21 Facts About Beau Bridges


Beau Bridges is a three-time Emmy, two-time Golden Globe and one-time Grammy Award winner, as well as a two-time Screen Actors Guild Award nominee.

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Beau Bridges is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and elder brother of fellow actor Jeff Bridges.

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Beau Bridges was nicknamed Beau by his parents after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone with the Wind.

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Beau Bridges has shared a close relationship with Jeff, for whom he acted as a surrogate father during childhood, when their father was busy with work.

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In 1948, Beau Bridges had an uncredited juvenile role in the iconic film noir Force of Evil, and No Minor Vices as Bertram, in 1949 he played a third juvenile role in the film The Red Pony.

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Beau Bridges appeared in other television series too, including National Velvet, The Fugitive, Combat, Bonanza, Mr Novak, and The Loner.

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Beau Bridges found steady work in television and film throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

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In 1995, Beau Bridges starred with his father and his son Dylan in "The Sandkings", the two-part pilot episode of the Showtime science fiction series, The Outer Limits.

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Beau Bridges had a recurring role in the Showtime series Beggars and Choosers .

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Beau Bridges played a single father and college professor in the fantasy adventure film, Voyage of the Unicorn, based on the novel by James C Christensen.

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Beau Bridges played the character in five episodes of the spin-off series Stargate Atlantis as well as the two direct to DVD films Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Stargate: Continuum.

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Beau Bridges received a 2007 Emmy Award nomination for his performance.

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In 2008, Beau Bridges co-starred in the motion picture Max Payne, based on the video game character.

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Beau Bridges portrayed "BB" Hensley, an ex-cop who aides Wahlberg on his quest to bring down a serial killer.

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In 2009, Beau Bridges guest-starred as Eli Scruggs on the 100th episode of Desperate Housewives and received an Emmy Award nomination for his performance.

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In 2010, Beau Bridges signed with Chris Mallick in the production of the film Columbus Circle.

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Beau Bridges plays Tom, the father of two children: son Nathan Miller and daughter Debbie .

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Beau Bridges has had several roles in films since then including Underdog Kids and Lawless Range in 2016.

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Beau Bridges is the only actor to win the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or Special more than once, with two wins.

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Beau Bridges married Julie Landfield in 1964, and the two divorced in 1974.

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Beau Bridges has stated that if the script calls for his character to say God's name in vain, he will ask the director if he can change the line.

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