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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 series The Café
Latest Project:
movie Hal 2018-01-22
Known For
Series The Café Nick Kegan 2019
Movie Tron. Edicion Coleccionistas Kevin Flynn/Clu 2019
Movie Hal Himself 2018-01-22
Movie Dream Big: Engineering Our World Narrator 2017-02-17
Movie The Only Living Boy in New York W.F. Gerald 2017-07-27
Movie Only the Brave Duane Steinbrink 2017-09-22
Movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle Champagne "Champ" 2017-09-20
Movie Hell or High Water Marcus Hamilton 2016-08-12
Movie Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire Narrator (voice) 2015-03-28
Movie The Little Prince The Aviator (voice) 2015-07-29
Movie The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute 2014-02-09
Movie The Giver The Giver 2014-08-11
Movie The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins Himself 2014-06-17
Movie One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film 2014-08-26
Movie Seventh Son Master Gregory 2014-12-12
Movie R.I.P.D. Roy Pulsipher 2013-07-18
Series Corpse Party: Tortured Souls Vernon Hightower 2013-07-24
Series Endeavour Rooster Cogburn 2012-01-02
Movie Casting By 2012-09-09
Movie Pablo Narrator / Professor 2012-10-17
Movie A Place at the Table Himself 2012-03-22
Series What If? Lyle Carter 2011-04-04
Movie TRON: The Next Day Kevin Flynn 2011-03-14
Movie TRON: Legacy Kevin Flynn / Clu 2010-12-10
Movie The Men Who Stare at Goats Bill Django 2009-10-17
Movie The Open Road Kyle 2009-02-07
Movie A Dog Year Jon Katz 2009-09-03
Movie Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound Himself 2008-06-10
Movie I Am Iron Man Himself 2008-09-30
Movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Clayton Harding 2008-10-02
Series Generation Kill Andy 2008-07-13
Movie Chasing the Lotus Narrator 2006-01-01
Movie Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard Himself - est Graduate (archive footage) 2006-04-27
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Tideland Noah 2005-09-09
Movie Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile 2004-10-05
Movie Lost in La Mancha Narrator 2002-02-11
Movie Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West Narrator 2002-04-20
Movie The Making of TRON Himself 2002-01-01
Movie Scenes of the Crime Jimmy Berg 2001-01-01
Movie Arista 25th Anniversary - 25 Years Of #1 Hits 2000-06-06
Movie Raising the Mammoth Narrator (voice) 2000-03-12
Movie The Muse Jack Warrick 1999-08-27
Movie The Last Picture Show: A Look Back Himself 1999-04-25
Series Undressed President Jackson Evans 1999-07-26
Movie Arlington Road Michael Faraday 1999-03-19
Series La Femme Nikita Dr. Mark Powell 1997-01-13
Movie White Squall Captain Christopher 'Skipper' Sheldon 1996-02-02
Movie Wild Bill James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok 1995-12-01
Series The Drew Carey Show Kevin Flynn/Clu 1995-09-13
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Monty Jack Prescott 1994-01-11
Movie Blown Away James "Jimmy" Dove 1994-07-01
Movie Fearless Max Klein 1993-10-15
Movie Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas Himself 1991-09-06
Movie The Fisher King Jack Lucas 1991-09-09
Movie Cold Feet Bartender 1989-05-19
Movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream Preston Tucker 1988-08-12
Series A Different World The Dude 1987-09-24
Movie King Kong Lives Jack Prescott (uncredited) 1986-11-21
Movie Jagged Edge Jack Forrester 1985-10-04
Movie Starman Starman 1984-12-13
Movie The Last Unicorn Prince Lir (voice) 1982-11-19
Movie The American Success Company Harry 1980-03-01
Movie Heaven's Gate John L. Bridges 1980-11-19
Movie Stay Hungry Craig Blake 1976-04-23
Series My Brother's Keeper Bad Blake 1975-09-07
Movie Rancho Deluxe Jack McKee 1975-01-01
Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Lightfoot 1974-05-23
Movie The Iceman Cometh Don Parritt 1973-11-10
Movie Lolly-Madonna XXX Zack Feather 1973-02-21
Series The Brady Kids Burt Vickerman 1972-09-09
Movie Bad Company Drew Dixon 1972-10-08
Movie The Last Picture Show Duane Jackson 1971-10-02
Movie The Company She Keeps Infant at Train Station (uncredited) 1951-01-27