On the left is actor Beau Bridges while on the right is John Ritter.
Beau Bridges was born Lloyd Vernet Bridges III on 9 December 194 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges. Beau Bridges is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy-, two-time Golden Globe- and one-time Grammy Award winner. He is also a two-time Screen Actors Guild Award nominee. Beau Bridges stands at 5 ’10” tall and played basketball for UCLA his freshman year after finishing high school. He then transferred to the University of Hawaii, but dropped out to pursue acting. In 1948, Beau Bridges had an uncredited juvenile role in the iconic film Force of Evil, and in 1949 he played a secondary juvenile role in the film The Red Pony. In the 1962–1963 television season, Beau Bridges , along with his younger brother, Jeff, appeared on their father’s CBS anthology series, The Lloyd Bridges Show. He appeared in other television series too, including National Velvet, The Fugitive, Bonanza, Mr. Novak, and The Loner. In 1965, he guest-starred as Corporal Corbett in “Then Came the Mighty Hunter”, Season 2, Episode 3 of the military series, Twelve O’Clock High. He found steady work in television and film throughout the 1970s and 1980s. He appeared in such feature films during that time as The Other Side of the Mountain (1975), Greased Lightning (1977), Norma Rae (1979), Heart Like a Wheel (1983), and The Hotel New Hampshire (1984). In 1989, in perhaps his best known role, Beau Bridges starred opposite his brother Jeff as one of The Fabulous Baker Boys. In the 1993–94 television season, Bridges appeared with his father in the 15-episode CBS comedy/western series, Harts of the West, set at a dude ranch in Nevada. In 1995, Beau Bridges starred with his father and his son Dylan in “The Sandkings”, the two-part pilot episode of the Showtime science fiction series, The Outer Limits. In 1998, he starred as Judge Bob Gibbs in the one-season Maximum Bob on ABC. He had a recurring role in the Showtime series Beggars and Choosers (1999–2000). In 2001, he guest-starred as Daniel McFarland, the stepfather of Jack McFarland, in two episodes of the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. He played a single father and college professor in the fantasy adventure film, Voyage of the Unicorn, based on the novel by James C. Christensen. From 2002 to 2003, Beau Bridges took on the role of Senator Tom Gage, newly appointed Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, in over 30 episodes of the drama series The Agency. In January 2005, he was cast as Major General Hank Landry, the new commander of Stargate Command in Stargate SG-1. He also played the character in five episodes of the spin-off series Stargate Atlantis as well as the two direct to DVD films Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Stargate: Continuum.His role in the movie “Smile” with Linda Hamilton and Sean Astin, showcased his personal beliefs in helping others. In November 2005, he guest-starred as Carl Hickey, the father of the title character in the hit NBC comedy My Name Is Earl. Beau Bridges`s character became recurring. In 2008, Beau Bridges co-starred in the motion picture Max Payne, based on the video game character. The film also starred Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. Beau Bridges portrayed “BB” Hensley, an ex-cop who aides Wahlberg on his quest to bring down a serial killer. The film got mixed reviews, but Beau Bridges `s participation was noted for being a positive one. It was not the first motion picture with Bridges regarding the video game world: The Wizard had him in a role as a lumber company owner that would later find, like his son Jimmy (played by actor Luke Edwards), to have a skill with NES games. On February 8, 2009, Cynthia Nixon, Blair Underwood, and Beau Bridges won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for their recording of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth. In 2009, Beau Bridges s guest-starred as Eli Scruggs on the 100th episode of Desperate Housewives and received an Emmy Award nomination for his performance. In 2010, Beau Bridges signed with Chris Mallick in the production of the movie Columbus Circle. On March 19, 2010, it was announced that Bridges would play the role of Joseph ‘Rocky’ Rockford, the father of private eye Jim Rockford, on the pilot episode of a new version of The Rockford Files, scheduled for production for broadcast in fall 2010. In 2011, he guest-starred as an old boyfriend of matriarch Nora Walker in Brothers and Sisters and as an attorney, estranged from his son Jared Franklin in Franklin & Bash. On January 3, 2012, he took on the role of J.B. Biggley in the hit revival of the Broadway musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, taking over for John Larroquette. He was contracted to play the role until July 1, 2012, however the revival closed May 20, 2012. On October 3, 2013 he became a main character on the hit CBS television show, The Millers. Beau Bridges plays Tom, the father of two children, Nathan Miller (Will Arnett), and daughter, Debbie (Jayma Mays). Tom, after forty three years has gotten divorced, and has moved back in with his daughter, driving her crazy. He joined the series in early March, 2013.Beau Bridges starred in the 1992 movie Sidekicks with Chuck Norris, Jonathan Brandis as Barry Gabrewski, Mako as Mr. Lee, Julia Nickson as Noreen Chan, Joe Piscopo as Kelly Stone and Danica McKellar as Lauren.
John Ritter was born Jonathan Southworth Ritter on 17 September 1948 in Burbank, California, USA. He died September 11 th 2003. John Ritter was an American actor, comedian, and voice-over artist.John Ritter was 5’11” tall. John Ritter was best known for playing Jack Tripper on the hit ABC sitcom Three’s Company, for which he won an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award in 1984. He was the son of famous country/western star Tex Ritter, and the father of actors Jason Ritter and Tyler Ritter. John Ritter appeared in hundreds of films and television shows/episodes combined (and performed on Broadway), including It (1990). John Ritter appeared in Problem Child (1990) and Problem Child 2 (1991) as Ben or Mr. Healy. John Ritter appeared in Bad Santa in 2003 (his final live action film which was dedicated to his memory). Prior to Clifford’s Really Big Movie (posthumously released), John Ritter received four Daytime Emmy Award nominations for his voice work on the children’s television series, Clifford the Big Red Dog, in addition to many other awards John Ritter was nominated for or won. John Ritter appeared in the TV series 8 Simple Rules. John Ritter played Paul Hennessy. The TV series/ Sitcom also starred Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson, Martin Spanjers, James Garner, David Spade and Billy Aaron Brown. John Ritter died from an aortic dissection on September 11, 2003 while still filming 8 Simple Rules.
Actors Beau Bridges & John Ritter look alike. They are Famous People That Look Alike. Both men like to smile and are happy people that can brighten up a room.