Garrett Myles Bridges was the son of iconic film and television actor Lloyd Bridges and his wife Dorothy Bridges, an American actress and poet. Garrett’s father had a successful career in the film and TV industry for around 65 years. His most successful movies include Sahara (1943), A Walk in the Sun (1945), Little Big Horn (1951), and High Noon (1952). His television success came from Sea Hunt which aired from 1958 to 1961. He reinvented himself by appearing in a comic role in Airplane! (1980) and Hot Shots! (1991). Garrett’s mother Dorothy also had a notable career as she acted in the TV series Sea Hunt, the TV movie The Thanksgiving Promise (1986), Secret Sins of the Father (1993), and the film See You in the Morning (1989).
More About Garrett Myles Bridges
|Full Name:||Garrett Myles Bridges|
|Stage Name:||Garrett Myles Bridges|
|Birthday:||14 June 1948|
|Place Of Origin:||U.S.|
|Parents:||Lloyd Bridges, Dorothy Bridges|
|Grandparents:||Frederick Walter Simpson, Harriet Evelyn Brown, Lloyd Vernet Bridges Sr., Louise Myles|
Garrett Myles Bridges’ Family Background
Garrett was born on 14 June 1948 but unfortunately had a very short life of 6 weeks. He died on August 3, 1948, due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Garrett’s father Lloyd Bridges was born on 15 January 1913, in San Leandro, California, to Harriet Evelyn and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., His father owned a movie theater and also had a hotel business. Bridges attended Petaluma High School in 1930 and studied political science at UCLA. Garrett’s mother went to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she met Lloyd Bridges during a theatrical play. Garrett’s parents married in 1938 in New York City, and remained together for 60 years, until the death of Bridges in 1998 at the age of 85. The couple studied acting together under Michael Chekhov.
Garrett has three siblings including two brothers Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges and a sister Lucinda Louise Bridges. All of them have successful careers in the entertainment industry.
Garrett Myles Bridges’ Career
Garrett’s father appeared in several lead roles in 1948 Secret Service Investigator, 16 Fathoms Deep, and the 1949 thriller film Hideout and Red Canyon. He appeared in supporting roles in Moonrise (1948), Colt .45 (1951), The White Tower (1951), and The Sound of Fury (1950). His other notable works include Mr. Whitney Had a Notion, Home of the Brave (1949), Calamity Jane, and Sam Bass (1949). After being blacklisted from the industry for a short period due to links with the communist party, he made his television debut with “Man’s First Debt” in The Bigelow Theatre in 1951 and starred in The Fighting Seventh (1951), Three Steps North (1951), and Richer Than the Earth (1951).
Garrett Myles Bridges’s Family Net Worth
Unfortunately, Garrett could not live long to know the world and earn a name for himself. His father earned a lot of fortune for the family through his almost 7 decades of an extraordinary acting career. Having featured in more than 150 films and TV shows, the actor earned a wealth of $15 million till his death in 1998. Bridges and his wife owned an oceanfront home in Malibu, which today costs around $4-$6 million. Garret’s three siblings inherited the house and other properties of Bridges and Dorothy.