Beau Bridges III is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy, two-time Golden Globe and one-time Grammy Award winner. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 7, 2003.
About Beau Bridges in brief
Lloyd Vernet \”Beau\” Bridges III is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy, two-time Golden Globe and one-time Grammy Award winner. 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. 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 appeared in such feature films during that time as The Landlord, The Other Side of the Mountain, Greased Lightning, Norma Rae, Heart Like a Wheel, and The Hotel New Hampshire.
In 1989, in perhaps his best-known role, he starred opposite his brother Jeff as one of The Fabulous Baker Boys. In November 2005, he guest-starred as Carl Hickey, the father of the title character in hit NBC comedy Is Earl Is Earl? Bridges’ character became recurring. In 2008, Bridges co-starring in the motion picture Max Payne, based on the video game Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg. On February 8, 2009, Bridges, Cynthia Nixon, Cynthia Blair, and Mark Kunis starred in The Wizard of Underwood, a film about a landscaping company that would later find his son Jimmy to have a skill with landscaping.