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Jeff Bridges

American actor Jeff Bridges has starred in over 50 films during his lengthy career. He comes from a family of performers and was introduced to show business by his father Lloyd. Jeff is most famous for his work in the films Big Lebowski (1998), Seabiscuit (2003), Crazy Heart (2009), and most recently True Grit (2010). His accolades include a long list of Academy Award nominations, and one win for Best Actor in 2010. Bridges was born in 1949 and grew up in Los Angeles, California. After high school Jeff traveled to New York to study acting at the famous Herbert Berghof Studio. In the late 1960's Jeff served in the US Coast Guard, and stayed on reserve through the early 1970's to avoid Vietnam. As a child Jeff got a start in acting through his father Lloyd, and even starred in two of his television shows. Jeff achieved major success early in his career when he was nominated for an Academy Award in his first major film, the 1971 drama Last Picture Show. Three years later he starred opposite of Clint Eastwood in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. By 1976 Bridges was casted in the first remake of King Kong, which turned out to be a huge commercial success raking in more than 90 million dollars. Over the next three decades Bridges went on to star in over 50 films and win countless awards for his work. More recently Jeff starred in the 2009 film Crazy Heart, which earned him his first Academy Award for Best Actor. In 1977 Jeff married Susan Geston, the two met while filming Ranch Deluxe. Together they have three daughters. Along with other entertainment industry leaders, in 1984 Bridges founded the End Hunger Network, a humanitarian effort which aims to eliminate childhood hunger in the US by 2015. Along with his charitable work, Jeff is also known for his music and photography.


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Born:
Dec 4, 1949 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
30
First Appeared:
In the movie Bad Company 1972-10-08
Latest Project:
Movie Spider-Man: Far from Home 2019-06-28
Known For
Filmography
Movie Spider-Man: Far from Home Obadiah Stane (archive footage) (uncredited) 2019-06-28
Movie Bad Times at the El Royale Father Daniel Flynn / Dock O'Kelly 2018-10-04
Movie Only the Brave Duane Steinbrink 2017-09-22
Movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle Champagne "Champ" 2017-09-20
Movie Hell or High Water Marcus Hamilton 2016-08-12
Movie True Grit Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn 2010-12-22
Movie TRON: Legacy Kevin Flynn / Clu 2010-12-10
Movie Crazy Heart Bad Blake 2009-12-16
Movie The Men Who Stare at Goats Bill Django 2009-10-17
Movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Clayton Harding 2008-10-02
Movie Iron Man Obadiah Stane / Iron Monger 2008-04-30
Movie Tideland Noah 2005-09-09
Movie Masked and Anonymous Tom Friend 2003-07-25
Movie Scenes of the Crime Jimmy Berg 2002-05-11
Movie Lost in La Mancha Narrator 2002-02-11
Movie K-PAX Dr. Mark Powell 2001-10-22
Movie The Contender President Jackson Evans 2000-10-13
Movie The Big Lebowski Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski 1998-03-06
Movie Hidden in America Vincent 1996-12-01
Movie Wild Bill James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok 1995-12-01
Movie The Vanishing Barney Cousins 1993-02-05
Movie The Fisher King Jack Lucas 1991-09-09
Movie The Fabulous Baker Boys Jack Baker 1989-10-13
Movie The Morning After Turner Kendall 1986-12-25
Movie Jagged Edge Jack Forrester 1985-10-04
Movie Starman Starman / Scott Hayden 1984-12-13
Movie Cutter's Way Richard Bone 1981-03-19
Movie King Kong Jack F. Prescott 1976-09-08
Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Lightfoot 1974-05-23
Movie Bad Company Jake Rumsey 1972-10-08