Name: Jeff Bridges
Profession: Movie Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 185 cm
Age: 74
Birth Place: Los Angeles - California
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges is a Movie Actor, and he was born on 4 December - 1949(74 years old) in California. Jeff Bridges zodiac sign is Sagittarius. More detailed information about Jeff Bridges given below.

About Jeff Bridges

Actor who starred as Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski in the 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski and earned an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart. For his parts in The Contender, Starman, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, True Grit, Hell or High Water, and The Last Picture Show, he got Academy Award nominations.

Trivia

He plays the villain opposite Robert Downey, Jr. in the 2008 Marvel film Iron Man

Jeff Bridges before fame

He performed in theatre shows alongside his father and served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve. On Sea Hunt, he made his television debut.

Achievement of Jeff Bridges

In the 2008 Marvel picture Iron Man, he plays the villain opposing Robert Downey, Jr..

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$100 Million

Jeff Bridges family life

He met his wife while working as a maid on the set of Rancho Deluxe. In 1977, they tied the knot. His father and brother are both well-known actors. Isabelle, Jessica, and Haley are his three daughters.

Associations of Jeff Bridges

In the 2003 sports thriller Seabiscuit, he played industrialist Charles S. Howard with Tobey Maguire as horse jockey Red Pollard.

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Jeff Bridges Timeline

  • 1949

    Bridges was born on December 4, 1949, in Los Angeles, the son of actor Lloyd Bridges (1913u20131998) and actress and writer Dorothy Bridges (nu00e9e Simpson; 1915u20132009). He is one of four children: older brother Beau Bridges (born 1941), who is also an actor; a younger sister Lucinda; and a brother named Garrett, who died of sudden infant death syndrome in 1948. His maternal grandfather was an immigrant from Liverpool, England.

  • 1951

    Bridges made his first screen appearance when he was almost two years old in The Company She Keeps in 1951. In his youth, Bridges and brother Beau made occasional appearances on their fatheru0027s show Sea Hunt (1958u20131961) and the CBS anthology series The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962u20131963). In 1969, he played Job Corps crew member Cal Baker in the Lassie TV series episode entitled "Success Story". In 1971, he played the lead role Mike in the TV movie In Search of America. His first major role came in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show, for which he garnered a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He next co-starred in the 1972 critically acclaimed gritty boxing film Fat City, directed by John Huston. In 1973, he starred as Junior Jackson in The Last American Hero, a film based on the true story of NASCAR driver Junior Johnson. He was again nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance opposite Clint Eastwood in the 1974 film Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. In 1976, he starred as the protagonist Jack Prescott in the first remake of King Kong, opposite Jessica Lange. This film was a commercial success, earning $90 million worldwide, more than triple its $23 million budget, and also winning an Academy Award for special effects.

  • 1967

    Bridges and his siblings were raised in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles. He shared a close relationship with his brother Beau, who acted as a surrogate father when their father was working. He graduated from University High School in 1967. At age 17, he toured with his father in a stage production of Anniversary Waltz, and then moved to New York City, where he studied acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio. He also served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve as a boatswainu0027s mate from 1967 to 1975 in San Luis Obispo, California, with a terminal rank of petty officer second class.

  • 1977

    Bridges married Susan Geston in 1977. They met while filming Rancho Deluxe, on a ranch where Geston was working as a waitress. They have three daughters: Isabelle Annie (born August 6, 1981), Jessica Lily "Jessie" (born June 14, 1983), Haley Roselouise (born October 17, 1985), and granddaughter Grace (born March 31, 2011) from Isabelle.

  • 1980

    Bridges studied piano at a young age, strongly encouraged by his mother. While working on the 1980 film Heavenu0027s Gate, he often played guitar with his co-star, singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson, between takes. His character in Crazy Heart, Bad Blake, was later based partly on Kristofferson. In 1982, he voiced the character of Prince Lu00edr in the animated film The Last Unicorn, and in that role sang on two songs, including a duet with Mia Farrow. He released his debut album Be Here Soon on January 1, 2000. In 2005, Bridges, known as "The Dude" in the film The Big Lebowski, showed up at a Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles singing and playing the filmu0027s theme song written by Bob Dylan, "Man in Me".

  • 1982

    In 1982, Bridges starred in one of his better-known roles in the science fiction film Tron, in which he played Kevin Flynn, a video game programmer. That same year, he starred in Kiss Me Goodbye, an American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Mulligan, with Sally Field. In 1984, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for playing an alien in Starman. He was also acclaimed for his roles in the thriller Against All Odds (1984) and the crime drama Jagged Edge (1985).

  • 1984

    Bridges has been an amateur photographer since high school. He began taking photographs on film sets during Starman at the suggestion of co-star Karen Allen in 1984, with his favorite camera, a Widelux F8 that his wife bought him. He published many of these photographs online and in a 2003 book entitled Pictures: Photographs by Jeff Bridges. In 2013, he received an Infinity Award for his photos from the International Center of Photography in New York.A follow-up book, Jeff Bridges: Pictures Volume Two was published in 2019.In 1984, Bridges and other entertainment industry leaders founded the End Hunger Network aimed at encouraging, stimulating and supporting action to end childhood hunger. He supported President Obamau0027s initiative to End Childhood Hunger by 2015. In November 2010, Bridges became spokesman for the No Kid Hungry campaign of the organization Share our Strength. Its goal is to present and undertake a state-by-state strategy to end childhood hunger in the United States by 2015. Bridges also supports environmental causes and organizations such as the Amazon Conservation Team.

  • 1994

    His role in Fearless (1993) is thought by some critics to be one of his best performances. One critic dubbed it a masterpiece; Pauline Kael wrote that he "may be the most natural and least self-conscious screen actor that has ever lived". In 1994, he starred as Lt. Jimmy Dove in the action film Blown Away, opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Forest Whitaker. His real-life father Lloyd Bridges was also featured in the film, playing the uncle of Bridgesu0027 character. The film was not a financial success, managing to recoup $30 million of its $50 million budget at the box office, with its release a few weeks after another explosive-themed film, Speed. On July 11, 1994, Bridges received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion picture industry. The star is located at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard. In 1998, he starred as what is arguably his most iconic role, The Dude, in the Coen brothersu0027 film The Big Lebowski.

  • 2000

    In 2000, he received his fourth Academy Award nomination, for his role in The Contender. He also starred in the 2005 Terry Gilliam film Tideland, his second with the director (the first being 1991u0027s The Fisher King). He shaved his trademark mane of hair to play the role of Obadiah Stane in the 2008 Marvel comic book adaptation Iron Man. In July 2008, at the San Diego Comic-Con International, he appeared in a teaser, reprising his 1982 fan favorite role of Kevin Flynn for Tron: Legacy, shot as concept footage for director Joseph Kosinski; this developed into a full 3D feature release in 2010.

  • 2001

    Bridges narrated the documentary Lost in La Mancha (2002), about the making of a Terry Gilliam retelling of Don Quixote, tentatively titled The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, which would have starred Johnny Depp as Sancho Panza and Jean Rochefort as the quixotic hero. Bridges also narrated the documentaries National Geographicu0027s Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West (2002, IMAX), Discovery Channelu0027s Raising the Mammoth (2000), and ABCu0027s Heroes of Rock and Roll (1979). He voiced the character Big Z in the animated picture Surfu0027s Up. He also hosted VH1u0027s Top 100 Greatest Albums of Rock and Roll series in 2001. In 2016, he narrated Dream Big.

  • 2010

    Bridges is one of the youngest actors ever to be nominated for an Academy Award (1972, age 22, Best Supporting Actor, The Last Picture Show), and one of the oldest ever to win (winning the Best Actor in 2010 at age 60 for Crazy Heart). Crazy Heart also won him the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.On January 15, 2010, Bridges performed the song "I Donu0027t Know" from Crazy Heart on The Tonight Show with Conan Ou0027Brien. In the film The Contender, in which he co-starred, Bridges recorded a version of Johnny Cashu0027s standard "Ring of Fire" with Kim Carnes that played over the pivotal opening credits. In February 2010, he was among the nearly 80 musicians to sing on the charity-single remake of We Are the World. On October 24, 2010, Bridges appeared at Neil Youngu0027s annual Bridge School Benefit concert and played a set with singer-songwriter Neko Case.On December 18, 2010, Bridges hosted NBCu0027s Saturday Night Live; he had hosted the show before in 1983 with his brother, Beau. With the December 18, 2010, episode Bridges beat Sigourney Weaveru0027s record for longest gap between hosting appearances on SNL (Weaver had a 24-year gap between her first time hosting in 1986 and her second time hosting in 2010, while Bridges had a 27-year gap between his first appearance in 1983 and his most recent one, also in 2010).

  • 2011

    On April 19, 2011, Country Music Television announced that Bridges had signed a recording contract with Blue Note Records/EMI Music Group. He worked with producer T-Bone Burnett and released his second album, Jeff Bridges, on August 16, 2011. On November 5, 2011, Bridges played Austin City Limits in support of this album.

  • 2013

    In 2013, Bridges wrote The Dude and the Zen Master with Bernie Glassman. Bridges found himself at a party with Glassman and Ram Dass and their conversation led to discussing the parallels between "The Dude" from The Big Lebowski and Zen Buddhism. The book was formed from what has been described as a "transcript of a five-day "hang" on a Montana ranch."

  • 2015

    In 2015, he sang on the album Strangers Again, performing a duet with Judy Collins of the musical tune "Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide by Leonard Bernstein.In 2015, Bridges released an ambient/spoken-word album entitled Sleeping Tapes. All proceeds from the album go directly to Bridgesu0027 charity No Kid Hungry.

  • 2016

    Bridges received his sixth Academy Award nomination for his role in True Grit, a collaboration with the Coen brothers in which he starred alongside Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, and Hailee Steinfeld. Both the film and Bridgesu0027 performance as Rooster Cogburn, were critically praised. Bridges lost to Colin Firth, whom he had beaten for the Oscar in the same category the previous year. In 2016, Bridges appeared in the film Hell or High Water, for which he received his seventh Academy Award nomination. For his contribution to films, he was presented with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2019.

  • 2020

    On October 19, 2020, Bridges announced that he had been diagnosed with lymphoma.

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