Lloyd Bridges (January 15, 1913 – March 10, 1998) was an American actor who starred in a number of television series and appeared in more than 150 feature films. Bridges is best known for his role of Mike Nelson in Sea Hunt, the most popular syndicated American TV series in 1958. Bridges died of natural causes at the age of 85.
Sea Hunt: Remembering Lloyd Bridges' Mike Nelson, a TV Hero in the Early 1960s. The International Legends of Diving web site offers a fond look back at the character of Mike Nelson. * Nelson, portrayed by Lloyd Bridges in the TV program Sea Hunt in the early 1960s, was a hero to many kids of that era.