Jeff Bridges

 

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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

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Jeff Bridges

Born 1949-12-04 (72 years ago) in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Height 185 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Saturn Award for Best Actor (Tron: Legacy) 2011 TRON: Legacy
Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead (Crazy Heart) 25th Independent Spirit Awards 2010 Crazy heart
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (Crazy Heart) 16th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2010 Crazy heart
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Crazy Heart) 67th Golden Globe Awards 2009 Crazy heart
Academy Award for Best Actor (Crazy Heart) 82nd Academy Awards 2009 Crazy heart
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor (Crazy Heart) 2009 Crazy heart
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor (Crazy Heart) 15th Critics' Choice Awards 2009 Crazy heart
BFCA Critics' Choice Alan J. Pakula Award (The Contender) 7th Critics' Choice Awards 2001 The Contender
Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead (American Heart) 9th Independent Spirit Awards 1994 American Heart
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (The Fisher King) 49th Golden Globe Awards 1991 Fisher King
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead (Crazy Heart) 25th Independent Spirit Awards 2010 Crazy heart
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Crazy Heart) 63rd British Academy Film Awards 2010 Crazy heart
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (Crazy Heart) 16th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2010 Crazy heart
Academy Award for Best Actor (Crazy Heart) 82nd Academy Awards 2009 Crazy heart
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor (Crazy Heart) 15th Critics' Choice Awards 2009 Crazy heart
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Crazy Heart) 14th Satellite Awards 2009 Crazy heart
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Crazy Heart) 67th Golden Globe Awards 2009 Crazy heart
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Drama (Seabiscuit) 8th Golden Satellite Awards 2004 Seabiscuit
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Drama (The Contender) 5th Golden Satellite Awards 2001 The Contender
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture (The Contender) 58th Golden Globe Awards 2000 The Contender
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Susan Geston(Gifta: 1977-06-05–) 1977-06-05 Gifta
Candy Clark(Sambo: 1975–1977) 1975 1977 Sambo
Children

Isabelle Bridges, Jessica Lily Bridges, Haley Roselouise Bridges

Siblings

Beau Bridges, Cindy Bridges, Garrett Myles Bridges

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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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