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Todd Bridges

Todd Anthony Bridges (born May 27, 1965) is an American actor. He is best known for his childhood role as Willis Jackson on the NBC/ABC sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, and for his recurring role as Monk on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. He is currently a comedic commentator on the television series The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest..., which airs on truTV. Bridges was born May 27, 1965, in San Francisco, California. Bridges has a brother and sister who are both actors, Jimmy Bridges and Verda Bridges. His mother, Betty A. Bridges, was also an actress. Todd is married to Dori Bridges and has one son, Spencir Bridges (born July 16, 1998) who is also a child actor and appeared in the film Daddy Day Camp and one episode on iCarly. Bridges became the first African-American child actor to have a recurring role on a successful TV series, The Waltons. He also appeared on Little House on the Prairie, and in the landmark miniseries Roots. He was a regular on the Barney Miller spinoff Fish. But it was as young Willis Jackson on the long-running sitcom Diff'rent Strokes that he made his name, along with fellow child co-stars Dana Plato and Gary Coleman.

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Todd Bridges -- I Make LESS Than $25k Per Year

Todd Bridges
I Make LESS Than $25k Per Year

Todd Bridges is not a wealthy man ... this according to Todd Bridges.The former "Diff'rent Strokes" actor just filed new docs in his divorce from longtime wife Dori Bridges, stating that he only… READ MORE >

Todd Bridges -- 'Deeply Saddened' By Conrad Bain Death

Todd Bridges
'Deeply Saddened' By Conrad Bain Death

"Diff'rent Strokes" star Todd Bridges is inconsolable in the wake of Conrad Bain's death -- telling TMZ, he just spoke to Bain last week and everything seemed fine.Bridges tells us, "I am deeply… READ MORE >

- 458 days ago
Todd Bridges -- 'I'm Getting Divorced' ... Take THAT Media!!

Todd Bridges
"I'm Getting DIVORCED" Take THAT Media!!

"Diff'rent Strokes" star Todd Bridges and his wife are no longer moving to the beat of just one drum -- and they're ending their 14-year marriage.Todd announced the split on Twitter, saying he… READ MORE >

- 694 days ago
Todd Bridges -- Lemme Tell Ya About Addiction ...

Todd Bridges
Lemme Tell Ya About Addiction ...

"Diff'rent Strokes" star Todd Bridges isn't just collecting a check to be a spokesperson for a drug and alcohol counselor training program -- dude is putting in hours of work in the classroom.… READ MORE >

- 1207 days ago
'Diff'rent Strokes' Star -- Bloody After Shark Face-Off

'Diff'rent Strokes' Star
Bloody After Shark Face-Off

Todd Bridges -- the guy who played Willis on "Diff'rent Strokes" -- was all smiles recently, which is strange ... considering the guy was holding the bloody remains of a thresher shark.Here's the… READ MORE >

- 1271 days ago
Todd Bridges Attends Gary Coleman Memorial

Todd Bridges
Attends Gary Coleman Memorial

Several of Gary Coleman's closest friends -- including "Diff'rent Strokes" co-star Todd Bridges -- have just gathered for a memorial honoring the late actor at Il Cielo in Beverly Hills.As we… READ MORE >

- 1377 days ago
Gary Coleman's Ex -- Unwanted at Private Memorial

Gary Coleman's Ex
Unwanted at Private Memorial

Gary Coleman's closest friends are arranging a private memorial for the actor -- but TMZ has learned Gary's ex-wife and his parents will not be invited. TMZ spoke with Kent Emmons and Anna Gray --… READ MORE >

- 1402 days ago

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