Beau Bridges is an American actor best known to television audiences for his role as Major General Hank Landry in the science fiction series Stargate SG-1 (2005-2007) and Stargate Atlantis, from 2005-2006.
He also has starring roles in the television series The Millers and Masters of Sex.
Bridges is a multiple award winner, critically acclaimed actor and director. He received an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for his performances in the television mini-series Without Warning: The James Brady Story and The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom.
Additionally, Bridges won an Emmy Award for The Second Civil War, a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for An Inconvenient Truth, and a National Society of Film Critics Award for The Fabulous Baker Boys.
Bridges has been nominated for an Emmy Award numerous times. His nominated television credits include Brothers & Sisters, The Closer, Desperate Housewives, My Name Is Earl, We Were the Mulvaneys, P.T. Barnum, Inherit the Wind, Hidden in America, Losing Chase, Kissinger and Nixon, The Outer Limits and 5 American Kids - 5 American Handguns.
His additional television credits include The Man with Three Wives, Into the West, White Collar, Stargate: The Arc of Truth, Stargate: Continuum and Masters of Sex.
Bridges' film credits include For Love of Ivy, The Other Side of the Mountain, Greased Lightning, Norma Rae, Heart Like a Wheel, The Hotel New Hampshire, Voyage of the Unicorn, Charlotte's Web, Don't Fade Away, The Good German, Spinning into Butter, Max Payne, Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove and The Descendants.
Additionally, his directing credits include Secret Sins of the Father, Seven Hours to Judgment, The Wild Pair, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, The Thanksgiving Promise and Afterschool Specials: Don't Touch and The Kid from Nowhere.
His theatre credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Where's Daddy? and Who's Who in Hell.
Bridges is a Los Angeles area native who lives with his wife Wendy, four sons and one daughter. He has directed and starred in several productions with his family, including his father Lloyd and brother Jeff Bridges.
Bridges serves on the Board of the Wishtoyo Foundation, which helps protect the culture and history of coastal communities and marine habitats.