Skip to main content
  • Beau Bridges

    Born on December 9, 1941 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

awards & nominations

The Descendants (2011)

Beau Bridges as "Cousin Hugh"

Native islander Matt King (George Clooney) lives with his family in Hawaii. Their world shatters when a tragic accident leaves his wife in a coma. Not only must Matt struggle with the stipulation in his wife's will that she be allowed to die with dignity, but he also faces pressure from relatives to sell their family's enormous land trust. Angry and terrified at the same time, Matt tries to be a good father to his young daughters, as they too try to cope with their mother's possible death.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)

Beau Bridges as "Michael Mulvaney, Sr."

The Mulvaneys, a seemingly perfect family, are nearly destroyed after daughter Marianne (Tammy Blanchard) is raped at the school prom. Patriarch Michael (Beau Bridges) descends into alcoholism afterward, while mother Corinne (Blythe Danner) tries to deny the incident happened. As her relationship with her parents becomes cold and distant, Marianne is sent away to a relative's home, and her once-pristine reputation is left to be dragged through the mud until one of her brothers takes action.

Emmy (Primetime) (2002) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Losing Chase (1996)

Beau Bridges as "Mr. Richard Phillips"

A woman's (Helen Mirren) clinical depression subsides when a mother's helper (Kyra Sedgwick) stands up to her abusive behavior.

Golden Globe (1996) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X