Lloyd Vernet "Beau" Bridges III (born December 9, 1941) is an American actor and director. He 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. Bridges was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 7, 2003, at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for his contributions to the television industry. He is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and elder brother of fellow actor Jeff Bridges.
Bridges at the premiere of Max Payne in 2008
Lloyd Vernet Bridges III
December 9, 1941
(m. 1964; div. 1984)
|Children||5, including Jordan Bridges|
|Relatives||Jeff Bridges (brother)|
Bridges was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actors Lloyd Bridges (1913–1998) and Dorothy Bridges (née Simpson; 1915–2009). He was nicknamed Beau by his parents after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone with the Wind. His younger brother is actor Jeff Bridges, and he has a younger sister, Lucinda. Another brother, Garrett, died in 1948 of sudden infant death syndrome. Beau has shared a close relationship with Jeff, for whom he acted as a surrogate father during childhood, when their father was busy with work. He and his siblings were raised in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles.
Wanting to become a basketball star, he played in his freshman year at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon, he later transferred to the University of Hawaii. In 1959, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard Reserve and served for eight years.
In 1948, Bridges had an uncredited juvenile role in the iconic film noir Force of Evil, and in 1949 he played a secondary juvenile role in the film The Red Pony. In the 1962–1963 television season, Bridges, along with his younger brother, Jeff, appeared on their father's CBS anthology series, The Lloyd Bridges Show. He appeared in other television series too, including National Velvet, The Fugitive, Bonanza, Mr. Novak, and The Loner. In 1965, he guest-starred as Corporal Corbett in "Then Came the Mighty Hunter", Season 2, Episode 3 of the military series, Twelve O'Clock High. He found steady work in television and film throughout the 1970s and 1980s. He appeared in such feature films during that time as The Landlord (1970), The Other Side of the Mountain (1975), Greased Lightning (1977), Norma Rae (1979), Heart Like a Wheel (1983), and The Hotel New Hampshire (1984).
In 1989, in perhaps his best-known role, he starred opposite his brother Jeff as one of The Fabulous Baker Boys. In the 1993–94 television season, Bridges appeared with his father in the 15-episode CBS comedy/western series, Harts of the West, set at a dude ranch in Nevada. In 1995, 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. In 1998, he starred as Judge Bob Gibbs in the one-season Maximum Bob on ABC. He had a recurring role in the Showtime series Beggars and Choosers (1999–2000).
In 2001, he guest-starred as Daniel McFarland, the stepfather of Jack McFarland, in two episodes of the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. He played a single father and college professor in the fantasy adventure film, Voyage of the Unicorn, based on the novel by James C. Christensen.
From 2002 to 2003, he took on the role of Senator Tom Gage, newly appointed Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, in over 30 episodes of the drama series The Agency. In January 2005, he was cast as Major General Hank Landry, the new commander of Stargate Command in Stargate SG-1. He also 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.
His role in the movie Smile with Linda Hamilton and Sean Astin, showcased his personal beliefs in helping others.
In November 2005, he guest-starred as Carl Hickey, the father of the title character in the hit NBC comedy My Name Is Earl. Bridges' character became recurring. Bridges received a 2007 Emmy Award nomination for his performance.
In 2008, Bridges co-starred in the motion picture Max Payne, based on the video game character. The film also starred Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. 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 Bridges' participation was noted for being a positive one. It was not the first motion picture with Bridges regarding the video game world; The Wizard had him in a role as a landscaping company owner that would later find, like his son Jimmy (played by actor Luke Edwards), to have a skill with NES games.
In 2010, Bridges signed with Chris Mallick in the production of the movie Columbus Circle. On March 19, 2010, it was announced that Bridges would play the role of Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford, the father of private eye Jim Rockford, on the pilot episode of a new version of The Rockford Files, scheduled for production for broadcast in fall 2010. In 2011, he guest-starred as an old boyfriend of matriarch Nora Walker in Brothers and Sisters and as an attorney, estranged from his son Jared Franklin in Franklin & Bash.
On January 3, 2012, Bridges took on the role of J.B. Biggley in the hit revival of the Broadway musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, taking over for John Larroquette. He was contracted to play the role until July 1, 2012. However, the revival closed May 20, 2012.
On October 3, 2013, Bridges became a major character on the CBS television show The Millers. He plays Tom, the father of two children: son Nathan Miller (Will Arnett) and daughter Debbie (Jayma Mays). Tom, after forty-three years of marriage, has gotten divorced and has moved back in with his daughter, driving her crazy. Bridges joined the series in early March 2013.
Bridges married Julie Landfield in 1964 and the two divorced in 1984. They have two sons: Casey Bridges (b. 1969) and actor Jordan Bridges (b. 1973). He married Wendy Treece in 1984. They have three children: Dylan Bridges (b. 1984), Emily Bridges (b. 1986), and Ezekiel Jeffrey "Zeke" Bridges (b. 1993).
Bridges is a Christian. He 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. Bridges is a vegan and has been since 2004.
Bridges, his brother Jeff and late father Lloyd were among six veterans – the others being Jerry Coleman, Bob Feller and Brian Lamb – honored with the Lone Sailor Award by the United States Navy Memorial in 2011. The award recognizes Navy, Marine and Coast Guard veterans who have distinguished themselves in their civilian careers.
|1948||Force of Evil||Frankie Tucker||Uncredited|
|1949||The Red Pony||Beau|
|1961||The Explosive Generation||Mark|
|1965||Village of the Giants||Fred|
|1968||For Love of Ivy||Tim Austin|
|1969||Gaily, Gaily||Ben Harvey|
|1971||The Christian Licorice Store||Cane|
|1972||Hammersmith Is Out||Billy Breedlove|
|1972||Child's Play||Paul Reis|
|1973||Your Three Minutes Are Up||Charlie|
|1975||The Other Side of the Mountain||Dick Buek|
|1976||One Summer Love||Jesse|
|1976||Two-Minute Warning||Mike Ramsay|
|1979||The Fifth Musketeer||Louis XIV|
|1979||The Runner Stumbles||Toby Felker|
|1980||Silver Dream Racer||Bruce McBride|
|1981||Honky Tonk Freeway||Duane Hansen|
|1982||Night Crossing||Günter Wetzel|
|1982||Love Child||Jack Hansen|
|1983||Heart Like a Wheel||Connie|
|1984||The Hotel New Hampshire||Mr. Win Berry|
|1985||Alice in Wonderland||Unicorn|
|1987||The Killing Time||Sam Wayburn|
|1987||The Wild Pair||Joe Jennings|
|1988||Seven Hours to Judgment||John Eden|
|1989||The Iron Triangle||Capt. Keene|
|1989||Signs of Life||John Alder|
|1989||The Fabulous Baker Boys||Frank Baker|
|1989||The Wizard||Sam Woods|
|1990||Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will?||Orville Turnover|
|1991||Married to It||John Morden|
|1996||Jerry Maguire||Matt Cushman||Uncredited|
|1996||Hidden in America||Bill Januson|
|1999||White River||Daddy Weed|
|2000||Common Ground||Father Leon|
|2000||Sordid Lives||G.W. Nethercoth|
|2000||Meeting Daddy||Larry Branson|
|2000||Songs in Ordinary Time||Omar Duvall|
|2001||Voyage of the Unicorn||Alan Aisling|
|2001||Boys Klub||Mario's Dad|
|2003||Out of the Ashes||Herman Prentiss|
|2004||10.5||President Paul Hollister|
|2004||Debating Robert Lee||Mr. Lee|
|2005||The Ballad of Jack and Rose||Marty Rance|
|2006||The Good German||Colonel Muller|
|2006||Charlotte's Web||Dr. Dorian|
|2007||Americanizing Shelley||Gary Gordon|
|2007||Spinning Into Butter||Dean Burton Strauss|
|2008||Stargate: The Ark of Truth||Major General Hank Landry||Video|
|2008||Stargate: Continuum||Major General Hank Landry||Video|
|2008||Max Payne||BB Hensley|
|2010||Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove||Gus Grisby||Video|
|2010||My Girlfriend's Boyfriend||Logan Young|
|2011||Don't Fade Away||Chris White|
|2011||The Descendants||Cousin Hugh|
|2012||Columbus Circle||Dr. Ray Fontaine|
|2012||Hit & Run||Clint Perkins|
|2012||From Up on Poppy Hill||Yoshio Onodera|
|2014||1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story||Coach||Video|
|2014||The Tale of the Princess Kaguya||Prince Kuramochi|
|2016||Lawless Range||Mr. Reed|
|2017||The Mountain Between Us||Walter|
|2018||All About Nina||Larry Michaels|
|1960–1963||My Three Sons||Russ Burton||3 episodes|
|1960–1961||Sea Hunt||Warren Tucker||2 episodes|
|1961||The Real McCoys||Randy Cooperton||Episode: "The Rich Boy"|
|1962||National Velvet||Mercutio||Episode: "The Star"|
|1962||Wagon Train||Larry Gill||Episode: "The John Bernard Show"|
|1962–1963||Ensign O'Toole||Seaman Spicer||32 episodes|
|1963||Rawhide||Billy Johanson||Episode: "Incident at Paradise"|
|1963||Ben Casey||Larry Masterson||2 episodes|
|1964||The Eleventh Hour||Leonard||Episode: "Cannibal Plants, They Eat You Alive"|
|1964||Combat!||Private Orville Putnam||Episode: "The Short Day of Private Putnam"|
|1964||My Three Sons||Howard Sears||2 episodes|
|1965||Twelve O'Clock High||Cpl. Steven Corbett||Episode: "Then Came the Mighty Hunter"|
|1966||Gunsmoke||Jason||Episode: "My Father's Guitar"|
|1966||Branded||Lon Allison||Episode:"Nice Day for a Hanging"|
|1967||Cimarron Strip||Billie Joe Show||Episode: "Legend of Jud Starr"|
|1971||Robert Young and the Family||Sketch Actor||Television film|
|1973||The Man Without a Country||Frederick Ingham||Television film|
|1974||The Stranger Who Looks Like Me||Chris Schroeder||Television film|
|1978||The Four Feathers||Harry Faversham||Television film|
|1978||The President's Mistress||Ben Morton||Television film|
|1978||Mutual Respect||Kevin Pearse||Television film|
|1978||Hallmark Hall Of Fame||Stubby Pringle||Episode: "Stubby Pringle's Christmas"|
|1979||The Child Stealer||David Rodman||Television film|
|1980||United States||Richard Chapin||13 episodes|
|1982||The Kid from Nowhere||Bud Herren||Television film|
|1982||Dangerous Company||Ray Johnson||Television film|
|1982||Witness for the Prosecution||Leonard Vole||Television film|
|1984||The Red-Light Sting||Frank Powell||Television film|
|1986||Outrage!||Brad Gordon||Television film|
|1989||Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure||Richard Czech||Television film|
|1989||Frederick Forsyth Presents: Just Another Secret||Grant||Television film|
|1991||Without Warning: The James Brady Story||James Brady||Television film|
|1990||Women & Men: Stories of Seduction||Gerry Green||Television film|
|1990||Guess Who's Coming for Christmas?||Arnold Zimmerman||Television film|
|1991||Wildflower||Jack Perkins||Television film|
|1991||Tales from the Crypt||Dr. Martin Fairbanks||Episode: "Abra Cadaver"|
|1993||Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story||Col. Tom Parker||Television film|
|1993||The Man with Three Wives||Norman Grayson||Television film|
|1993||The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom||Terry Harper||Television film|
|1993–1994||Harts of the West||Dave Heart||15 episodes|
|1994||Secret Sins of the Father||Tom Thielman||Television film|
|1994||Million Dollar Babies||Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe||Television film|
|1995||Kissinger and Nixon||Richard Nixon||Television film|
|1995||The Outer Limits||Dr. Simon Kress||Episode: "The Sandkings"|
|1996||A Stranger to Love||Allan Grant||Television film|
|1996||Nightjohn||Clel Waller||Television film|
|1996||Losing Chase||Richard Phillips||Television film|
|1996||The Uninvited||Charles Johnson||Television film|
|1996||Hidden in America||Bill Januson||Television film|
|1997||The Second Civil War||Jim Farley||Television film|
|1998||Maximum Bob||Judge Bob Gibbs||7 episodes|
|1999||Inherit the Wind||E.K. Hornbeck||Television film|
|1999||P.T. Barnum||P. T. Barnum||Television film|
|2000||The Wild Thornberrys||Hayden Adam (voice)||Episode: "Every Little Bit Alps"|
|2000||The Christmas Secret||Nick||Television film|
|2001–2003||The Agency||Tom Gage||32 episodes|
|2002||Will & Grace||Daniel McFarland||Episode: "Moveable Feast"|
|2002||We Were the Mulvaneys||Michael Mulvaney, Sr.||Television film|
|2002||Sightings: Heartland Ghost||Derek||Television film|
|2004||Evel Knievel||John Bork||Television film|
|2005||Into the West||Stephen Hoxie||Episode: "Manifest Destiny"|
|2005–2007||Stargate SG-1||Major General Hank Landry||35 episodes|
|2005–2006||Stargate: Atlantis||Major General Hank Landry||5 episodes|
|2005–2006||American Dad!||Lieutenant Eddie Thacker (voice)||Episode: "Stannie Get Your Gun"|
|2005–2008||My Name Is Earl||Carl Hickey||7 episodes|
|2006||10.5: Apocalypse||President Paul Hollister||Television film|
|2007||Two Families||Television film|
|2009||Desperate Housewives||Eli Scruggs||Episode: "The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened"|
|2009||The Closer||Detective George Andrews||Episode: "Make Over"|
|2011||Brothers & Sisters||Nick Brody||5 episodes|
|2011||Game Time: Tackling the Past||Frank Walker||Television film|
|2011–2012||Franklin & Bash||Leonard Franklin||3 episodes|
|2011–2012||White Collar||Agent Kramer||3 episodes|
|2013||The Goodwin Games||Benjamin Goodwin||4 episodes|
|2013–2016||Masters of Sex||Barton Scully||21 episodes|
|2013–2015||The Millers||Tom Miller||34 episodes|
|2014||Bubble Guppies||Mr. Claws (voice)||Episode: "A Very Guppy Christmas!"|
|2015–2017||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||Sheriff Scaley Briggs (voice)||4 episodes|
|2015–2016||Black-ish||Paul Johnson||2 episodes|
|2016||Code Black||Pete Delaney||Episode: "Hail Mary"|
|2016–2017||Bloodline||Roy Gilbert||12 episodes|
|2017||Christmas in Angel Falls||Michael||Television film|
|2018||Homeland||Vice President Ralph Warner||4 episodes|
|1969||Golden Globe Awards||Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture||For Love of Ivy||Nominated|
|1990||American Comedy Awards||Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture||The Fabulous Baker Boys||Nominated|
|National Society of Film Critics Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|1992||Golden Globe Awards||Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||Without Warning: The James Brady Story||Won|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||Won|
|1993||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged
Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
|1994||Golden Globe Awards||Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film||Won|
|1995||CableACE Awards||Actor in a Drama Series||The Outer Limits||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|1996||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||Kissinger & Nixon||Nominated|
|1997||Golden Globe Awards||Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||Losing Chase||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||Hidden in America||Nominated|
|Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||The Second Civil War||Won|
|Satellite Awards||Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||Hidden in America||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie||Nominated|
|1999||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||Inherit the Wind||Nominated|
|2000||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||P.T. Barnum||Nominated|
|Satellite Awards||Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||Nominated|
|2002||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie||We Were the Mulvaneys||Nominated|
|2007||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series||My Name Is Earl||Nominated|
|2008||Grammy Award||Best Spoken Word Album||An Inconvenient Truth||Won|
|2009||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series||Desperate Housewives||Nominated|
|2010||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series||The Closer||Nominated|
|2011||Gotham Awards||Best Cast||The Descendants||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series||Brothers & Sisters||Nominated|
|2012||Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards||Best Cast||The Descendants||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Nominated|
|2014||Critics' Choice Television Awards||Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series||Masters of Sex||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2015||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated|
Adam's Woman is a 1970 Australian-American historical drama film directed by Philip Leacock and starring Beau Bridges, Jane Merrow and John Mills.Child's Play (1972 film)
Child's Play is a 1972 American drama-mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet. It stars James Mason, Robert Preston and Beau Bridges. The screenplay by Leon Prochnik is based on the 1970 play of the same title by Robert Marasco. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray on September 4, 2012, by Olive Films.Dorothy Bridges
Dorothy Louise Bridges (née Simpson; September 19, 1915 – February 16, 2009) was an American actress and poet. Bridges was the matriarch of an acting family, which included her husband, Lloyd Bridges, her sons, Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges, and her grandson, Jordan Bridges. Bridges was sometimes credited as Dorothy Dean.For Love of Ivy
For Love of Ivy is a 1968 romantic comedy film directed by Daniel Mann. The film stars Sidney Poitier, Abbey Lincoln, Beau Bridges, Nan Martin, Lauri Peters and Carroll O'Connor. The story was written by Sidney Poitier with screenwriter Robert Alan Arthur. The musical score was composed by Quincy Jones. The theme song "For Love of Ivy", written by Quincy Jones and Bob Russell, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The film received Golden Globe supporting acting nominations for Beau Bridges and Abbey Lincoln.Hammersmith Is Out
Hammersmith Is Out is a 1972 American comedy-drama film based on the legend of Faust. It is directed by Peter Ustinov, who starred in the film alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Beau Bridges, Leon Ames, and George Raft.Lloyd Bridges
Lloyd Vernet Bridges Jr. (January 15, 1913 – March 10, 1998) was an American film, stage and television actor who starred in a number of television series and appeared in more than 150 feature films. He was the father of actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges.
He started his career as a contract performer for Columbia Pictures, appearing in classics such as A Walk In The Sun, High Noon, Little Big Horn, and Sahara. By the end of his career, he had re-invented himself and demonstrated a gifted comedic talent in such parody films as Airplane!, Hot Shots!, and Jane Austen's Mafia! He acted in the role of "The President" in the comedy film Hot Shots! Part Deux.
Among other honors, Bridges was a two-time Emmy Award nominee. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 1, 1994.Love Child (1982 film)
Love Child is a 1982 biopic based on the life of Terry Jean Moore. The film stars Amy Madigan, Beau Bridges, and Mackenzie Phillips.Married to It
Married to It is a 1991 film directed by Arthur Hiller starring Beau Bridges, Stockard Channing, Robert Sean Leonard, Mary Stuart Masterson, Cybill Shepherd and Ron Silver. The film is about three New York City couples with disparate careers, ages, and lifestyles who nonetheless bond through their mutual connection to a local private school. As they help to stage a school pageant with a 1960s theme, each couple begins to quarrel and reassess their marriage.Mayer, Arizona
Mayer is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. The population was 1,408 at the 2000 census. Mayer includes three sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Mayer Apartments, Mayer Business Block, and Mayer Red Brick Schoolhouse.
The 1993–94 CBS comedy/western television series Harts of the West, starring Beau Bridges and his father, Lloyd Bridges, was filmed in Mayer but set in Nevada.The Fabulous Baker Boys
The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Steve Kloves and starring Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer and Beau Bridges. It follows Jack and Frank Baker, two brothers struggling to make a living as lounge jazz pianists in Seattle. Desperate, they take on a female singer, Susie Diamond, who revitalizes their careers, causing the brothers to re-examine their relationship with each other and with their music.
The Fabulous Baker Boys was theatrically released on October 13, 1989 by 20th Century Fox. It received critical acclaim with major praise drawn towards Pfeiffer's performance but was a box office disappointment grossing $18.4 million on a $11.5 million budget.
At the 62nd Academy Awards, the film received four nominations: Best Actress (for Pfeiffer), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing and Best Original Score.The Fifth Musketeer
The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 German-Austrian film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the French legend of the Man in the Iron Mask.
It was directed by Ken Annakin, and stars Beau Bridges as the twins (Louis XIV and Philippe of Gascony), Sylvia Kristel as Maria Theresa, Ursula Andress as Louise de La Vallière, Cornel Wilde as d'Artagnan, Ian McShane as Fouquet, Rex Harrison as Colbert (Philippe's tutor), and Lloyd Bridges, José Ferrer and Alan Hale Jr. as the Three Musketeers. Olivia de Havilland made a cameo appearance as the Queen Mother. This was de Havilland's final theatrical film.
The cinematographer was Jack Cardiff.
In what may have been an instance of stunt casting, Alan Hale Jr. played the same character, Porthos, that his lookalike father, Alan Hale Sr., did in 1939's The Man in the Iron Mask.The Iron Triangle (film)
The Iron Triangle is a 1989 film about the Vietnam War shot in Sri Lanka and directed by Eric Weston.
The story is based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong Soldier. This unique fact gives the movie a different perspective than many of the other movies about the Vietnam war and makes black and white distinctions about who were the "good guys" and "bad guys" a little more complicated. The film stars Beau Bridges, Haing S. Ngor, Liem Whatley, Johnny Hallyday, Jim Ishida, and Ping Wu. Each character helps bring to life the struggle of what it means to fight for one's country. Whether they be a simple farmer's son (Ho), a French mercenary (Jacques), or a simple soldier (Keene) these three men bring to light a gray view of war which reflects that there are many sides to the war than just "good" or "evil".The Other Side of the Mountain
For the 1931 children's book of the same name, see May Justus.The Other Side of the Mountain is a 1975 American film based on a true story of ski racing champion Jill Kinmont.
In early 1955, Kinmont was the national champion in slalom, and was a top U.S. prospect for a medal in the 1956 Winter Olympics, a year away. She was paralyzed in a near-fatal downhill accident at the Snow Cup in Alta, Utah, weeks before her 19th birthday, leaving her quadriplegic. Jill Kinmont Boothe died in Carson City, Nevada, on Feb. 9, 2012.The film was directed by Larry Peerce, and stars Marilyn Hassett and Beau Bridges. It features the Oscar-nominated theme song "Richard's Window" (composed by Charles Fox, lyrics by Norman Gimbel), sung by Olivia Newton-John.
A sequel, The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2, was made in 1978.The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom is a 1993 comedy television film produced by and for HBO. It was directed by Michael Ritchie and starred Holly Hunter, Swoosie Kurtz and Beau Bridges.
It is based on the true story of Wanda Holloway, a woman who tried to put out a hit on one of her daughter's classmates (and the girl's mother) to advance her own daughter's middle school cheerleading career.
Holly Hunter won the Emmy Award for Best Actress in a TV Movie for playing Wanda Holloway and Beau Bridges won both the Emmy and the Golden Globe Awards for Supporting Actor in a TV Movie for his portrayal of Terry Harper, Holloway's brother-in-law whom she contacted to arrange the hit.The Sandkings
"The Sandkings" is the first episode of the revived 1960s science-fiction television series The Outer Limits, based on the short story Sandkings by George R. R. Martin, first published in Omni Magazine in August 1979. The episode premiered on 26 March 1995 on Showtime and features three generations of the Bridges family – Beau, his father Lloyd, and son Dylan – which was used to promote the new series. Kim Coates and Helen Shaver also star. At 92:38 minutes, "The Sandkings" is twice the normal length of other episodes in the series.
The episode garnered five Gemini Award nominations. One of these was in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for Beau Bridges' leading role as Simon Kress, which also garnered nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series and the CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series.Two-Minute Warning
Two-Minute Warning is a 1976 thriller/disaster film directed by Larry Peerce and starring Charlton Heston, John Cassavetes, Martin Balsam, Beau Bridges, Jack Klugman, Gena Rowlands, and David Janssen. It was based on the novel of the same name written by George LaFountaine. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film Editing.We Were the Mulvaneys (film)
We Were the Mulvaneys is a 2002 American television film directed by Peter Werner, written by Joyce Eliason, and starring Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner and Tammy Blanchard. It is based on the book of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates. It premiered on Lifetime Television, and was nominated for three Emmys.Zamba (film)
Zamba is a 1949 American film starring Jon Hall and June Vincent. Beau Bridges has a small role.
It was made at Nassour Studios.It was released through Eagle-Lion Films.