Todd Anthony Bridges is an American actor. He is recognised for the role of Willis Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes. He played recurring part of a monk on Everybody Hates Chris (a sitcom). He was also the comedic commentator on truTV Presents: World's Dumbest from 2008-2013. He was born on 27 May 1965 in San Francisco, California, United States. His father, Peter Todd Bridges, was a firefighter. His mother was Lynda Frank. He married Lisa Ross on 22 September 1997. She was born on 27 May 1971. They had a relationship of 7 years before they got engaged in 1997.
The couple has four children named Tatiyana, Tustin, Todd Jr. and Tamaria. In 1998, he and his brother, James Bridges, saved a paraplegic woman named Stella Kline from drowning after her wheelchair accidently rolled into the lake. He made an appearance on Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons. He also did a miniseries named Roots. He was on Fish, Barney Miller spinoff. He got his first breakthrough with the character Willis Jackson on Diff'rent Strokes (sitcom). Other cast members were Dana Plato, Gary Coleman, and Conrad Bain.
In 2006, he appeared on the celebrity episode of Fear Factor but got eliminated just after his first stunt. In 2007, he was the member of the “mob” in 1 vs. 100. He appeared on Decision House, a MyNetwork show, with his wife in an episode named "Burned Bridges." He had a repeated role on Everybody Hates Chris. In 2008, he was a participant on Celebrity Championship Wrestling of Hulk Hogan. His coach was Brutus. He was in the team of Team Beefcake. He reached the finals and ultimately got defeated with the hands of Dennis Rodman. His character was named "Mr.Not So Perfect.” In 2002, he appeared in Celebrity Boxing and defeated Vanilla Ice.
He authored a book called “Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted” in which he discussed his childhood drugs addiction, sexual abuse, criminal assaults and his efforts to come out of it and be someone significant. In 2010, he was a guest on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” He discussed all his life and the trauma that he went through during his childhood. He made an appearance on “Skating with Celebrities” but got eliminated in the second episode for using roller skates. ." He appeared in music videos such as "Change Your Wicked Ways," "We Are All Made of Stars," and "Howlin' for You". In 2015, he hosted the live game show titled“Lovers or Losers: The Game Show” in Las Vegas, Nevada at Plaza Hotel & Casino.