Lloyd Bridges was born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California, and he is an American actor.
Biography and Career
Lloyd Bridges was born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California, and he is an American actor and he has starred in a number of television series and appeared in more than 150 feature films. Bridges is best known for his role of Mike Nelson in Sea Hunt, which was the top American TV series in 1958.
He was the son of Harriet Evelyn and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr. He graduated from Petaluma High School in 1931. He studied political science at UCLA where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He met Dorothy Bridges they married in 1938 in New York City.
He made his Broadway debut in 1939 in a production of Shakespeare's Othello. He also j
oined stock company at Columbia Pictures where he played small roles in features and short subjects. He left Columbia to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard. Following World War II he returned to film acting. He also played significant roles in several mini series, including Roots, How the West Was Won, The Blue and the Gray and Battlestar Galactica.
For more than forty five years Bridges was a frequent guest star on television series. He earned two Emmy Award nominations four decades apart. The first came in 1957 for an episode of The Alcoa Hour. Then he was nominated again in 1998 for his role as Izzy Mandelbaum on Seinfeld.
He started as a contract performer for Columbia Pictures appearing in classics such as High Noon, Little Big Horn, and Sahara. By the end of his career he was a staple of parody films such as Airplane!, Hot Shots!, and Jane Austen's Mafia!. He acted in the role of The President in the movie Hot Shots! Part Deux.
Bridges died of natural causes at the age of eighty five. His ashes were given to his family. He was married to Dorothy Bridges, from 1938 until his death. They had four children: the actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges, a daughter, Lucinda Louise Bridges and another son, Garrett Myles Bridges, who died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome on August 3, 1948.
Birth Name: Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr.
Birth: January 15, 1913
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