Jeff Bridges

 

 

Jeff Bridges

Los Angeles, California, USA

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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Movies

Tron
Kevin Flynn/Clu
The Big Lebowski
The Dude
K-PAX
Dr. Mark Powell
The Fisher King
Jack Lucas
Blown Away
James "Jimmy" Dove
Arlington Road
Michael Faraday
The Vanishing
Barney Cousins
The Door in the Floor
Ted Cole
Stick It
Burt Vickerman
The Last Unicorn
Prince Lir (voice)
The Men Who Stare at Goats
Bill Django
Fearless
Max Klein
White Squall
Captain Christopher 'Skipper' Sheldon
King Kong
Jack Prescott
Seabiscuit
Charles Howard
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Jack Baker
Heaven's Gate
John L. Bridges
TRON: Legacy
Kevin Flynn / Clu
Stay Hungry
Craig Blake
8 Million Ways to Die
Matthew 'Matt' Scudder
Lost in La Mancha
Narrator
The American Success Company
Harry
Against All Odds
Terry Brogan
Once I Was: The Hal Ashby Story
No character defined
Scenes of the Crime
Jimmy Berg
The Contender
President Jackson Evans
Tideland
Noah
American Heart
Jack
Bad Company
Drew Dixon
Cutter's Way
Richard Bone
Masked and Anonymous
Tom Friend
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Lightfoot
The Open Road
Kyle
The Morning After
Turner Kendall
The Last Picture Show
Duane Jackson
The Mirror Has Two Faces
Gregory Larkin
Crazy Heart
Bad Blake
Jagged Edge
Jack Forrester
Surf's Up
Big Z / Geek
Starman
Starman
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
Clayton Harding
Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Preston Tucker
The Iceman Cometh
Don Parritt
Winter Kills
Nick Kegan
Rancho Deluxe
Jack McKee
Nadine
Vernon Hightower
The Muse
Jack Warrick
True Grit
Rooster Cogburn
Fat City
Ernie
The Moguls
Andy
Wild Bill
James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok
A Dog Year
Jon Katz
R.I.P.D.
Roy Pulsipher
Seventh Son
Master Gregory
Simpatico
Lyle Carter
Kiss Me Goodbye
Rupert
Texasville
Duane Jackson
The Making of TRON
Himself
TRON: The Next Day
Kevin Flynn
Halls of Anger
Doug
A Place at the Table
Himself
Hearts of the West
Lewis Tater
In Search Of America
Mike Olson
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go
Nero Finnegan
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
Narrator
See You in the Morning
Larry Livingstone
Somebody Killed Her Husband
Jerry Green
Casting By
No character defined
Pablo
Narrator / Professor
Lolly-Madonna XXX
Zack Feather
Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard
Himself - est Graduate (archive footage)
Rapunzel
Claude / Prince
The Giver
The Giver
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute
No character defined
Hidden in America
Vincent
Silent Night, Lonely Night
Young John
Chasing the Lotus
Narrator
From The Village to The Basement
Narrator
Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound
Himself
Iron Man
Obadiah Stane / Iron Monger
Hell or High Water
Marcus Hamilton
Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas
Himself
The Emperor's Children
No character defined
The Emperor's Children
Murray Thwaite
Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile
No character defined
Raising the Mammoth
Narrator (voice)
Cold Feet
Bartender
The Last Picture Show: A Look Back
Himself
Arista 25th Anniversary - 25 Years Of #1 Hits
No character defined
The Little Prince
The Aviator (voice)
Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire
Narrator (voice)
Only the Brave
Duane Steinbrink
The Last American Hero
Elroy Jackson junior
The Only Living Boy in New York
W.F. Gerald
Tron. Edicion Coleccionistas
Kevin Flynn/Clu
Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Narrator
The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins
Himself
I Am Iron Man
Himself
The Company She Keeps
Infant at Train Station (uncredited)
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Champagne "Champ"
King Kong Lives
Jack Prescott (uncredited)
Bad Times at the El Royale
No character defined

Tv

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
No character defined
The View
No character defined
The F.B.I.
No character defined
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
No character defined
Sea Hunt
No character defined
The Don Knotts Show
No character defined
The Academy Awards
No character defined
GMTV
No character defined
Inside the Actors Studio
No character defined
The Colbert Report
No character defined
Faerie Tale Theatre
Claude / Prince
The Loner
No character defined
The Most Deadly Game
Hawk
The Lloyd Bridges Show
Dave Melkin
Good Day Live
No character defined
Live from Studio Five
No character defined
Saturday Night Live
No character defined