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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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Dec 4, 1949 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Company She Keeps 1951-01-27
Latest Project:
Movie Hal 2018-01-22
Known For
Movie Hal Himself 2018-01-22
Movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle Champagne "Champ" 2017-09-20
Movie The Little Prince The Aviator (voice) 2015-07-29
Movie The Giver The Giver 2014-08-11
Movie True Grit Rooster Cogburn 2010-12-22
Movie A Dog Year Jon Katz 2009-09-03
Movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Clayton Harding 2008-10-02
Movie The Moguls Andy 2005-02-06
Movie The Big Lebowski The Dude 1998-03-06
Movie Hidden in America Vincent 1996-12-01
Movie Wild Bill James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok 1995-12-01
Movie Fearless Max Klein 1993-10-15
Movie The Fabulous Baker Boys Jack Baker 1989-10-13
Movie The Company She Keeps Infant at Train Station (uncredited) 1951-01-27