Actor who earned Golden Globe Awards for his roles in the TV movies Without Warning: The James Brady Story and The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom. His film credits include Max Payne, The Fabulous Baker Boys and The Good german.
His parents nicknamed him Beau after a character in Gone with the Wind. He played basketball for UCLA as a freshman.
His younger brother is longtime actor and Big Lebowski star Jeff Bridges. He married his second wife, Wendy Treece, in 1984. He has four sons named Jeffrey, Dylan, Casey and Jordan and a daughter named Emily.
He appeared alongside his father Lloyd Bridges in two episodes of the TV series Sea Hunt.