The Rise of Jordan Bridges: How He Made a Name for Himself in Hollywood

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Jordan Bridges is an American Actor, best known as Frankie Rizzoli on Rizzoli & Isles

In a family of actors, Jordan Bridges was born on November 13, 1973, in California, the United States.

Everyone in his family, from his father to his uncles and brothers to his grandparents, is a well-known actor.

He made his television debut as Frankie Rizzoli in the criminal drama “Rizzoli & Isles.”

He is the child of Beau Bridges, an accomplished actor, and Julie Bridges, Beau’s wife.

His father directed the 1982 television film “The Kid from Nowhere,” where he made his acting debut.

Jordan had recurring roles in the TV shows “Dawson’s Creek” and “Conviction.”

One of his most well-known performances in the film industry was a co-starring role in the 2011 movie “J. Edgar,” which he had with the legendary actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

Early life

Bridges, the son of Julie Bridges and actor Beau Bridges, was born in Los Angeles County, California.

He is the grandson of Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Bridges and the nephew of Jeff Bridges.

Bridges’ maternal grandpa Marvin Landfield was a child of Russian and Jewish immigrants.

Jordan Bridges Profile Summary

NameJordan Bridges
BirthdateNovember 13, 1973
Age49 years
Famous for“Rizzoli & Isles,” “Dawson’s Creek,” “Conviction”
Notable film credits“Mona Lisa Smile,” “Drive Me Crazy”
FamilySon of Beau Bridges, grandson of Lloyd Bridges
Stage productions“Three Days of Rain,” “Orphans”
SpouseCarrie Eastman
Relationship statusMarried
Net worth$14 million


Jordan Bridges Career

Jordan Bridges, the son of Beau Bridges and the grandson of Lloyd Bridges made his acting debut at the age of five in his father’s 1982 television movie, The Kid from Nowhere.

He appeared again in The Thanksgiving Promise in 1986, alongside his entire family.

Bridges eventually stopped acting and attended Oakwood School in Los Angeles to avoid being labeled as a child actor.

His passion for acting was reignited after attending a school that focused on fine arts.

He pursued his education further by majoring in drama and minoring in literature at Bard College in New York.

Here he spent his junior year studying at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Despite his classical training, Bridges worked as a catering waiter in New York and Los Angeles before landing jobs in movies, TV shows, and plays.

He played the role of Nick Potter in the short-lived NBC series Conviction, a prominent lawyer from an “old money” family who left his job at a private legal firm to work for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.

Bridges also appeared in leading roles in several films, including New Suit, Samantha:

An American Girl Holiday, Love Takes Wing, and Love Finds a Home.

He had supporting roles in several movies, including Drive Me Crazy, Frequency, Happy Campers, and Mona Lisa Smile.

Bridges also appeared in various television series, such as Dawson’s Creek, Charmed, and Bionic Woman.

He played Shane, Paige’s boyfriend, in the two-part, fourth-season opening episode of Charmed and the recurring character Tom Hastings in Bionic Woman.

He also appeared as David, a man hired to pose as a woman’s fiancé in A Holiday Engagement, and as Buck in the 2005 film Family Plan, where he was employed to pose as a woman’s husband for an evening.

Jordan Bridges Personal life

Bridges wed the artist-inventor Caroline Sherman Eastman at Burning Man in 2002 and again in a low-key ceremony on January 2, 2003, in Kauai, Hawaii. Orson and Caroline, also known as Lola, are their sons.

In the TNT drama series Rizzoli & Isles, which debuted in July 2010 and ended in September 2016, Bridges had an appearance

Filmography Table

1998Drive Me CrazyChase Hammond
2001Happy CampersJasper
2003Mona Lisa SmileCharlie Stewart
2004Samantha: An American Girl HolidayUncle Gard
2005Family PlanBuck
2009Love Finds a HomeMayor Wayne
2009Love Takes WingMayor Wayne
2012The Silent ThiefWill
2013Shadow on the MesaWes Rawlins
2015Unleashing Mr. DarcyHenry
2017Walking OutClyde

Television Table

1997Dawson’s CreekOliver Chirico
2003CSI: MiamiRick Breckinridge
2006ConvictionNick Potter
2007Bionic WomanTom Hastings
2007Law & Order: SVUDerek Morton
2010Rizzoli & IslesFrankie Rizzoli Jr.
2011A Holiday EngagementDavid
2011The CloserOfficer Nick Slater
2012PerceptionDonnie Ryan
2013MotiveOfficer Dan Russell
2013Matchmaker SantaTyler
2014Garage Sale MysteryJason Shannon
2014The Good WifeAvery Phillips
2014Mona Lisa Smile: Mommy’s GirlCharlie Stewart (voice only)
2015Masters of SexRichard Paskin
2015Girlfriends’ Guide to DivorceAdam
2017FrequencyFrank Sullivan

Jordan Bridges Net Worth

One of the wealthiest and most well-known celebrities is Jordan Bridges.

According to our research, Jordan Bridges has a net worth of $5 million, as reported by Wikipedia, and Business Insider.


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