Jeff Bridges

Biography

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.

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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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 109

Birthday 1949-12-04

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.jeffbridges.com/

Also Known As

  • Jeffrey Bridges
  • Jeffrey Leon Bridges

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Granite Mountain
2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle
2016 Hell or High Water as Marcus Hamilton
2015 The Little Prince as The Aviator (voice)
2015 Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire as Narrator (voice)
2014 Seventh Son as Master Gregory
2014 The Giver as The Giver
2014 The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute
2013 R.I.P.D. as Roy Pulsipher
2012 Pablo as Narrator / Professor
2012 Casting By
2012 A Place at the Table as Himself
2011 TRON: The Next Day as Kevin Flynn
2010 True Grit as Rooster Cogburn
2010 TRON: Legacy as Kevin Flynn / Clu
2009 Crazy Heart as Bad Blake
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats as Bill Django
2009 Live from Studio Five(1 episode)
2009 The Open Road as Kyle
2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People as Clayton Harding
2008 Comic Books Unbound as Himself
2008 Iron Man as Obadiah Stane
2007 A Dog Year as Jon Katz
2007 Surf's Up as Big Z / Geek
2006 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard as Himself - est Graduate (archive footage)
2006 Stick It as Burt Vickerman
2006 Chasing the Lotus as Narrator
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 Tideland as Noah
2005 The Amateurs as Andy
2004 Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile
2004 The Door in the Floor as Ted Cole
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Masked and Anonymous as Tom Friend
2003 Seabiscuit as Charles Howard
2002 Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West as Narrator
2002 Lost in La Mancha as Narrator
2002 Tron: Edición Coleccionistas as Kevin Flynn - Clu
2002 The Making of TRON as Himself
2001 K-PAX as Dr. Mark Powell
2001 Good Day Live(1 episode)
2001 Scenes of the Crime as Jimmy Berg
2000 The Contender as President Jackson Evans
2000 Arista 25th Anniversary - 25 Years Of #1 Hits
2000 Raising the Mammoth as Narrator (voice)
1999 Simpatico as Lyle Carter
1999 The Muse as Jack Warrick
1999 The Last Picture Show: A Look Back as Himself
1999 Arlington Road as Michael Faraday
1998 The Big Lebowski as The Dude
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1996 Hidden in America as Vincent
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces as Gregory Larkin
1996 White Squall as Captain Christopher 'Skipper' Sheldon
1995 Wild Bill as James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok
1994 Blown Away as James "Jimmy" Dove
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Fearless as Max Klein
1993 The Vanishing as Barney Cousins
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1992 American Heart as Jack
1991 The Fisher King as Jack Lucas
1991 Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas as Himself
1990 Texasville as Duane Jackson
1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys as Jack Baker
1989 Cold Feet as Bartender
1989 See You in the Morning as Larry Livingstone
1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream as Preston Tucker
1987 Nadine as Vernon Hightower
1986 The Morning After as Turner Kendall
1986 8 Million Ways to Die as Matthew 'Matt' Scudder
1985 Jagged Edge as Jack Forrester
1984 Starman as Starman
1984 Against All Odds as Terry Brogan
1982 Kiss Me Goodbye as Rupert
1982 The Last Unicorn as Prince Lir (voice)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode)
1982 TRON as Kevin Flynn/Clu
1981 Cutter's Way as Richard Bone
1980 Heaven's Gate as John L. Bridges
1980 The American Success Company as Harry
1979 Winter Kills as Nick Kegan
1978 Somebody Killed Her Husband as Jerry Green
1976 King Kong as Jack Prescott
1976 Stay Hungry as Craig Blake
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 Hearts of the West as Lewis Tater
1975 Rancho Deluxe as Jack McKee
1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot as Lightfoot
1973 The Iceman Cometh as Don Parritt
1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX as Zack Feather
1973 The Last American Hero as Elroy Jackson junior
1972 Bad Company as Drew Dixon
1972 Fat City as Ernie
1971 The Last Picture Show as Duane Jackson
1971 In Search Of America as Mike Olson
1970 The Most Deadly Game(12 episodes) as Hawk
1970 The Don Knotts Show(1 episode)
1970 Halls of Anger as Doug
1970 The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go as Nero Finnegan
1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night as Young John
1965 The F.B.I.(1 episode)
1965 The Loner(1 episode)
1962 The Lloyd Bridges Show(33 episodes) as Dave Melkin
1958 Sea Hunt(2 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1900 From The Village to The Basement as Narrator
1900 The Emperor's Children
1900 The Emperor's Children as Murray Thwaite

Production

2014 The Giver … Producer
1992 American Heart … Producer

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