Jeff Bridges

4 Dec 1949

Actor, Producer

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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Filmography (74 titles)

(movie, 2019)
···Spider-Man: Far from Home
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Obadiah Stane (archive footage · uncredited))
(movie, 2018)
···Bad Times at the El Royale
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Father Daniel Flynn · Dock O'Kelly)
(movie, 2017)
···Only the Brave
Genre: Drama, Action
Role: Actor (as Duane Steinbrink)
(movie, 2017)
···Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Champagne "Champ")
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as W.F. Gerald)
(movie, 2016)
···Hell or High Water
Genre: Crime, Western
Role: Actor (as Marcus Hamilton)
(movie, 2015)
···The Little Prince
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as The Aviator (voice))
(movie, 2014)
···Seventh Son
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Master Gregory)
(movie, 2014)
···The Giver
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Roy Pulsipher)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Role: Actor (as Narrator · Professor)
(movie, 2011)
···TRON: The Next Day
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Kevin Flynn)
(movie, 2010)
···True Grit
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Western
Role: Actor (as Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn)
(movie, 2010)
7.3TRON: Legacy
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Kevin Flynn · Clu)
(movie, 2009)
···Crazy Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bad Blake)
(movie, 2009)
···The Men Who Stare at Goats
Genre: Comedy, War
Role: Actor (as Bill Django)
(movie, 2009)
···A Dog Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jon Katz)
(movie, 2009)
···The Open Road
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kyle)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Clayton Harding)
(movie, 2008)
7.9Iron Man
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Obadiah Stane · Iron Monger)
(movie, 2007)
···Surf's Up
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Big Z · Geek (voice))
(movie, 2006)
···Stick It!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Burt Vickerman)
(movie, 2006)
···Stick It
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Burt Vickerman)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Noah)
(movie, 2005)
···The Amateurs
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Andy)
(movie, 2005)
···The Moguls
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Andy Sargentee)
(movie, 2004)
···The Door in the Floor
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ted Cole)
(movie, 2003)
···Masked and Anonymous
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Tom Friend)
(movie, 2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Charles Howard)
(movie, 2001)
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Mark Powell)
(movie, 2001)
···Scenes of the Crime
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jimmy Berg)
(movie, 2000)
···The Contender
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as President Jackson Evans)
(movie, 1999)
···The Muse
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Jack Warrick)
(movie, 1999)
···Arlington Road
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Michael Faraday)
(movie, 1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lyle Carter)
(movie, 1998)
···The Big Lebowski
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski)
(movie, 1996)
···The Mirror Has Two Faces
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Gregory Larkin)
(movie, 1996)
···White Squall
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Captain Christopher 'Skipper' Sheldon)
(movie, 1995)
···Wild Bill
Genre: Action, Western
Role: Actor (as James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok)
(movie, 1994)
···Blown Away
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as James "Jimmy" Dove)
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Max Klein)
(movie, 1993)
···The Vanishing
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Barney Cousins)
(movie, 1992)
···American Heart
Genre: Drama, Romance, Crime
Role: Actor (as Jack Kelson)
(movie, 1991)
···The Fisher King
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack Lucas)
(movie, 1989)
···The Fabulous Baker Boys
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Baker)
(movie, 1989)
···See You in the Morning
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Larry Livingstone)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Preston Tucker)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Vernon Hightower)
(movie, 1986)
···8 Million Ways to Die
Genre: Crime
Role: Actor (as Matthew 'Matt' Scudder)
(movie, 1986)
···The Morning After
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Turner Kendall)
(movie, 1985)
···Jagged Edge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Forrester)
(movie, 1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Starman)
(movie, 1984)
···Against All Odds
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Terry Brogan)
(movie, 1982)
···The Last Unicorn
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Prince Lir (voice))
(movie, 1982)
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Kevin Flynn · Clu)
(movie, 1982)
···Kiss Me Goodbye
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rupert)
(movie, 1981)
···Cutter's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Richard Bone)
(movie, 1980)
···Heaven's Gate
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Western
Role: Actor (as John L. Bridges)
(movie, 1980)
···The American Success Company
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Harry)
(movie, 1979)
···Winter Kills
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Nick Kegan)
(movie, 1978)
···Somebody Killed Her Husband
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Jerry Green)
(movie, 1976)
···King Kong
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Jack Prescott)
(movie, 1976)
···Stay Hungry
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Craig Blake)
(movie, 1975)
···Hearts of the West
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Lewis Tater aka Neddy Wales)
(movie, 1975)
···Rancho Deluxe
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as Jack McKee)
(movie, 1974)
···Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Lightfoot)
(movie, 1973)
···Lolly-Madonna XXX
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Zack Feather)
(movie, 1973)
···The Iceman Cometh
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Don Parritt)
(movie, 1973)
···The Last American Hero
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Elroy Jackson Jr.)
(movie, 1972)
···Fat City
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ernie)
(movie, 1971)
···The Last Picture Show
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Duane Jackson)
(movie, 1971)
···In Search of America
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mike Olson)
(movie, 1970)
···Halls of Anger
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Doug)