Beau Bridges Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluwatosin Michael
Nov 09, 2023 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
Beau Bridges is the older brother of actor Jeff Bridges.
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About Beau Bridges

Beau Bridges is a film director and actor who has appeared in many feature films and television series.
He has played so many different roles throughout his career. Beau Bridges became even more famous after acting in 'The Fabulous Baker Boys' which debuted his brother Jeff Bridges too.
He is an award-winning actor with three Emmys and two Golden Globe Awards to his name among a whole lot of others he was nominated for. Beau Bridges continues to act whenever time allows it. There are three generations of actors in the Bridges family. Lloyd Bridges set the trend, followed by his sons Jeff and Beau Bridges. It was then followed by Beau's son, Jordan Bridges.

Beau Bridges Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Beau Bridges's net worth?

Beau Bridges has been in the film industry since 1948. That is a very long time! His net worth of $16,000,000 comes from his acting and directing work.

How much does Beau Bridges earn per year?

There is no information available on Beau Bridges' annual income.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Beau Bridges?

Beau Bridges is shorter than his brother Jeff by a few inches. He is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.

How old is Beau Bridges?

Beau Bridges was born Lloyd Vernet Bridges III on December 9, 1941. As of 2021, he is 80 years old. He lives with his wife in Los Angeles, California, where he grew up.

Childhood And Education

Beau Bridges is a child actor. He followed his father's footsteps into the spotlight. His first acting debut was in the film 'Force Of Evil', in 1948.
He joined UCLA but soon transferred to the University of Hawaii. He stayed in college for only two years, ultimately leaving it to pursue his dream of being an actor.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who are Beau Bridges' family members?

Beau Bridges belongs to a family of generations of actors. The trend began with his father and continues with his sons.
Beau Bridges was born to Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Bridges. Both Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Bridges were popular actors in their time. Jeff Bridges, Cindy Bridges, and Garret Myles Bridges are his siblings. Garret Myles Bridges died within a few months of birth. Jeff Bridges is also an extremely popular actor.
Beau Bridges' grandfather was a businessman. Bridges got his birth name, Lloyd Vernet Bridges, from his grandfather.

Who is Beau Bridges’s partner?

Beau Bridges is very private about his personal life. He was married to American actress Julie Landfield, from 1964 to 1984. They had two children. Their children's names are Casey Bridges and Jordan Bridges. Jordan Bridges is also an actor.
Beau Bridges then remarried Wendy Treece Bridges in 1984. Beau Bridges and Wendy Treece Bridges have three children. Their names are Dylan Bridges, Emily Bridges, and Jeffrey Bridges.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Beau Bridges started acting when he was eight and appeared in films like 'The Red Pony'. He has been nominated a couple of times and has also won many awards for his performances in television series as well as in films. He acted for a long time and continues to do so today.
Both the Bridges brothers appeared together as a family collaboration on their father's CBS show 'The Lloyd Bridges Show'. Beau Bridges has acted on multiple occasions with his father. He acted in the science fiction series 'The Outer Limits' and in 'Harts Of The West'.
Beau Bridges acted in the military series 'Twelve O'Clock High' and acted as Richard Nixon in the TV film, 'Kissinger And Nixon'.
Bridges and his brother Jeff acted in 'The Fabulous Baker Boys', for which he was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture and won the National Society of Film Critics Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
He has had a recurring role in both 'Beggars And Choosers' and 'My Name Is Earl', the latter giving him an Emmy Award nomination.
He has guest-starred in the sitcom 'Will And Grace', as Daniel McFarland. He also guest-starred on 'Desperate Housewives' and was nominated for yet another Emmy for his performance.
Beau Bridges acted in the film 'Max Payne' with Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg. He continues to act in films and shows, such as the 2016 movie 'Underdog Kids'.

What awards has Beau Bridges won?

Apart from the three Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, Beau Bridges has also won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for 'An Inconvenient Truth' by Al Gore. He is also the only actor to have won two Primetime Emmy Awards for the same category, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. He was also nominated for many awards.
He was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in the film industry.

Beau Bridges’s Hobbies And Interests

Beau Bridges loves to play the guitar. He also likes to collect Native American percussion instruments. He likes swimming and surfing. Beau Bridges likes gardening. He loves growing flowers and vegetables. He also really enjoys growing orchids, which are one of the hardest to maintain.

Other Interesting Beau Bridges Facts And Trivia

  • Beau Bridges earned his nickname from the book 'Gone With The Wind'.
  • Bridges has been a vegan since 2004.
  • He was an excellent basketball player in high school and was even scouted by several NBA teams.
  • Beau Bridges, Jeff Bridges, and their father, Lloyd Bridges, received the Lone Sailor Award from the U.S. Navy Memorial in 2011, for being successful outside of the military service.

Photo Credits: Eugene Powers/Shutterstock

Beau Bridges Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Lloyd Vernet Bridges III

Date of Birth

1941-12-09

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Los Angeles

Age

Height

178 cm

Eye Color

Blue

Child Star?

yes

Occupation

Actor

Education

University of Hawaii

Net Worth

16000000

Partner

Wendy Treece Bridges

Parents

Lloyd Bridges, Dorothy Bridges

Siblings

Garret Myles Bridges, Jeff Bridges, Cindy Bridges
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Written by Oluwatosin Michael

Bachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

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Oluwatosin MichaelBachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

With a Bachelor's in Microbiology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Oluwatosin has honed his skills as an SEO content writer, editor, and growth manager. He has written articles, conducted extensive research, and optimized content for search engines. His expertise extends to leading link-building efforts and revising onboarding strategies. 

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