Dorothy Bridges

Actor and Poet
Born Sep 19, 1915

Dorothy Louise Bridges was an American actress and poet. Bridges was the matriarch of an acting family, which included her late husband, Lloyd Bridges, and her sons, Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges. Bridges was sometimes credited as Dorothy Dean.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dorothy Bridges.


1915 Birth Bridges was born Dorothy Louise Simpson in Worcester, Massachusetts, on September 19, 1915, to Louise Myles (1888–1969) and Frederick Walter Simpson (1886–1979). … Read More


1938 22 Years Old The couple married in 1938 in New York City.


1986 70 Years Old …  Bridges also appeared in The Thanksgiving Promise, a 1986 television movie directed by her son, Beau Bridges, and the 1989 film, See You in the Morning, which co-starred her son, Jeff Bridges.
1993 77 Years Old Dorothy Bridges credits also included the 1993 television movie, Secret Sins of the Father, which was directed by Beau Bridges, who cast other members of the Bridges family in main and supporting roles. … Read More
1998 82 Years Old Dorothy and Lloyd Bridges remained married for 60 years, until he died in 1998 at the age of 85.
2005 89 Years Old Dorothy Bridges released her memoirs, You Caught Me Kissing: A Love Story, in 2005. … Read More
2009 93 Years Old Dorothy Bridges died of "age-related causes" in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles on February 16, 2009, in the same home where she and her husband raised their children. … Read More
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