Beau Bridges is a well-known American actor who has acted in numerous films and television series. He began his career as a child actor, and as a star-child, he was naturally interested in acting and went on to pursue acting as his career. He is considered one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood who has contributed a lot to the television and film industry. Let us have a brief look at the life, career, and net worth of Beau Bridges in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Beau Bridges was born as Lloyd Vernet Bridges III on December 9, 1941, in Los Angeles, California, the United States to Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Bridges who both were also famous actors. His parents nicknamed him Beau, and he has a younger brother and sister. He also has another brother who died of SIDS in 1948. He attended the University of California for whom he played basketball and later got transferred to the University of Hawaii. After graduation, he served the US Coast Guard Reserve for eight years.
He married Julie Landfield in 1964 and had two sons with her namely Casey Bridges and actor Jordan Bridges. The couple divorced in 1984 and the same year he married Wendy Treece with whom he has three children namely Dylan, Emily, and Zeke Bridges.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Beau started his career as a child artist in the film Force of Evil in 1948, and the next year he appeared in The Red Pony. He and his brother Jeff appeared in their father’s anthology series The Lloyd Bridges show in its 1962-63 TV season. He then went on to appear in several TV series and films.
In 1989 he starred in the film The Fabulous Baker Boys which brought him huge acclaim and also the first award of his career at the National Society of Film Critics Awards. In the year 1992, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a miniseries or TV film for Without Warning: The James Brady Story including a Primetime Emmy Award.
He once again won the Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award in 1993 and 1994 respectively for The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom.
He has so far won one Grammy Award, 2 Golden Globe Awards, and 3 Emmy Awards. He was awarded as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in April 2007. He recently appeared in the 2018 film All About Nina and the TV series Homeland.
Net Worth & Earnings
Beau has been in the industry for more than 70 years and has acted in numerous films and TV shows which have garnered him huge wealth and fame. His net worth is $18 million.
Though he was a star-child when he entered the industry, Beau Bridges managed to earn a name for himself through his acting skills and has become one of the noticeable actors of Hollywood with his illustrious career spanning seven decades.