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Todd Bridges Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Todd Bridges Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth May 27, 1965
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Todd Bridges is an American actor whose role as Willis Jackson in the popular sitcom, Diff’rent Strokes (1978-1986) catapulted him to stardom at a young age. Additionally, he was also seen in Everybody Hates Chris (2007-2009), Fish (1977-1978), World’s Dumbest (2008-2012), Celebrity Big Brother (2022), etc.

Born Name

Todd Anthony Bridges

Nick Name


Todd Bridges as seen in 2017
Todd Bridges as seen in 2017 (Rob DiCaterino / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

San Francisco, California, United States







  • Father – James Bridges Sr. (Talent Agent)
  • Mother – Betty Alice Pryor (Actress, Director, Manager)
  • Siblings – Jimmy Bridges (Older Brother) (Actor), Verda Bridges (Sister)

Net Worth

Todd’s net worth was $250,000 according to




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Todd has dated –

  1. Dana Plato
  2. Janet Jackson
  3. Dori Smith – The Roots actor was married to Dori Smith and welcomed a son named Spencir Bridges on July 15, 1998, with her.
  4. Amanda Rushing – His relationship with actress and model Amanda Rushing produced a daughter named Bo Rushing Bridges.
  5. Tiffany Wolf (2018)
  6. Melissa Hill (2018)
Todd Bridges seen with the cast of Diff'rent Strokes and Nancy Reagan in 1983
Todd Bridges seen with the cast of Diff’rent Strokes and Nancy Reagan in 1983 (Ronald Reagan Presidential Library / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity


He has African-American ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Bald look
  • Multiple tattoos on his body
American actor Todd Bridges as seen in 2006
American actor Todd Bridges as seen in 2006 (Tabkiller1965 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Todd Bridges Facts

  1. He became the first African-American child actor to feature in a successful television series when he played Josh Foster in The Waltons in the 1970s.
  2. As of 2022, Todd is the only living member from the original cast of Diff’rent Strokes.
  3. In 2008, he released his memoir titled Killing Willis: From Diff’rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted. In the book, he wrote candidly about his experiences with drug addiction, childhood se*ual abuse, numerous encounters with the law, etc.
  4. In 1989, Todd was charged with the attempted murder of a drug dealer named Kenneth ‘Tex’ Clay, but he was eventually acquitted of all charges. His defense attorney was Johnnie Cochran, who would go on to famously defend O. J. Simpson in the ‘trial of the century’ in 1995.

Featured Image by Rob DiCaterino / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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