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Tale of Two Bridges

In person: Beau and Jeff Bridges

The remarkable careers of the Bridges family – father Lloyd and sons Beau and Jeff – will be celebrated as the siblings select clips from each other's filmography and discuss the legacy of this legendary Hollywood dynasty.

Beau Bridges

With over 100 feature film credits over 60 years, Lloyd Bridges’s oeuvre includes unforgettable roles in dramas such as High Noon and the classic television series “Sea Hunt” as well as comedies such as Airplane! and Hot Shots! Older brother Beau began acting as a child in the late 1940s before working in television through the ‘60s and breaking out with a leading role in The Landlord, Hal Ashby’s directorial debut and starring in Norma Rae Most recently, he appeared in Alexander Payne’s Oscar-nominated film The Descendants and currently stars in the television series “Masters of Sex” and “The Millers.”

Jeff Bridges in THE BIG LEBOWSKI, 1998.

Younger brother Jeff has been nominated for six Oscars, winning in 2009 for his lead performance in Crazy Heart. Also a prolific photographer, Jeff has performed in everything from studio spectacles such as Starman, Heaven’s Gate, Tron and Iron Man to idiosyncratic, independent-minded films like The Last Picture Show and The Big Lebowski. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the only film starring both Bridges brothers: 1989’s four-time Oscar-nominated romance The Fabulous Baker Boys.


Event Information

Monday, August 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Bing Theater
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

$5 general admission
$3 Academy members and students with a valid ID.


Tickets for this event are no longer available in advance. A standby line will form at 6:00 pm on the evening of this event at the Hammer Building Ticket Office. Tickets typically become available shortly before the start of the event and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no guarantee of tickets being made available to those in the standby line.

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