27 Facts About Beau Bridges


Lloyd Vernet "Beau" Bridges III was born on December 9,1941 and is an American actor.


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.


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


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


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.


In 1948, Beau Bridges had an uncredited juvenile role in the iconic film noir Force of Evil, and a role as Bertram in No Minor Vices.


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


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


Beau Bridges appeared in such feature films during that time as The Landlord, The Other Side of the Mountain, Greased Lightning, Norma Rae, Heart Like a Wheel, and The Hotel New Hampshire.


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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


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


The film received mixed reviews, but Beau Bridges' participation was noted for being a positive one.


On February 8,2009, Cynthia Nixon, Blair Underwood, and Beau Bridges won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for their recording of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth.


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.


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


Beau Bridges was contracted to play the role until July 1,2012.


On October 3,2013, Beau Bridges became a major character on the CBS television show The Millers.


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


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


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.


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


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.