Todd Bridges is an American actor. Bridges played Willis Jackson on the TV comedy Diff’rent Strokes and appeared as Monk in the 1990s sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. From 2008 to 2013, Bridges worked as a commentator for the TruTV series World’s Dumbest.
He is one of the final surviving original actors from Diff’rent Strokes. He was born May 27, 1965, in San Francisco, California, United States. Todd Bridges Parents: Betty Alice Pryor And James Bridges Sr..
Todd Bridges Parents: Meet Betty Alice Pryor And James Bridges Sr.
Bridges was born on May 27, 1965, in San Francisco, California, the son of Betty Alice Pryor, an actress, director and manager, and James Bridges Sr., a talent agent.
His brother Jimmy Bridges, and his niece, Brooke Bridges, are also actors. Bridges appeared on The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie and the landmark miniseries Roots. He was a regular on the Barney Miller spinoff Fish.
Todd Bridges Personal Life Explored
Spencir Bridges is the son of Larry and Dori Bridges, born on July 15, 1998. He was also a child actor who appeared in the film Daddy Day Camp and an episode of iCarly. He also has a daughter from a previous relationship.
In 1998, Todd and his brother James were credited with saving the life of Stella Kline, a 51-year-old paraplegic woman. When her wheelchair sank into a lake while she was fishing, the woman nearly drowned.
“I was thanking God that he was there,” stated Kline. “And everybody’s been saying nothing but bad stuff about Todd Bridges on the news and in the papers.”
He’s a kindhearted guy. “He has a big heart.” Bridges responded to the rescue, “We felt that God put us there at the perfect moment to save this woman’s life because no one else was around.”
In an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2010, Bridges stated that he was sexually assaulted by a family friend and publicist when he was 11 years old.