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Dorothy Louise Simpson Bridges
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1915
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2009
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress and Poet. Wife of actor Lloyd Bridges, mother to actors Beau and Jeff Bridges. Dorothy met her husband while attending the UCLA's Drama Society. The couple married on October 15, 1938 and remained married until his death in 1998. The couple had four children. Her acting career included roles in the 1921 film "Finders Keepers," the 1951 film "The Company She Keeps," and "See You in the Morning" in 1989, co-starring son Jeff. She also appeared on husband Lloyd's television series, "Sea Hunt." She teamed with husband Lloyd, again, in the 1986 made for television film "The Thanksgiving Promise," which was directed by son Beau. Dorothy also was a prolific poet who performed her work at such venues as The Hollywood Bowl. In 2005, she published her book "You Caught Me Kissing," which detailed her romance with Lloyd through a series of poems and valentines. 
Family links: 
  Frederick Walter Simpson (1886 - 1979)
  Louise Myles Simpson (1888 - 1969)
  Lloyd Bridges (1913 - 1998)
  Garrett Myles Bridges (1948 - 1948)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Feb 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34028201
Dorothy Louise <i>Simpson</i> Bridges
Added by: The Perplexed Historian
Dorothy Louise <i>Simpson</i> Bridges
Added by: The Perplexed Historian
Dorothy Louise <i>Simpson</i> Bridges
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