Todd Bridges - Famous Actor

Todd Bridges Net Worth


Todd Bridges is a famous actor, best known for playing the character Willis Jackson on the sitcom ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ from 1978 to 1986. With a net worth of $250,000, Bridges has had a successful television and film career, including notable roles in ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ and the Nigerian movie ‘Turning Point’, as well as being a commentator on the cable television series ‘World’s Dumbest.

Key facts:

  • Todd Bridges is an actor, best known for playing the character Willis Jackson on the sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" from 1978 to 1986.
  • He had a notable recurring role on the sitcom "Everybody Hates Chris" and starred in the 2012 Nigerian movie "Turning Point."
  • Bridges was a commentator on the cable television series "World's Dumbest" for four years.
  • He had his breakthrough year on television in 1977, appearing in the landmark miniseries "Roots" and the television movie "A Killing Affair."
  • In addition to his television work, Bridges has had roles in various films including "She's Out of Control" and the Nigerian drama "Turning Point."

Basic Information About Todd Bridges

ProfessionsActor, Film Producer, Film director, Comedian
Net worth$250,000
Date of birth1965-05-27 (59 years old)
Place of birthSan Francisco
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseDori Bridges - (25 MayΒ 1998 - present)Β (filed for divorce)Β (2 children)
14 November - Rebecca (Β 1989 - 1991)Β (divorced)
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Todd Bridges win?


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Todd Bridges awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
TV Land Award - Quintessential Non-Traditional FamilyNomineeDiff'rent Strokes2004

Todd Bridges roles

Movie / Series Role
That's My BoyTodd Bridges
Dickie Roberts: Former Child StarSelf
She's Out of ControlWater Man
The WaltonsJosh / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1978
CHiPsTodd Bridges (uncredited) unknown episodes
Barney MillerTruman Jackson 1 episode, 1975
Little House on the PrairieSolomon Henry 1 episode, 1977
Diff'rent StrokesWillis Jackson 180 episodes, 1978-1986
The Young and the RestlessJuice 3 episodes, 2002
The Love BoatMichael Jr. 1 episode, 1978
The Surreal LifeSelf 1 episode, 2004
Hello, LarryWillis Jackson 3 episodes, 1979
The Ben Stiller ShowTodd Bridges 2 episodes, 1992
Are We There Yet?Self 1 episode, 2011
The Daily ShowSelf - Guest 1 episode, 1997
The New LassieDeputy Kirby 1 episode, 1991
L.A. HeatTrevor 1 episode, 1997
The Oprah Winfrey ShowSelf - Guest 1 episode, 2010
Everybody Hates ChrisMonk 17 episodes, 2007-2009
Son of the BeachTodd Bridges 1 episode, 2001
The Facts of LifeWillis Jackson 2 episodes, 1979-1981
Punk'dSelf 1 episode, 2005

Todd Bridges's Quotes

  • The best advice I've ever received or given, in or out of the entertainment business, is as follows: "Stick with God."
  • [on Conrad Bain who played his adoptive father on Diff'rent Strokes (1978)] He was a really good man. He really was like Mr. Drummond. Just an all-around nice guy. He treated me better than my own father treated me.

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Interesting Facts about Todd Bridges

  1. Father, with Dori Bridges (nee Dori Smith), of son Spencir Bridges (b. 1998).
  2. Arrested on 1/19/97 after allegedly ramming an associate's car with his own after an argument.
  3. Brother of Zero Hubbard, younger brother of Jimmy Bridges and Verda Bridges.
  4. Son of Betty A. Bridges
  5. Ex-brother-in-law of Barbara Bridges.
  6. On 4/13/01 he rescued a woman whose wheelchair tipped over while fishing.
  7. Was a contestant on The Weakest Link (2001). His second question was to name the man who married Courteney Cox. As a joke for not knowing the answer, Bridges guessed Gary Coleman. As a result, he was voted the very first weakest link.
  8. Ranked #40 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
  9. Uncle of Penny Bae Bridges, Brooke Marie Bridges, and Rachel Bridges.
  10. Has a daughter named Bo J Rushing.
  11. With Charlotte Rae's death on August 5th, 2018, Todd Brigdes is the only original surviving cast member of "Diff'rent Strokes".
  12. Acting mentor was Conrad Bain.
  13. In March of 2002 he fought and won against former rapper Vanilla Ice in a celebrity boxing match on FOX-TV.
  14. Stated on his social media account that people come up to him and say "what Cha talking bout WILLIS" about 20 times a day.
  15. Was a professional wrestler.
  16. Friends with Dana Plato.
  17. Arrested 28. march 1986 for delivering a bomb threat against a businessman.

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