Jeff Bridges

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Jeff Bridges

American actor, musician, producer, photographer, cartoonist, storyteller, and occasional vintner add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1949.

Countries: United States (76%), (6%), United Kingdom (5%)

Main connections: Clint Eastwood, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Kim Basinger

Linked to: Bridge School Benefit, The Company She Keeps, Discovery Channel, Duracell




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Jeff Bridges was born in 1949 add something


Bridges made his first screen appearance at the age of four months in "The Company She Keeps" in 1950 add something


He comes from a well-known acting family and began his first televised acting in 1958 as child with his father, Lloyd Bridges, and brother Beau on television's "Sea Hunt" add something


He graduated from University High School in 1967 add something


Burgess Meredith - In 1970 he directed "The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go", an espionage caper starring James Mason as a Hong Kong crime lord and Jeff Bridges as an ambitious amoral draft dodging novelist


His first major role came in the 1971 film "The Last Picture Show", for which he garnered a nomination for the Academy award for Best Supporting Actor add something


In 1971 he played the lead role Mike in the TV movie "In Search of America" add something


He was nominated again for Best Supporting Actor for his performance opposite Clint Eastwood in the 1974 film "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot" add something


Jack Dodson - He had a small role in the 1974 film "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot" which starred Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges


Clint Eastwood - In 1974 Eastwood teamed up with Jeff Bridges and George Kennedy in the buddy action caper Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, a road movie about a veteran bank robber Thunderbolt and a young con man drifter, Lightfoot.


Thunderbolt and Lightfoot - "'Thunderbolt and Lightfoot"' is a 1974 American crime film written and directed by Michael Cimino and starring Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, George_Kennedy, and Geoffrey Lewis


Sam Waterston - One of his breakout roles was opposite Jeff Bridges in the western comedy "Rancho Deluxe" in 1975


Hearts of the West - "'Hearts of the West"', released in Europe as "'Hollywood Cowboy"', is a 1975 comedy film directed by Howard Zieff, and starring Jeff Bridges, Andy Griffith, Blythe Danner, and Alan Arkin


In 1976, he starred as the protagonist Jack Prescott in the first remake of "King Kong", opposite Jessica Lange add something


Berry Berenson - She starred opposite Anthony Perkins in the 1978 Alan Rudolph film "Remember My Name" and opposite Jeff Bridges in the 1979 film "Winter Kills"


Since 1980, he began photographing on and off set shot with his favorite camera, a Widelux F8 add something


Bill Haley - In the 1980s and early 1990s, numerous media reports emerged that plans were underway to do a biopic based upon Haley's life, with Beau Bridges, Jeff Bridges and John Ritter all at one point being mentioned as actors in line to play Haley


He was nominated for the Academy award for Best Actor in 1984, for playing the alien in "Starman" add something


In 1984, Bridges and other entertainment industry leaders founded the "End Hunger Network" aimed at encouraging, stimulating and supporting action to end childhood hunger add something


Karen Allen, when filming "Starman" in 1984 add something


Glenn Close, in reference to filming the 1985 movie, "Jagged Edge" add something


In 1998, he starred as what is arguably his most famous role, "The Dude", in the Coen Brothers' cult-classic film "The Big Lebowski" add something


In 2000, he received his fourth Academy award nomination, for his role in "The Contender" add something


Michael McDonald (singer) - In 2000, McDonald, along with partners Chris Pelonis and actor Jeff Bridges, founded the independent recording label Ramp Records


Douglas Urbanski - Urbanski's film producing credits include "The Contender", which received two Academy *award Nominations and starred Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Joan_Allen, Christian Slater, and Sam Elliott, and "Nil By Mouth", written and directed by Gary Oldman for which Urbanski received the 1997 British Academy *award for Outstanding British Film of the Year, and for which Oldman received the Best Original Screenplay British Academy *award


Stated on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2003 He co-starred in the 1972 critically acclaimed neo-noir boxing film "Fat City", directed by legendary director, John Huston add something


Mimi Rogers - In 2004 she starred alongside Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger in the drama, "The Door in the Floor"


Bijou Phillips - In 2004, Phillips starred opposite Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger in "The Door in the Floor", a film adaptation of John Irving's novel "A Widow For One Year"


John Irving - In 2004, a portion of "A Widow for One Year" was adapted into "The Door in the Floor", starring Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger


He starred in the 2005 Terry Gilliam film "Tideland", his second with the director add something


In 2005, Bridges, known as "The Dude" in the film Big Lebowski, showed up at a Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles singing and playing the film's theme song written by Bob Dylan, "Man in Me" add something


Vanessa Lengies - In 2006, she co-starred with Jeff Bridges and Missy Peregrym as a gymnast in the movie "Stick It"


Megan Fox - In June 2007, Fox was cast in a minor role in "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People", starring alongside Jeff Bridges, Simon_Pegg and Kirsten Dunst


He shaved his trademark mane of hair to play the role of Obadiah Stane in the 2008 Marvel comic book adaptation "Iron Man" add something


He won the Academy award for Best Actor for his role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film "Crazy Heart" and earned his sixth Academy award nomination for his portrayal of Rooster Cogburn in 2010's "True Grit" add something


Scott Cooper (director) - He is known for writing, directing and producing the 2009 film "Crazy Heart" starring Jeff Bridges


Paul Herman - In 2009's "Crazy Heart", Herman played the manager of Jeff Bridges' character


On January 15, 2010, Bridges performed the song "I Don't Know" from "Crazy Heart" on "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" add something


In February 2010, he was among the nearly 80 musicians to sing on the charity-single remake of "We Are the World" add something


On October 24, 2010, Bridges appeared at Neil Young's annual "Bridge School Benefit" concert and played a set with "Neko Case" add something


In November 2010, Bridges became spokesman for the "No Kid Hungry Campaign" of the organization Share our Strength add something


On December 18, 2010, Bridges hosted NBC's "Saturday Night Live"; he had hosted the show before in 1983 with his brother, Beau add something


With the December 18, 2010 episode, Bridges beat Sigourney Weaver's record for longest gap between hosting appearances on "SNL" add something


Hope Springs (2012 film) - The project was first announced in 2010 with Streep and Jeff Bridges in talks for the leads and Mike Nichols attached as director


He became a grandfather on March 31, 2011, when Isabelle gave birth to a daughter, Grace add something


He worked with producer $T-Bone_Burnett (T_Bone_Burnett) and released his second album, "Jeff Bridges," on August 16, 2011 add something


On November 5, 2011, Bridges played Austin City Limits in support of this album add something


An edited version of a transcript of a conversation he had with Zen master Bernard Glassman is published in the 2013 book "The Dude and the Zen Master add something


Tom Colicchio - He, Jeff Bridges, and Raj Patel appeared in the new documentary film "A Place at the Table" released in the U.S. on March 1, 2013


Rachel McAdams - In June 2013, McAdams will begin voice work for an animated version of "The Little Prince"; other actors involved include Marion Cotillard, Jeff Bridges and James Franco


Taylor Swift - In 2014, she will co-star in the film adaptation of "The Giver" alongside Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep


Phillip Noyce - Later that year he returned to South Africa for "The Giver" starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl_Streep, and Brenton Thwaites, which opens in the US on August 15th, 2014 from The Weinstein Company


Seventh Son (film) - "'Seventh Son"' is a 2014 American epic fantasy film directed by Sergei Bodrov and starring Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges, Alicia_Vikander, and Julianne Moore


He supports President Obama's initiative to End Childhood Hunger by 2015 add something


Its goal is to present and undertake a state-by-state strategy to end childhood hunger in the United States by 2015 add something


Kit Harington - He will appear alongside Jeff Bridges in the upcoming film "Seventh Son", currently set for a February 2015 release


In 2016, Bridges appeared in the film "Hell or High Water", for which he received his seventh Academy Award nomination add something


Paul Rudd - In 2016, he appeared in the comedy-drama film "The Fundamentals of Caring", alongside Selena Gomez, and lent his voice to the animated films "The Little Prince", starring Jeff Bridges and Benicio Del Toro, and "Sausage Party", starring Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill


Katy Mixon - In 2016, she starred alongside Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine in the crime film "Hell or High Water"


Dakota Johnson - Also in 2018, she starred in the thriller "Bad Times at the El Royale", with Chris Hemsworth, Jon Hamm and Jeff Bridges, for writer-director Drew Goddard


The Big Lebowski - On January 24, 2019, Jeff Bridges posted a 5-second clip on Twitter with the statement: "Can't be living in the past, man