Knowledge Identifier: +Jeff_Bridges
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1949.
Countries: United States (76%), (6%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Bridge School Benefit, The Company She Keeps, Discovery Channel, Duracell
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"
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
Sam Waterston - One of his breakout roles was opposite Jeff Bridges in the western comedy "Rancho Deluxe" in 1975
In 1976, he starred as the protagonist Jack Prescott in the first remake of "King Kong", opposite Jessica Lange
In 1998, he starred as what is arguably his most famous role, "The Dude", in the Coen Brothers' cult-classic film "The Big Lebowski"
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
He starred in the 2005 Terry Gilliam film "Tideland", his second with the director
Vanessa Lengies - In 2006, she co-starred with Jeff Bridges and Missy Peregrym as a gymnast in the movie "Stick It"
Scott Cooper (director) - He is known for writing, directing and producing the 2009 film "Crazy Heart" starring Jeff Bridges
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
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