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Birth Name: Lloyd Bridges
Born: 01/15/1913
Birth Place: San Leandro, California, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 03/10/1998

Born in San Leandro, CA on Jan. 15, 1913, Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. was the son of a local hotelier and movie theater owner. Active in sports and scholastic pursuits at Petaluma High School, he pursued a degree in political science at UCLA but found himself devoting more time to school theater productions. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sidney Howard, who later penned the Oscar-winning script for "Gone with the Wind" (1939), encouraged Bridges to follow his interest in acting, which he took to heart. In 1935, shortly after graduating from UCLA, he joined a touring production of "The Taming of the Shrew" and followed it across country before settling in New York City. Bridges supported hi... Continue Bio >>

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