 1998) was an American film, stage, and television actor who appeared in a number of television series and appeared in more than 150 feature films.

He was the father of four children; two of whom were the actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges were the actors. He began his career as a contract artist for Columbia Pictures, appearing in films including Sahara (1943), A Walk In The Sun (1945), Little Big Horn (1951), and High Noon (1952).

He is best remembered for his appearance in Sea Hunt from 1958 to 1961 on television.

He re-invented himself and established a comedic presence in such parody films as Airplane (1980) Jane Austen's Mafia! 1998) Bridges, a two-time Emmy Award winner, was ranked among other categories.

On February 1, 1994, he was acknowledged on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Early life

Bridges were built in San Leandro, California, to Harriet Evelyn (Brown) Bridges (1893-1950), and Lloyd Vernet Bridges (1887–1962), who was active in the California hotel trade and once owned a movie theater. Both of his parents were from Kansas and of English ancestry. Bridges graduated from Petaluma High School in 1930. He then concentrated on political science at UCLA, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Personal life

Dorothy Bridges (née Simpson) was his fraternity's wife; they married in 1938 in New York City. Beau Bridges (born in 1941) and Jeff Bridges (born in 1949); Lucinda Louise Bridges (born in October 1953); and Garrett Myles Bridges (born in 1948) were among the four children suffering from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Beau's uncle and Lloyd's grandson Jordan Bridges are among those who have performed well in the past. For their 50th wedding anniversary, Dorothy and Lloyd exchanged vows.


Lloyd Bridges Career


Bridges appeared in the films Freshman Love (1936) and Dancing Feet (1936).

Bridges made his Broadway debut in 1937 in a short-lived production of Shakespeare's Othello starring Walter Huston and Brian Aherne; Bridges appeared in the Ensemble.

In Suzanna and the Elders (1940), he appeared on stage. He appeared in Northwest Passage (1940) in Hollywood, but not in Hollywood.

Bridges joined Columbia Pictures at $75 a week in 1940, where he appeared in little roles in films and short films.

He appeared in The Lone Wolf Taking a Chance (1941), They Dare Not Love (1941), Doctor's Alibi (1941), Our Wife (1941), and I Was a Prisoner on Devil's Island (1941). Mr. Jordan (1941) Bridges is the pilot of the plane in the "heaven" scene.

Bridges later reflected,

He left Columbia Pictures during World War II to enlist in the United States Coast Guard. Following his release, he returned to acting. He served as a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, made several public service announcements for the group, and was named honorary commodore. Mike Nelson's character in Bridges was also depicted as a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, and he did appear in uniform. Beau and Jeff, the bridges' sons, also served in the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Reserve.

Bridges' first lead role was in the Universal serial Agent X-9 (1945). Strange Confession (1945), an Inner Sanctum mystery, was held in the studio.

Bridges appeared in independent films, A Walk in the Sun (1945), and Abilene Town (1946). Miss Susie Slagle's (1946) and Walter Wanger's Canyon Passage (1947) were in He appeared in a small part in Cecil B. DeMille's film Unconquered in 1947.

He reprised lead roles with Secret Service Investigator (1948) at Republic Pictures (1948) and 16 Fathoms Deep (1948) for Monogram Pictures. Bridges played a supporting role in Frank Borzage's Moonrise (1948), and after that, they were the leader in Hideout (1949) for the Republic.

At Universal, George Sherman, Red Canyon (1949), and a short time at MGM, Mr. Whitney Had a Notion (1949). He was a key figure in Home of the Brave (1949). He was Howard Duff's friend in Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949), who later for Sherman.

Bridges appeared in Trapped (1949), directed by Richard Fleischer for Eagle Lion and Rocketship X-M (1950) for Lippert Pictures. He had support roles in Colt (1951), The White Tower (1951), and The Sound of Fury (1950) (directed by Cy Endfield).

Bridges were briefly blacklisted in the 1950s after he revealed to the House Un-American Activities Committee that he had once been a member of the Actors' Laboratory Theatre, a faction that had links to the Communist Party. He returned to acting after debating his membership and serving as a co-observer, achieving his highest success in television.

Bridges appeared in "Man's First Debt" in The Bigelow Theatre in 1951. He appeared in the films The Fighting Seventh (1951), Three Steps North (1951), and Richer Than the Earth (1951).

Robert Montgomery Presents (1952) and "International Incident" for Studio One in Hollywood (1952) (the latter was produced by Franklin J. Schaffner) on television, he did "Rise Up and Walk" for Robert Montgomery Presents (1952). In High Noon (1952), bridges played a supporting role.

Bridges guest appeared on Suspense ("Her Last Adventure") and Schlitz Playhouse ("This Plane for Hire"), as well as supporting roles in Plymouth Adventure (1952) and The Sabre and the Arrow (1953). In The Tall Texan (1953) for Lippert Pictures, bridges have returned to their positions.

Bridges appeared in Goodyear Playhouse (1953) and City of Bad Men (1953) for Fox, and was in "The Long Way Home" (1953). He travelled to the United Kingdom to star in The Limping Man (1953) for Cy Endfield. In Dead Pigeon (1953–54), which had a brief run, he returned to Broadway.

He was in charge of a horse film Prince of the Blue Grass (1954) and returned to England for Hammer Films' Third Party Risk (1954).

Joel McCrea was instrumental in Wichita (1955) and was a star in Roger Corman's low-budget Apache Women (1955).

Bridges appeared in "Broadway Trust" for Crossroads (1955), "The Dark Fleece" and "Edge of Terror" for Climax, as well as "The Dark Fleece" and "Edge of Terror" for Climax! (1955) (the latter was shot by John Frankenheimer), "The Ainsley Case" for Front Row Center (1956), "Across the Dust" and "Prairie Dog Court" for Chevron Hall of Stars (1956), "The Silent Gun" and "American Primitive" for Studio One in Hollywood (1956). In the low budget Wetbacks (1956) and a support role in The Rainmaker (1956), he was leading the effort.

In an episode titled "Tragedy in a Temporary Town" written by Reginald Rose and directed by Sidney Lumet, Bridges attracted notice in 1956 for his emotional appearance on the live anthology program The Alcoa Hour. Bridges inadvertently used profanity when adlibbing during the performance. Despite the fact that the tongue triggered hundreds of calls, the episode was a recipient of a Robert E. Sherwood Television Award, with Bridges' defiance being denied even by some clergy members. Bridges received an Emmy Award nomination for their role.

Bridges did "The Regulators" for Studio 57 (1956), "They Never Forget" for The United States Steel Hour (1957), "They Never Forget" for The United States Steel Hour (1957), "The Sound of Silence," "Figures in Clay" (1957), and "Clash by Night" (1957) for Playhouse 90, the latter with Kim Stanley. Bridges appeared on several episodes of Zane Grey Theatre, including "Time of Decision" (1957) and "Wire" (1958).

He backed Rory Calhoun in Ride Out for Revenge (1957) and appeared on "A Time to Cry" on The Frank Sinatra Show (1958) based on a script by Paddy Chayefsky based on Marilyn Monroe's life; Bridges portrayed a sportsman based on Joe di Maggio opposite Kim Stanley; For Target (1958), he directed "Piano to Thunder Springs."

Bridges gained a large following as Mike Nelson, the main protagonist in Ivan Tors' television series Sea Hunt, which ran in syndication from 1958 to 1961. He also wrote Mask and Flippers, a skin-diving book co-author.

Bridges did "Lepke" (1959) for Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1960), "Ransom" (1960) (directed by Budd Boetticher), and "Image of a Drawn Sword" (1961) for Zane Grey Theatre. "Who Killed Julie Greer?" he did in a TV film The Valley of Decision (1960), "Death of the Temple Bay" for The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1961), "Who Killed Julie Greer?" The Dick Powell Theatre, "The Fortress," (1961) for Alcoa Premiere (1961) and "The Two of Us" (1962) for Checkmate. In 1962, he appeared at a special Marineland Carnival.

Bridges appeared in the eponymous CBS anthology film The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963) (produced by Aaron Spelling) which also included appearances by his sons Beau and Jeff.

"A Hero for Our Times" for Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963), "Wild Bill Hickok – the Man" for The Great Adventure (1964), "Cannibal Plants, They Eat You Alive" for Theater of Stars (1964), "Exit From a Plane in Flight" for Theater of Stars (1965), followed Bridges.

Gene Roddenberry, a producer who worked on Bridges on Sea Hunt, is reportedly gave Bridges the Captain Kirk role on Star Trek before the part was given to William Shatner. In addition,, he appeared in the Rod Serling western series The Loner, which lasted one season from 1965 to 1966, but was forced to pull scripts due to strong feedback and many scripts by Rod Serling, who argued the show was too "adult" and realistic.

With Around the World Under the Sea (1966), bridges returned to their appearances. In "Fake Out" (1966), he appeared, and wrote A Case of Libel (1968).

Daring Game (1968) and Attack on the Iron Coast (1968), both directed by Ivan Tors, were two action films starring Bridges. (1968) he appeared on CBS Playhouse as "The People Next Door."

Bridges appeared in two television films, The Silent Gun (1969), and Silent Night, Lonely Night (1969). In Richard Brooks' film The Happy Ending (1969) he was a support actor.

Bridges returned to Broadway as a replacement for Cactus Flower (1967).

Do You Take This Stranger? Bridges were in high demand for TV shows such as The Love War (1970) and Lost Flight (1970). (1971) A Tattered Web (1971), and The Deadly Dream (1971) He appeared in a short lived series San Francisco International Airport (1970-71) and was a support actor in a film called Find a Man (1972).

Bridges appeared on "Lucy's Big Break" (1972), a (then) rare comedy appearance on "Lucy's Big Break" (1972). He continued in TV movies: Haunts of the Very Rich (1972), Trouble Comes to Town (1973), Running Wild (1973), The Whirlwind (1974), The Dreamer (1973), and Stowaway to the Moon (1975).

In a short-lived Police Story spin-off starring Joe Forrester (1975-76), Bridges appeared.

Bridges appeared in several mini-series, including Roots and How the West Was Won. He returned to television films: The Force of Evil (1978), Telethon (1978), The Great Wallendas (1978) and The Critical List (1978).

Bridges appeared in "The Living Legend" for Battlestar Galactica (1978) and travelled to Australia to make Shimmering Light (1978) with Beau. Beau was a support performer in The Fifth Musketeer (1979), Bear Island (1979), and This Year's Blonde (1980) (as Johnny Hyde).

In Airplane, Bridges had his biggest film in a long time! (1980) A spoof of disaster films. He appeared in several miniseries, including East of Eden (1981), The Blue and the Gray (1982) and George Washington (1984). Will You Run with Me? He appeared on shows such as The Love Boat (1981), Loving (1983), and Matt Houston (1983) and later made television shows such as Life of the Party (1982). (1983) The United States was a republic in the United States.

Bridges reprised his Airplane!

role in Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

Bridges appeared in a short-lived series Paper Dolls (1984). He appeared on television in Alice in Wonderland (1985), Dress Gray (1986), and North and South, Book II (1986).

He was in Weekend Warriors (1986) for Disney and The Wild Pair (1987), starring and directed by Beau, and The Thanksgiving Promise (1986) for Disney. Bridges appeared in Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1987) and was in She Was Marked for Murder (1988), for television.

Bridges appeared in the films Winter People (1989) and Cousins (1989). In 1989, he appeared in the television show Cross of Fire (1989).

Bridges appeared in Capital News (1990), a short-lived series for ABC. He appeared in Joe Versus the Volcano in 1990, and portrayed Harry Helmsley in Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Means, a made-for-television film.

Bridges appeared in 'Total Gift (1990) and then returned to his comedy career with a supporting role in Hot Shots! (1991): The United States (1991). He appeared in In the Nick of Time (1992) and was in Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992), and Mr. Bluesman (1993), before reprising his old role in Hot Shots. Part II (1993): There are two parts of the story.

In 1994, Bridges performed Secret Sins of the Father (1994) with his son Beau (who supervised), and Cinderella. In Time (1994): Frozen in Time (Frozen). Harts of the West (1993–1994) was his last regular television series.

In a big budget action film Blown Away (1994), Bridges aided son Jeff. He appeared on "Sandkings" (1995) on The Outer Limits (1995) and The Deliverance of Elaine (1996), and did voice work on Peter and the Wolf (1995). He was in a semi-regular role on Second Noah (1996).

He received his second Emmy Award nomination four decades after the first was nominated in 1998 for his role as Izzy Mandelbaum on Seinfeld.

Bridges served on the Los Angeles Student Film Institute's advisory board.

On Ned and Stacey, Bridges also appeared.

Bridges' last roles were in Mafia!

(1998) and "Mady" (2000).