; Candy Clark (1972–1973) – Jeff and Candy met on the sets of Fat City (1972). He graduated from University High School in 1967. [on what advice he'd give to himself as a young actor starting out] Have fun. Bridges narrated the documentary Lost in La Mancha (2002), about the making of a Terry Gilliam retelling of Don Quixote, tentatively titled The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, which would have starred Johnny Depp as Sancho Panza and Jean Rochefort as the quixotic hero. Talking about Jeff’ age, he is 69 years old as of 2019. In 2000, he received his fourth Academy Award nomination, for his role in The Contender. One of his hobbies (other than his music) is ceramics. In his youth, Bridges and brother Beau made occasional appearances on their father's show Sea Hunt (1958–1961) and the CBS anthology series The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963). Jeff Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles. Lymphoma Has 3 Grade Levels, Low, Medium, & High Which Determine How Aggressive the Cancer Is But Bridges Didn’t Elaborate His Diagnosis. [19] While working on the 1980 film Heaven's Gate, he often played guitar with his co-star, singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson, between takes. He comes from a prominent acting family and appeared on the television series Sea Hunt (1958–1960) with his father, Lloyd Bridges, and brother, Beau Bridges. He also received Academy Award nominations for his roles in The Contender, Starman, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, True Grit, Hell or High Water and The Last Picture Show. He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. The couple have three daughters, Isabelle (born 1981), Jessica (born 1983), and Hayley (born 1985). [20] His character in Crazy Heart, Bad Blake, was later based partly on Kristofferson. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Bridges received his sixth Academy Award nomination for his role in True Grit, a collaboration with the Coen brothers in which he starred alongside Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, and Hailee Steinfeld. I always enjoy taking a 90-degree turn from the last thing I did. In 1984, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for playing an alien in Starman. His younger brother, Jeff, 70, was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille award — essentially a lifetime achievement award — at the 2019 Golden Globes for his contributions to the film industry. Attended Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles, California. Both boys popped up, without billing, alongside their mother in the film The Company She Keeps (1951), and appeared on occasion with their famous dad on his popular underwater TV series Sea Hunt (1958) while growing up. Susan’s rise to fame grew around her longstanding marriage to Jeff. His real-life father Lloyd Bridges was also featured in the film, playing the uncle of Bridges' character. Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). The hardest thing about acting is getting a foot in the door and that was all handled by my dad. In 1982, he voiced the character of Prince Lír in the animated film The Last Unicorn, and in that role sang on two songs, including a duet with Mia Farrow. Both boys popped up, without billing, alongside their mother in the film The Company She Keeps (1951), and appeared on occasion with their famous dad on his popular underwater TV series Sea Hunt (1958) while growing up. [4], Bridges and his siblings were raised in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles. You're 61 Today, December 4! He was nicknamed Beau by his parents after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone with the Wind. 70 years. [21] On October 24, 2010, Bridges appeared at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert and played a set with singer-songwriter Neko Case. There was a certain amount of guilt and worry about whether I really had what it takes. But, you know, you manage. 6 ft 1 in or 185 cm. [24] All proceeds from the album go directly to Bridges' charity No Kid Hungry. They have three children. Jeff Bridges, in full Jeffrey Leon Bridges, (born December 4, 1949, Los Angeles, California, U.S.), American actor known for his good looks, laid-back personality, and versatility.. Bridges, son of actor Lloyd Bridges, made his acting debut at age eight in Sea Hunt (1958), a television series in which his father starred. His father’s name is Lloyd Bridges and His mother’s name is Dorothy Bridges. Jeff Bridges was born on December 4, 1949, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. [9] He next co-starred in the 1972 critically acclaimed gritty boxing film Fat City, directed by John Huston. He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on July 11, 1994. Having a famous father. Probably 150 less movies are going to be made next year (2010), and that's very concerning to all actors. Bridges was born on December 4, 1949, in Los Angeles, the son of actor Lloyd Bridges (1913–1998)[2][3] and actress and writer Dorothy Bridges (née Simpson; 1915–2009). He proposed to her in June 1977. At age 14, Jeff toured with his father in a stage production of "Anniversary Waltz". |  Now in his seventies, Bridges also remains one of the hottest actors of all time. Girlfriend / Spouse. It's a very tricky situation we find ourselves in. [31][32] In 2013, he received an Infinity Award for his photos from the International Center of Photography in New York. His role in Fearless (1993) is thought by some critics to be one of his best performances. A Hollywood leading man since the early 1970s and a four-time Oscar nominee, Jeff Bridges finally won an Oscar in 2010 for his performance as hard-living country singer Bad Blake in Crazy Heart.. His most notable films include The Last Picture Show, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Tron, Against All Odds, Starman, The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Fisher King, Fearless, The Big Lebowski, Arlington Road, The Contender, Iron Man, Seabiscuit, and Crazy Heart. Refers to the art of acting as using his "pretend-muscle". Jeff Bridges, better known by the Family name Jeffrey Leon Bridges, is a popular Actor. He grew up with his siblings in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles. Music meant more to me when I was young, but I went into acting because of family and because because it was the path of least resistance. Is described as being an extremely laid-back guy. Enjoys cigars, and smokes a couple every day. Do we really need to arm our citizens with machine guns or semiautomatic weapons? Born Jeffrey Leon Bridges to film and TV star father Lloyd Bridges and actress and writer mum Dorothy in Los Angeles on December 4, 1949, he entered the world of Hollywood at an early age. Neverthless, Jeff continued to be a scene-stealing favorite into the next decade, notably as the video game programmer in the 1982 science-fiction cult classic TRON (1982), and the struggling musician brother vying with brother Beau Bridges over the attentions of sexy singer Michelle Pfeiffer in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989). Jeff Bridges has dated – Cybil Shepherd (1971) – The actress revealed in an interview that she had a brief affair with Jeff Bridges who was her co-star in her first feature film project, The Last Picture Show (1971). He began taking photographs on film sets during Starman at the suggestion of co-star Karen Allen in 1984, with his favorite camera, a Widelux F8 that his wife bought him. In February 2010, he was among the nearly 80 musicians to sing on the charity-single remake of We Are the World. Jeff Bridges has learned Transcendental Medita… In 2011, he took a year off from acting to focus on recording, promoting and touring for his self-titled album. In 2005, Bridges, known as "The Dude" in the film The 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". It's kind of like the expression ... the cows are out of the gate. I guess it's progress. Gary Brumburgh / gr-home@pacbell.net, Other Works [9] He also starred in the 2005 Terry Gilliam film Tideland, his second with the director (the first being 1991's The Fisher King). When you start to engage with your creative processes, it shakes up all your impulses, and they all kind of inform one another. He is a professional CrossFit athlete, an ex-Navy SEAL, and proud father. 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Bridges is one of the youngest actors ever to be nominated for an Academy Award (1972, age 22, Best Supporting Actor, The Last Picture Show), and one of the oldest ever to win (winning the Best Actor in 2010 at age 60 for Crazy Heart). ", "The Dude Abides on the Other Side of the Lens", "Perspective | Did you know that Oscar winner Jeff Bridges is an accomplished photographer? He has shown that he has what it takes to conquer any task in front of him. Jeff Bridges has dated – Cybil Shepherd (1971) – The actress revealed in an interview that she had a brief affair with Jeff Bridges who was her co-star in her first feature film project, The Last Picture Show (1971). Born into a Hollywood family in 1949, Jeff Bridges began his acting career as an infant. Don't take it too seriously. I'm a product of nepotism. Jeff Bridges’ Biography. 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