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James Bridges (I) (1936–1993)

James Bridges was born on February 3, 1936 in Paris, Arkansas, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The China Syndrome (1979), Urban Cowboy (1980) and White Hunter Black Heart (1990). He died on June 6, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The China Syndrome
(1979)
Urban Cowboy
Urban Cowboy Writer
(1980)
The Paper Chase
(1973)

Filmography

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 2007 SineSerye (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Palimos ng pag-ibig (2007) ... (story)
 1990 White Hunter Black Heart (screenplay)
  The Paper Chase (TV Series) (developed for television by - 56 episodes, 1978 - 1986) (written by - 2 episodes, 1978) (developer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Graduation (1986) ... (creator)
- Suppressed Desires (1986) ... (creator)
- Honor (1986) ... (creator)
- Mistaken Identity (1986) ... (creator)
- A Wounded Hart (1986) ... (creator)
 1986 Palimos ng pag-ibig (original story)
 1985 Perfect (screenplay)
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (original teleplay - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1985) ... (original teleplay - segment "An Unlocked Window")
 1984 Mike's Murder (written by)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (screenplay)
 1979 The China Syndrome (written by)
 1977 September 30, 1955 (written by)
 1973 The Paper Chase (screenplay)
 1973 Carola (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1972 Limbo
 1972 When Michael Calls (TV Movie)
 1970 Colossus: The Forbin Project (screenplay)
 1969 The Flim-Flam Man (TV Movie)
 1966 The Appaloosa (screenplay)
 1963-1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 16 episodes)
- Power of Attorney (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Death Scene (1965) ... (teleplay)
- An Unlocked Window (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Where the Woodbine Twineth (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Return of Verge Likens (1964) ... (teleplay)
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Go Down, Moses (1963) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

His play, "Days of Dancing," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Shelley Winters and Robert Walker in the cast. Timmy Everett was director.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jim Bridges
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Personal Quote:

I hate to sound sappy, but I was shit on by a lot of people in Hollywood. See more »

Trivia:

Bridges attended Arkansas State Teacher's College, before moving to Los Angeles, where he started as an actor in television dramas, as well as selling ice cream part-time. He wrote several screenplays, one of which (for The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962)) won him an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He later worked as a stage manager with John Houseman's UCLA Theater Group and ... See more »

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Aquarius

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