My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.— Beau Bridges
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When we work to end childhood hunger, we are giving our love to kids who need it so much they will never ask for it.
And when I've been away from my family and friends, I have felt good hearing some of those old songs.
I got five kids, and my oldest is a documentary film maker and camera man, and still photographer.
Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films.
And then I got into sports and gave my guitar to my brother Jeff who was just a little kid at that time.
My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job.
Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings, which started off the Outer Limits series. It was sort of the two hour pilot movie.
I've always been interested in the history of the West, our country and particularly as it relates to the Native Americans - the original Americans.
Part of the western movement is this desire that we, Americans, have to keep pressing on.
I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers... I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids.
But on the other hand I believe I'm a private person too, and I enjoy that aspect of my life as well.
Sometimes it's hard to know why networks will stick with something.
Sometimes the ratings won't happen, but there's excitement at the network, so they'll stay with the show.
I've always seen making movies as a bunch of little births and deaths.
We come in. We don't know anybody or very few people that we work with, but the nature of the job pulls us into a sort of an intimate kind of relationship and communication and then they're gone and it's kind of melancholy. You miss that guy but then suddenly you're working with him again maybe somewhere.
On the other side, if Im playing a good guy, then he has some problems too.
Thats what makes people interesting, in life and in fiction.
I wish I didn't have any flaws! I think everybody is flawed.
I think, I would guess most people keep secrets.
And I like music, too, I like playing music.
As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels, and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby.
Some of my oldest friends are actors. But that's not the only place my friends come from.
None of the people are what you think when you first meet them, who you think they are, and they turn out to be maybe something a little different.
Sure, I have a lot of friends that are actors.
Just because I guess I run into a lot of actors in my work.
The one we keep pitching and there are no takers is The Fabulous Baker Boys Go To Hawaii. There don't seem to be any takers on that one!
First of all my real full name is Lloyd Vernet Bridges III.
But when I'm done with the job I can take it off pretty easy, it's like a suit of clothes, put on something else.
I've done a number of these My Name is Earl shows.
I play Earl's father. It's a half-hour comedy. And I'll be doing some more of those. I have a movie coming out that I did with Misha Barton, called Don't Fade Away.
We all feel really blessed to have been with my dad for these 85 years.
My brother and I are always trying to figure out a way to work again together.
The things I enjoy most as I watch the movie are the things that came through without even thinking.
I like to try to make the characters I play be as human as possible.
Yeah, I'm very impressed with Lifetime, this is the first time I've worked with them. I really like the kind of programming that they're into, so I'm hoping that I will.
I appeared several times on Atlantis while I was doing Stargate.
And they've mentioned to me before that they'd like me do some, but right now I have nothing specific to report. I know Amanda Tapping is a regular now on the show. But I have no plans to do that as we speak. But I don't know.
Yes, I took up the guitar when I was about 14 or 15, in high school.
My favorite roles usually have to do with the story, if it's a good story I usually enjoy doing the character.
My favorite Oscar story was a year my brother had been nominated, my whole family went.
Steve and I saw eye to eye on the story and I got the part, but I think in the beginning it was due to my brother's instigation. So I owe him for that.