Todd Bridges Biography (1965-)

Born May 27, 1965, in San Francisco, CA; son of James, Sr. (an agent) and Betty A. (an actress, director, and manager) Bridges; brother of Jimmy Bridges (an actor); uncle of Penny Bae Bridges and Brook Marie Bridges (both actresses); married second wife, Dori Smith, May 25, 1998; children: Spencer Todd. Addresses: Agent: Nancy Chaidez Agency, 1555 Vine St., Suite 223, Hollywood, CA 90028.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director, cinematographer, writer
Birth Details
May 27, 1965
San Francisco, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself/cyclist, Bicycle Safety (documentary), 1975
  • Petie, Twice Dead, Nelson, 1988
  • Water man, She's Out of Control, Columbia, 1989
  • The Sounds of Silence, 1992
  • Johnny Davis, Homeboys, American International Pictures Home Video, 1992
  • Tyrone, Prisoners of Love, 1996
  • Billy, Busted, PM Entertainment Group, 1996
  • Tyrone, Gangstaz (also known as Last Chance), 1996
  • Hoover Park, 1997
  • The Waterfront, Ares Motion Picture Company, 1997
  • Dr. Glick, The Girl Gets Moe (also known as Love to Kill),Girl Gets Moe Pictures, 1997
  • Thomas, A Devil Disguised, 1997
  • Richard, A Day in the Life of Mia, 1997
  • Burn, The Thief and the Stripper (also known as Strip 'n Run), Bruder Releasing, 1998
  • The Waterfront (also known as Maximum Justice), AMCO Entertainment Group, 1998
  • Dr. Acosta, Flat Out, 1998
  • Himself, Building Bridges, 1999
  • Himself, Labor Day, 2000
  • Night watchman, Hollywood, 2000
  • Terry, Flossin, Urban Domain, 2000
  • Lincoln, Dumb Luck, 2001
  • Inhumanity, York Entertainment, 2001
  • Himself, Wrong Way to Sundance, 2001
  • Ted, Baby of the Family, 2002
  • Harrison Dodge, Pacino Is Missing, 2002
  • Easy T, Welcome to America, 2002
  • Lamar, Scream at the Sound of the Beep, 2002
  • Todd, The Beach House, 2002
  • Eddie, The Climb, WorldWide Pictures, 2002
  • Tupac: Resurrection (documentary), Paramount, 2003
  • Himself, Pauly Shore Is Dead, CKrush Entertainment, 2003
  • Himself, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (also known as Dickie Roberts: (Former) Child Star), Paramount, 2003
  • Billy, Black Ball (also known as Full Circle), Cargo Films,2003
  • May Day, 2003
  • Alex, Land of the Free?, 2004
  • Herardo, Curse of the Maya (also known as Evil Grave: Curse ofthe Maya), David Heavener Entertainment, 2004
  • Carson, Issue, 2005
  • Henry Nails, Treasure `n tha Hood, Lightyear, 2005
  • Jimmy, I Got Five On It, Image Entertainment, 2005
  • William, Last Call, 2006
  • Dennis, The Damned, 2006
  • Also appeared in Fire Sale.
  • Film Work
  • Cinematographer, A Devil Disguised, 1997
  • Producer and director, Building Bridges, 1999
  • Producer and director, Flossin, 2000
  • Producer and director, Black Ball (also known as Full Circle), Cargo Films, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Loomis, Fish, ABC, 1977-78
  • Willis Jackson Drummond, Diff'rent Strokes, NBC, 1978-85, then ABC, 1985-86
  • Juice number two, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, 2002
  • Skating with Celebrities, Fox, 2006
  • Miniseries
  • Bud, Roots, ABC, 1977
  • I Love the '70s, VH1, 2003
  • 100 Greatest Kids Stars, VH1, 2005
  • Movies
  • Robert, Katherine (also known as The Radical), ABC, 1975
  • Todd York, A Killing Affair (also known as Behind the Badge), CBS, 1977
  • Jason Hayes, The Return of the Mod Squad, ABC, 1979
  • Otto Lipton, High School U.S.A. (also known as High School USA), NBC, 1983
  • Circle of Pain, 1996
  • Baron, The Darkling, 2000
  • Himself, Dancing in September, HBO, 2000
  • Power plant guard, Ghost Dog: A Detective Tail, PAX, 2003
  • The man, Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don't, Hallmark Channel, 2005
  • Peter, Alien Express, Sci-Fi Channel, 2005
  • Specials
  • NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars VI, ABC, 1979
  • Himself, Good Evening, Captain, CBS, 1981
  • Circus of the Stars #6, CBS, 1981
  • Roller Disco Championship, 1981
  • NBC Star Salute to 1981, NBC, 1981
  • Performer, Circus of the Stars #7, CBS, 1982
  • Red team member, Battle of the Video Games, syndicated, 1983
  • Hang Tight, Willy-Bill, syndicated, 1983
  • The Lost Youth of Hollywood, NBC, 1991
  • Robin Leach's Private Files: The Price of Fame, syndicated, 1993
  • The Beth Littleford Interview Special, Comedy Central, 1998
  • Diff'rent Strokes: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Crack dealer, After Diff'rent Strokes: When the Laughter Stopped,Fox, 2000
  • TV Guide's Truth behind the Sitcoms 2, Fox, 2000
  • Child Stars: Their Story (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Entertainment Tonight Presents: TV's Greatest Scandals, syndicated, 2000
  • Celebrity Boxing, Fox, 2002
  • TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (also known as 1stAnnual TV Land Awards), TV Land, 2003
  • BET Comedy Awards, Black Entertainment Television, 2004
  • 100 Greatest Kid Stars, VH1, 2005
  • Pilots
  • Leonard Brown, The Orphan and the Dude, ABC, 1975
  • Himself, Komedy Tonite, NBC, 1978
  • Episodic
  • Truman Jackson, "The Hero," Barney Miller (also known as The Life and Times of Captain Barney Miller), ABC, 1975
  • Solomon Henry, "The Wisdom of Solomon," Little House on the Prairie, NBC, 1977
  • Josh, "The Stray," The Waltons, CBS, 1977
  • Michael Jr., "The Kissing Bandit/Mike and Ike/Witness," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978
  • Josh, "The Illusion," The Waltons, CBS, 1978
  • Willis Jackson, "The Drummonds' Visit," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1979
  • Himself, "CHiPs Goes Roller Disco," CHiPs, NBC, 1979
  • Dinah! syndicated, 1979
  • 20/20, ABC, 1979
  • Here's Boomer, NBC, 1980
  • Himself, "The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party, Part 2," CHiPs, NBC, 1980
  • The Mike Douglas Show, syndicated, 1980
  • The Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 1980
  • The John Davidson Show, syndicated, 1980
  • "Boomer's Eastside Story," Here's Boomer, NBC, 1981
  • Willis Jackson, "Bought and Sold," The Facts of Life, 1981
  • Kids Are People, Too, ABC, 1981
  • Hour Magazine, syndicated, 1981
  • Dance Fever, syndicated, 1983
  • All-Star Blitz, ABC, 1985
  • The New Lassie, 1990
  • The Howard Stern Show, syndicated, 1991
  • Himself, "On Melrose Avenue," The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992
  • Himself, "Episode with Bobcat Goldthwait," The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992
  • Trevor, "Cop Star," L.A. Heat, TNT, 1999
  • "I Love 1980," I Love 1980's, BBC 2, 2001
  • Himself, "Newsmakers Edition," Weakest Link (also known as TheWeakest Link USA), NBC, 2001
  • Himself, Oh Drama!, Black Entertainment Television, 2001
  • "It's a Nude, Nude, Nude, Nude World," Sons of the Beach, FX Channel, 2001
  • Mad TV, Fox, 2001
  • T. J. Davis, "Saved by the Bell: Jessie's Song/The Jeffersons: Florence in Love," The Rerun Show, NBC, 2002
  • Contestant, Cram, Game Show Network, 2003
  • Himself, Banzai, Fox, 2003
  • Hollywood Squares (also known as H2 and H2: Hollywood Squares), syndicated, 2003
  • Himself, "Mel's Dinner," The Surreal Life, 2004
  • "Gary Coleman," A&E Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2005
  • Himself, Punk'd, MTV, 2005
  • Himself, "Changing Times and Trends," TV Land Confidential, TV Land, 2005
  • Also appeared as young jockey, "The Jockey," Here's Boomer, and Turk, "Rocker Boomer," Here's Boomer.
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Consultant, After Diff'rent Strokes: When the Laughter Stopped, Fox, 2000
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in Moby's "We Are All Made out of Stars," 2002.
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Scripts
  • Building Bridges, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Vol. 37, Gale Group, 2003
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, January 31, 1997, p. 11; February 4, 2000, p. 84
    • Jet, January 18, 1993, p. 58; February 1, 1993, p. 64; March 29, 1993, p. 34; April 5, 1993, p. 37; August 16, 1993, p. 56; December 27, 1993,p. 29; February 10, 1997, p. 48; October 18, 1999, p. 36; April 30, 2001, p.64
    • Newsweek, January 16, 1995, p. 60
    • People, July 22, 2002, p. 16

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