Jeff Bridges

Birthday:

12/04/1949

Place of birth:

Los Angeles, California, USA:

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.



Credits

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
as
Hal (2018)
as Himself
Only the Brave (2017)
as Duane Steinbrink
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
as Champagne "Champ"
The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)
as W.F. Gerald
Dream Big: Engineering Our World (2017)
as Narrator
Hell or High Water (2016)
as Marcus Hamilton
The Little Prince (2015)
as The Aviator (voice)
Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire (2015)
as Narrator (voice)
Seventh Son (2014)
as Master Gregory
The Giver (2014)
as The Giver
The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins (2014)
as Himself
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute (2014)
as
R.I.P.D. (2013)
as Roy Pulsipher
Pablo (2012)
as Narrator / Professor
Casting By (2012)
as
A Place at the Table (2012)
as Himself
TRON: The Next Day (2011)
as Kevin Flynn
True Grit (2010)
as Rooster Cogburn
TRON: Legacy (2010)
as Kevin Flynn / Clu
Crazy Heart (2009)
as Bad Blake
The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
as Bill Django
A Dog Year (2009)
as Jon Katz
The Open Road (2009)
as Kyle
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
as Clayton Harding
I Am Iron Man (2008)
as Himself
Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound (2008)
as Himself
Iron Man (2008)
as Obadiah Stane / Iron Monger
Surf's Up (2007)
as Big Z / Geek
Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard (2006)
as Himself - est Graduate (archive footage)
Stick It (2006)
as Burt Vickerman
Chasing the Lotus (2006)
as Narrator
Tideland (2005)
as Noah
The Moguls (2005)
as Andy
Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile (2004)
as
The Door in the Floor (2004)
as Ted Cole
Masked and Anonymous (2003)
as Tom Friend
Seabiscuit (2003)
as Charles Howard
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West (2002)
as Narrator
Lost in La Mancha (2002)
as Narrator
The Making of TRON (2002)
as Himself
K-PAX (2001)
as Dr. Mark Powell
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
as Jimmy Berg
The Contender (2000)
as President Jackson Evans
Arista 25th Anniversary - 25 Years Of #1 Hits (2000)
as
Raising the Mammoth (2000)
as Narrator (voice)
Simpatico (1999)
as Lyle Carter
The Muse (1999)
as Jack Warrick
The Last Picture Show: A Look Back (1999)
as Himself
Arlington Road (1999)
as Michael Faraday
The Big Lebowski (1998)
as The Dude
Hidden in America (1996)
as Vincent
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
as Gregory Larkin
White Squall (1996)
as Captain Christopher 'Skipper' Sheldon
Wild Bill (1995)
as James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok
Blown Away (1994)
as James "Jimmy" Dove
Fearless (1993)
as Max Klein
The Vanishing (1993)
as Barney Cousins
American Heart (1992)
as Jack
The Fisher King (1991)
as Jack Lucas
Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas (1991)
as Himself
Texasville (1990)
as Duane Jackson
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
as Jack Baker
Cold Feet (1989)
as Bartender
See You in the Morning (1989)
as Larry Livingstone
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
as Preston Tucker
Nadine (1987)
as Vernon Hightower
The Morning After (1986)
as Turner Kendall
King Kong Lives (1986)
as Jack Prescott (uncredited)
8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
as Matthew 'Matt' Scudder
Jagged Edge (1985)
as Jack Forrester
Starman (1984)
as Starman
Against All Odds (1984)
as Terry Brogan
Rapunzel (1983)
as Claude / Prince
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
as Rupert
The Last Unicorn (1982)
as Prince Lir (voice)
Tron (1982)
as Kevin Flynn/Clu
Cutter's Way (1981)
as Richard Bone
Heaven's Gate (1980)
as John L. Bridges
The American Success Company (1980)
as Harry
Winter Kills (1979)
as Nick Kegan
Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978)
as Jerry Green
King Kong (1976)
as Jack Prescott
Stay Hungry (1976)
as Craig Blake
Hearts of the West (1975)
as Lewis Tater
Rancho Deluxe (1975)
as Jack McKee
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
as Lightfoot
The Iceman Cometh (1973)
as Don Parritt
Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)
as Zack Feather
The Last American Hero (1973)
as Elroy Jackson junior
Bad Company (1972)
as Drew Dixon
Fat City (1972)
as Ernie
The Last Picture Show (1971)
as Duane Jackson
In Search Of America (1971)
as Mike Olson
Halls of Anger (1970)
as Doug
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go (1970)
as Nero Finnegan
Silent Night, Lonely Night (1969)
as Young John
The Company She Keeps (1951)
as Infant at Train Station (uncredited)
From The Village to The Basement ()
as Narrator
The Emperor's Children ()
as
The Emperor's Children ()
as Murray Thwaite
Tron. Edicion Coleccionistas ()
as Kevin Flynn/Clu
The Giver (2014)
Producer
American Heart (1992)
Producer