James Bridges

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James Bridges was a successful Hollywood writer and director born in Paris, Arkansas. Among his most popular films were The Paper Chase, China Syndrome, and Urban Cowboy.

Bridges attended the Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway from 1954 to 1956. He was a drum major in college and also a dramatic performer. Bridges landed bit parts in "Dragnet" and "Matinee Theater" before establishing himself as a notable filmmaker.

Bridges died of intestinal cancer in June 1993.

Filmography

  • Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
  • Perfect (1985)
  • Mike's Murder (1984)
  • Urban Cowboy (1980)
  • The China Syndrome (1979)
  • September 30, 1955 (1977)
  • The Paper Chase (1973)
  • Limbo (1972)
  • The Baby Maker (1970)
  • Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
  • The Appaloosa (1966)

Television Credits

  • "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" (1985)
  • "The Paper Chase" (1978-1986)
  • "Carola" (1973)
  • "When Michael Calls" (1972)
  • "The Flim-Flam Man" (1969)
  • "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour" (1963-1965)
  • "The Great Adventure" (1963)

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