James Bridges
Date of Birth
Feb 03, 1936
Birth Place:
Paris, AR


Writer/director James Bridges made his name in the 1970s with such socially aware, character-driven films as The Paper Chase (1973), but his unassuming style and non-blockbuster mentality slowed his career in the 1980s. Bridges died of cancer in 1993, though he lived to see one of his '70s scripts finally produced as White Hunter, Black Heart (1990). Raised in Paris, AR, Bridges attended Arkansas...