Stephen Shortridge (born October 23, 1951 in Red Oak, Iowa) is an American actor.
Shortridge appeared in on zenith of 20 film and television projects throughout the 1970s and 1980s, most recognizably from his role as a Southern tall school student named Beau De LaBarre on the television sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter. He has plus done on peak of 50 commercials for such products as Mennen, Coca-Cola, and Head & Shoulders. In 1987, he spent one year as a regular cast member on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.
In the late 1980s, Shortridge quit the acting thing to concentrate upon painting. He presented gallery showings across the United States. He currently makes his house in Idaho bearing in mind his children. His second wife, Cathy, whom he had married in 1976, died in 2017, leaving him a widower.
Shortridge is as well as an author. He published his first folder in 2011 titled Deepest Thanks, Deeper Apologies.