About 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 four children, including the actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges. He started his career as a contract performer for Columbia Pictures, appearing in films such as ‘Sahara’, ‘A Walk in the Sun’, ‘Little Big Horn’ and ‘High Noon’.
On television, he starred in ‘Sea Hunt’. By the end of his career, he had re-invented himself and demonstrated a comedic talent in such parody films as ‘Airplane!’, ‘Hot Shots!’, and Jane Austen’s ‘Mafia!’. 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. Learn More…