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Birth information

15 January 1913 San Leandro, California, USA

Death information

10 March 1998 Los Angeles, California, USA

Given Name

Lloyd Vernet Bridges Jr.

How tall is Lloyd Bridges?

1.82 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Dorothy Dean Bridges

Life Story of Lloyd Bridges

The star of many land and underwater adventures, Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. was born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California, to Harriet Evelyn (Brown) and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., who owned a movie theater and also worked in the hotel business. He grew up in various Northern California towns. His father wanted him to become a lawyer, but young Lloyd's interests turned to acting while at the University of California at Los Angeles. (Dorothy Dean Bridges, Bridges' wife of more than 50 years, was one of his UCLA classmates, and appeared opposite him in a romantic play called "March Hares.") He later worked on the Broadway stage, helped to found an off-Broadway theater, and acted, produced and directed at Green Mans ions, a theater in the Catskills. Bridges made his first films in 1936, and went under contract to Columbia in 1941. Allegations that Bridges had been involved with the Communist Party threatened to derail his career in the early 1950s, but he resumed work after testifying as a cooperative witness before the House Un-American Activities, admitting his past party membership and recanting. Making the transition to television, Bridges became a small screen star of...

Significant features of Lloyd Bridges

Gravelly raspy voice
(dyed) Blond hair

What movies did Lloyd Bridges play or participate?

Directors Filmography
Target (1958) , Sea Hunt (1958) ,
Actors Filmography
Meeting Daddy (2000) Mr. Branson, Mafia! (1998) Vincenzo Cortino, Ned and Stacey (1997) Lloyd Bridges, Seinfeld (1997) Izzy Mandelbaum, The Deliverance of Elaine (1996) Addison Hodges, Second Noah (1996) Jessie's Father, Peter and the Wolf (1995) Grandfather, Nothing Lasts Forever (1995) John Cronin, The Other Woman (1995) Jacob, The Outer Limits (1995) Col. Kress, Blown Away (1994) Max, Harts of the West (1994) Jake Tyrell, Cinderella... Frozen in Time (1994) The Storyteller,...

Birth information

15 January 1913 San Leandro, California, USA

Death information

10 March 1998 Los Angeles, California, USA

Given Name

Lloyd Vernet Bridges Jr.

How tall is Lloyd Bridges?

1.82 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Dorothy Dean Bridges

Life Story of Lloyd Bridges

The star of many land and underwater adventures, Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. was born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California, to Harriet Evelyn (Brown) and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., who owned a movie theater and also worked in the hotel business. He grew up in various Northern California towns. His father wanted him to become a lawyer, but young Lloyd's interests turned to acting while at the University of California at Los Angeles. (Dorothy Dean Bridges, Bridges' wife of more than 50 years, was one of his UCLA classmates, and appeared opposite him in a romantic play called "March Hares.") He later worked on the Broadway stage, helped to found an off-Broadway theater, and acted, produced and directed at Green Mans ions, a theater in the Catskills. Bridges made his first films in 1936, and went under contract to Columbia in 1941. Allegations that Bridges had been involved with the Communist Party threatened to derail his career in the early 1950s, but he resumed work after testifying as a cooperative witness before the House Un-American Activities, admitting his past party membership and recanting. Making the transition to television, Bridges became a small screen star of...

Significant features of Lloyd Bridges

Gravelly raspy voice
(dyed) Blond hair

What movies did Lloyd Bridges play or participate?

Directors Filmography
Target (1958) , Sea Hunt (1958) ,
Actors Filmography
Meeting Daddy (2000) Mr. Branson, Mafia! (1998) Vincenzo Cortino, Ned and Stacey (1997) Lloyd Bridges, Seinfeld (1997) Izzy Mandelbaum, The Deliverance of Elaine (1996) Addison Hodges, Second Noah (1996) Jessie's Father, Peter and the Wolf (1995) Grandfather, Nothing Lasts Forever (1995) John Cronin, The Other Woman (1995) Jacob, The Outer Limits (1995) Col. Kress, Blown Away (1994) Max, Harts of the West (1994) Jake Tyrell, Cinderella... Frozen in Time (1994) The Storyteller,...

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Lloyd Bridges in Hot Shots! Der 2. Versuch (1993)

Father of Beau Bridges, Cindy Bridges and Jeff Bridges.

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Lloyd Bridges and Jerry Haleva in Hot Shots! Der 2. Versuch (1993)

Grandfather of Casey Bridges, Jordan Bridges, Dylan Bridges and Emily Bridges

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Lloyd Bridges in Hot Shots! Der 2. Versuch (1993)

Grandfather of Isabelle Bridges, Jessica Lily Bridges and Haley Roselouise Bridges.

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Lloyd Bridges and David Wohl in Hot Shots! Der 2. Versuch (1993)

Was considered for the role of Captain James T. Kirk on Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), which went to William Shatner.

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Lloyd Bridges in Mafia! - Eine Nudel macht noch keine Spaghetti! (1998)

In 1914, he was awarded the winner's cup in a fat-baby contest by its judge, former President William Howard Taft, who thought Lloyd was as fat as he was.

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Beau Bridges, Lloyd Bridges, José Ferrer, Alan Hale Jr., etc.

His final film, the comedy film Mafia! (1998), was dedicated to his memory.

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Lloyd Bridges and Pamela Sue Martin in To Find a Man (1972)

His second-born son, Garrett Myles Bridges (born June 14, 1948), died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) on August 3, 1948.

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Tom Hanks and Lloyd Bridges in Joe gegen den Vulkan (1990)

Interviewed in Tom Weaver's book "They Fought in the Creature Features" (McFarland & Co., 1995).

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Lloyd Bridges in Landung in Salerno (1945)

Attended and graduated from Petaluma High School in Petaluma, California (1930).

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Lloyd Bridges, Lon Chaney Jr., and Tanis Chandler in 16 Fathoms Deep (1948)

Attended and graduated from University of California, Los Angeles (1936).

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Lloyd Bridges in Joe gegen den Vulkan (1990)

Had appeared in two films featuring a manned mission to the Moon: Rocketship X-M (1950) and Stowaway to the Moon (1975).

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Lloyd Bridges, Lon Chaney Jr., and Francis McDonald in Strange Confession (1945)

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 1, 1994.

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Lloyd Bridges in Die unglaubliche Reise in einem verrückten Flugzeug (1980)

The Seinfeld (1989) episode "The Burning" was dedicated "In memory of our friend Lloyd Bridges", who played Izzy Mendelbaum in "The English Patient" and "The Blood".

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Lloyd Bridges, Robert Stack, etc.

The Bridges family made its way from North Carolina to Arkansas to Kansas, to California to Oregon to California through successive generations. Lloyd's great grandfather James Graham Bridges fought with the Confederacy in the 35th Arkansas Infantry.

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He appeared in three films which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), The Talk of the Town (1942) and High Noon (1952).

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Lloyd Bridges and Stephen Stucker in Die unglaubliche Reise in einem verrückten Flugz

He, his son Beau Bridges and his grandson Dylan Bridges played three generations of the Kress family in The Outer Limits: Sandkings (1995).

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Lloyd Bridges and Robert Stack in Die unglaubliche Reise in einem verrückten Flugzeug

He has appeared in three films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: A Walk in the Sun (1945), High Noon (1952) and Airplane! (1980).

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Lloyd Bridges in Die unglaubliche Reise in einem verrückten Flugzeug (1980)

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Lloyd Bridges, Morris Carnovsky, and Osa Massen in The Master Race (1944)

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Lloyd Bridges, Rick Moranis, Daniel Shalikar, Joshua Shalikar, etc.

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Lloyd Bridges in Hot Shots! - Die Mutter aller Filme (1991)

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Lloyd Bridges and Shirley Jones in Happy-End für eine Ehe (1969)

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Noah Beery Jr., Lloyd Bridges, Morris Ankrum, John Emery, Osa Massen, etc.

Was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

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