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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 Spider-Man: Far from Home 2019-06-28
Known For
Poster of The Don Knotts Show
Movie Spider-Man: Far from Home Obadiah Stane (archive footage) (uncredited) 2019-06-28
Movie Hal Himself 2019-03-28
Movie Bad Times at the El Royale Father Daniel Flynn / Dock O'Kelly 2018-10-04
Movie Living in the Future's Past Himself / Narrator (voice) 2018-02-01
Movie Only the Brave Duane Steinbrink 2017-09-22
Movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle Champagne "Champ" 2017-09-20
Movie The Only Living Boy in New York W.F. Gerald 2017-07-27
Movie Dream Big: Engineering Our World Narrator 2017-02-17
Movie Hell or High Water Marcus Hamilton 2016-08-12
Movie The Little Prince The Aviator (voice) 2015-07-29
Movie Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire Narrator (voice) 2015-03-28
Movie The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins Himself 2014-06-17
Movie The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute Himself 2014-02-09
Movie The Giver The Giver 2014-08-11
Movie Seventh Son Master Gregory 2014-12-12
Movie One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film Himself 2014-08-26
Movie R.I.P.D. Roy Pulsipher 2013-07-18
Movie Pablo Narrator / Professor 2012-10-17
Movie Casting By Himself 2012-09-09
Movie A Place at the Table Himself 2012-03-22
Movie TRON: The Next Day Kevin Flynn 2011-03-14
Movie TRON: Legacy Kevin Flynn / Clu 2010-12-10
Movie True Grit Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn 2010-12-22
Movie Crazy Heart Bad Blake 2009-12-16
Movie The Men Who Stare at Goats Bill Django 2009-10-17
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie A Dog Year Jon Katz 2009-09-03
Movie The Open Road Kyle 2009-02-07
Movie Iron Man Obadiah Stane / Iron Monger 2008-04-30
Movie The Cool School Narrator (voice) 2008-03-07
Movie I Am Iron Man Himself 2008-09-30
Movie Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound Himself 2008-06-10
Movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Clayton Harding 2008-10-02
Movie Surf's Up Big Z / Geek (voice) 2007-06-08
Movie Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard Himself - est Graduate (archive footage) 2006-04-27
Movie Stick It Burt Vickerman 2006-04-21
Movie Chasing the Lotus Narrator 2006-01-01
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Tideland Noah 2005-09-09
Movie The Amateurs Andy 2005-02-06
Movie Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate Himself 2004-10-08
Movie Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile Himself 2004-10-05
Movie The Door in the Floor Ted Cole 2004-07-18
Movie Seabiscuit Charles Howard 2003-07-22
Movie Masked and Anonymous Tom Friend 2003-07-25
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Scenes of the Crime Jimmy Berg 2002-05-11
Movie Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West Narrator 2002-04-20
Movie Lost in La Mancha Narrator 2002-02-11
Movie The Making of TRON Himself 2002-01-15
Movie K-PAX Dr. Mark Powell 2001-10-22
Movie The Contender President Jackson Evans 2000-10-13
Movie Arista 25th Anniversary - 25 Years Of #1 Hits Himself 2000-06-06
Movie Raising the Mammoth Narrator (voice) 2000-03-12
Movie Simpatico Lyle Carter 1999-09-15
Movie The Muse Jack Warrick 1999-08-27
Movie The Last Picture Show: A Look Back Himself 1999-04-25
Movie Arlington Road Michael Faraday 1999-03-19
Movie The Big Lebowski Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski 1998-01-18
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Hidden in America Vincent 1996-12-01
Movie The Mirror Has Two Faces Gregory Larkin 1996-11-15
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie White Squall Christopher "Skipper" Sheldon 1996-02-02
Movie Wild Bill James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok 1995-12-01
Movie Blown Away James "Jimmy" Dove 1994-07-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Fearless Max Klein 1993-10-15
Movie The Vanishing Barney Cousins 1993-02-05
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie American Heart Jack 1992-12-19
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas Himself 1991-09-06
Movie The Fisher King Jack Lucas 1991-09-20
Movie Texasville Duane Jackson 1990-09-28
Movie The Fabulous Baker Boys Jack Baker 1989-10-13
Movie Cold Feet Bartender 1989-05-19
Movie See You in the Morning Larry Livingstone 1989-04-14
Movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream Preston Tucker 1988-08-12
Movie Nadine Vernon Hightower 1987-08-07
Movie The Morning After Turner Kendall 1986-12-25
Movie King Kong Lives Jack Prescott (archive footage) (uncredited) 1986-11-21
Movie 8 Million Ways to Die Matthew 'Matt' Scudder 1986-04-25
Movie Jagged Edge Jack Forrester 1985-10-04
Movie Starman Starman / Scott Hayden 1984-12-13
Movie Against All Odds Terry Brogan 1984-03-02
Movie Tron Kevin Flynn/Clu 1982-07-09
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Claude / Prince 1982-09-11
Movie The Last Unicorn Prince Lir (voice) 1982-11-19
Movie Kiss Me Goodbye Rupert 1982-12-22
Movie Cutter's Way Richard Bone 1981-03-19
Movie Heaven's Gate John L. Bridges 1980-11-19
Movie The American Success Company Harry 1980-03-01
Movie Winter Kills Nick Kegan 1979-05-11
Movie Somebody Killed Her Husband Jerry Green 1978-09-29
Movie King Kong Jack F. Prescott 1976-09-08
Movie Stay Hungry Craig Blake 1976-04-23
Series Saturday Night Live Host 1975-10-11
Movie Hearts of the West Lewis Tater 1975-10-08
Movie Rancho Deluxe Jack McKee 1975-03-14
Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Lightfoot 1974-05-23
Movie The Last American Hero Elroy Jackson junior 1973-01-01
Movie Lolly-Madonna XXX Zack Feather 1973-02-21
Movie The Iceman Cometh Don Parritt 1973-11-10
Movie Bad Company Jake Rumsey 1972-10-08
Movie Fat City Ernie 1972-07-26
Movie The Last Picture Show Duane Jackson 1971-10-03
Movie In Search of America Mike Olson 1971-03-23
Series The Don Knotts Show Unknown 1970-09-15
Movie Halls of Anger Doug 1970-04-29
Movie The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go Nero Finnegan 1970-01-01
Movie Silent Night, Lonely Night Young John 1969-12-16
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series The Lloyd Bridges Show Dave Melkin 1962-09-11
Series Sea Hunt Unknown 1958-01-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie The Company She Keeps Infant at Train Station (uncredited) 1951-01-27