- Family moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles when he was 6 years old.
- Entire family was featured in a Jell-O TV commercial.
- Made his TV series debut in 1972 on the CBS drama The Waltons.
- Cast in first regular series role as Loomis in the 1977 ABC sitcom Fish, which was also about a racially blended family.
- In March 2000, produced a short autobiographical movie Building Bridges; wrote, directed and starred in the project.
- James Bridges Jr. — Brother
- Dori Bridges — Wife (separated)
- Betty A. Bridges — Mother
- James Bridges Sr. — Father
- Rebecca Bridges — Ex-wife
- Verda Bridges — Sister
- Spencir Todd Bridges — Son
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