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Jeff Bridges

Actor | * 12/04/1949 (69) | Los Angeles, California, USA
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Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer. He comes from a prominent acting family and appeared on the television series Sea Hunt (1958–60), with his father, Lloyd Bridges and brother, Beau Bridges. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart, and earned Academy Award nominations for his roles in The Last Picture Show (1971), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Starman (1984), The Contender (2000), True Grit (2010), and Hell or High Water (2016). His other films include Tron ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Hell or High Water

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2016 | 3.7/5 | 1h 42min
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Crazy Heart

R

2009 | 3.5/5 | 1h 52min
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True Grit

PG-13

2010 | 3.6/5 | 1h 50min
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The Big Lebowski

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1998 | 4.0/5 | 1h 57min
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Awards & Nominations for Jeff Bridges

Donostia Award Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Awards Golden Globe Award Screen Actors Guild Award 4x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 3x Academy Award for Best Actor Teen Choice Award for Best Villain

Movies with Jeff Bridges as Actor(101)

as Murray Thwaite2019 The Emperor's Children
as himself2018 Hal
as Himself / Narrator (voice)2018 Living in the Future's Past
as Father Daniel Flynn / Dock O'Kelly2018 Bad Times at the El Royale
as Duane Steinbrink2017 Only the Brave
as Champagne "Champ"2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle
as Marcus Hamilton2016 Hell or High Water
as The Aviator (voice)2015 The Little Prince
as Narrator (voice)2015 Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire
as Master Gregory2014 Seventh Son
as The Giver2014 The Giver
as Roy Pulsipher2013 R.I.P.D.
as Narrator / Professor2012 Pablo
as himself2012 A Place at the Table
as Kevin Flynn2011 TRON: The Next Day
as Kevin Flynn / Clu2010 TRON: Legacy
as Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn2010 True Grit
as Jon Katz2009 A Dog Year
as Bill Django2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats
as Kyle2009 The Open Road
as Bad Blake2009 Crazy Heart
as Obadiah Stane2008 Iron Man
as Narrator (voice)2008 The Cool School
as himself2008 I Am Iron Man
as Big Z / Geek (voice)2007 Surf's Up
as Burt Vickerman2006 Stick It
as Narrator2006 Chasing the Lotus
as Himself - est Graduate (archive footage)2006 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard
as Noah2005 Tideland
as Andy2005 The Moguls
as Ted Cole2004 The Door in the Floor
as Tom Friend2003 Masked and Anonymous
as Charles Howard2003 Seabiscuit
as himself2002 The Making of TRON
as Narrator2002 Lost in La Mancha
as Jimmy Berg2001 Scenes of the Crime
as Dr. Mark Powell2001 K-PAX
as Narrator (voice)2000 Raising the Mammoth
as President Jackson Evans2000 The Contender
as Jack Warrick1999 The Muse
as Lyle Carter1999 Simpatico
as Michael Faraday1999 Arlington Road
as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski1998 The Big Lebowski
as Captain Christopher 'Skipper' Sheldon1996 White Squall
as Vincent1996 Hidden in America
as Gregory Larkin1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
as James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok1995 Wild Bill
as James "Jimmy" Dove1994 Blown Away
as Max Klein1993 Fearless
as Barney Cousins1993 The Vanishing
as Jack1992 American Heart
as Jack Lucas1991 The Fisher King
as Duane Jackson1990 Texasville
as Bartender1989 Cold Feet
as Larry Livingstone1989 See You in the Morning
as Jack Baker1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys
as Preston Tucker1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream
as Vernon Hightower1987 Nadine
as Matthew 'Matt' Scudder1986 8 Million Ways to Die
as Jack Prescott (archive footage) (uncredited)1986 King Kong Lives
as Turner Kendall1986 The Morning After
as Jack Forrester1985 Jagged Edge
as Starman / Scott Hayden1984 Starman
as Terry Brogan1984 Against All Odds
as Claude / Prince1983 Rapunzel
as Prince Lir (voice)1982 The Last Unicorn
as Rupert1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
as Kevin Flynn/Clu1982 Tron
as Richard Bone1981 Cutter's Way
as John L. Bridges1980 Heaven's Gate
as Nick Kegan1979 Winter Kills
as Jerry Green1978 Somebody Killed Her Husband
as Craig Blake1976 Stay Hungry
as Jack Prescott1976 King Kong
as Lewis Tater1975 Hearts of the West
as Jack McKee1975 Rancho Deluxe
as Lightfoot1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
as Elroy Jackson junior1973 The Last American Hero
as Don Parritt1973 The Iceman Cometh
as Zack Feather1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX
as Drew Dixon1972 Bad Company
as Ernie1972 Fat City
as Mike Olson1971 In Search Of America
as Duane Jackson1971 The Last Picture Show
as Nero Finnegan1970 The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go
as Doug1970 Halls of Anger
as Young John1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night
as Infant at Train Station (uncredited)1951 The Company She Keeps

TV Shows/Series with Jeff Bridges as Actor(16)

Movies with Jeff Bridges as Crew(3)

Production/Producer2018 Living in the Future's Past
Production/Producer2014 The Giver
Production/Producer1992 American Heart

Additional Information

Full Name: Jeffrey Leon Bridges
Born: 12/04/1949 in Los Angeles (current age: 69)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University High School, HB Studio
Record Label: Blue Note Records, EMI
Siblings: Beau Bridges
Student of: Sanford Meisner
Other names for Jeff Bridges (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jeffrey Bridges"
"Jeffrey Leon Bridges"
"Джефф Бриджес"
"傑夫·布里吉"
"جيف بريدجز"
"제프 브리지스"
"ジェフ・ブリッジス"
"เจฟฟ์ บริดเจส"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:293, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2019