Garrett Myles Bridges, Lloyd Bridges’ Son: How Did He Die?

Garrett Myles Bridges was the son of Lloyd Bridges, who was an American film, stage and television actor. His son, Garrett was 6 weeks old at the time of his death. He was born on June 14, 1948 in the United States of America. He was the Bridges family’s second child, and died tragically at the age of two months due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. He was discovered dead beneath his bedcovers by his mother.

Garrett Myles Bridges’ Parents

Garrett Myles Bridges’ father, Lloyd Bridges who was the father of four children, including the actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges. He started his career as a contract performer for Columbia Pictures. His mother, Dorothy Bridges keeps herself away from media.


He was died on August 3, 1948 of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, which is the sudden unexplained death of a child of less than one year of age. Diagnosis requires that the death remain unexplained even after a thorough autopsy.

Garrett Myles Bridges Profile Summary

Real NameGarrett Myles Bridges
Nick NameGarrett
Famous AsSon of Lloyd Bridges
AgeDied at 06 months
BirthdayJune 14, 1948
Death DateAugust 3, 1948
SiblingsCindy Bridges,
Beau Bridges,
Jeff Bridges
ParentsLloyd Bridges,
Dorothy Bridges
GrandparentsHarriet Evelyn (Brown) Bridges (1893–1950) and
Lloyd Vernet Bridges (1887–1962)

Garrett Myles Bridges Siblings

Garrett Myles Bridges’s father, Lloyd Bridges met Dorothy Bridges (née Simpson), in his fraternity; they married in 1938 in New York City. They had four children: actors Beau Bridges (born in 1941) and Jeff Bridges (born in 1949); a daughter, Lucinda Louise Bridges (born in October 1953); and another son, Garrett Myles Bridges.

Actor Jordan Bridges is Beau’s son and Lloyd’s grandson. Dorothy and Lloyd exchanged vows again for their 50th wedding anniversary.

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Garrett Myles Bridges Facts

  • Garrett Myles Bridges’ father, Bridges died of natural causes at the age of 85 on March 10, 1998.
  • He was posthumously named as one of six recipients that year, in 2011.
  • He served on the advisory board of the Los Angeles Student Film Institute.
  • In 1989, he had notable supporting roles in the features Winter People.

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