Jeff Bridges is counted as among the most talented veteran actors in the Hollywood movie industry today. Jeff Bridges comes from a family of Hollywood actors, with his father, mother and brother also being popular actors in the American entertainment industry, especially in the 1950s and 1960s.
Besides his acting skills, Jeff Bridges is also renowned for being a movie producer as well as a talented singer too.
Jeff Bridges is a multiple award-winning actor who has played some of the most iconic role in several memorable super hit Hollywood movies till date.
About Jeff Bridges
|Real Name||Jeffrey Leon Bridges|
|Date of Birth||4th December 1949|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles (California)|
|Education||Graduated in Acting from Herbert Berghof Studio|
|Height||6 ft 2"
(187 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Brother||Beau Bridges (Elder)
|Sister||Lucinda Bridges (Younger)|
|Net Worth||INR 494,00,00,000
(USD 70 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
The Last Picture Show (1971), Fat City (1972), The Iceman Cometh (1973), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Hearts of the West (1975), King Kong (1976), Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978), Winter Kills (1979), Heaven's Gate (1980), Cutler's Way (1981), Tron (1982), Starman (1984), Jagged Edge (1985), 8 Million Ways to Die (1986), Nadine (1987), Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988), The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), Texasville (1990), The Fisher King (1991), American Heart (1992), The Vanishing (1993), Blown Away (1994), Wild Bill (1995), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), Simpatico, Arlington Road (1999), The Contender (2000), K-PAX (2001), Seabiscuit (2003), The Door in the Floor (2004), The Amateurs (2005), Stick It (2006), Iron Man (2008), Crazy Heart (2009), Tron: Legacy, True Grit (2010), R.I.P.D., Pablo (2013), The Giver, Seventh Son (2014), Hell or High water (2016), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Sea hunt (1958-1960), The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962-1963), Lassie - "Success Story" (1969), The Most Deadly Game - "Nightbirds" (1970). In Search of America (1971), Great Performances - "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses and Other Stories" (1981), Hidden in America (1996), A Dog Year (2008)
|First Movie||The Last Picture Show (1971)|
|Favorite Actors||Lee Marvin and Robert Ryan|
|Hobbies||Loves playing guitar, photography and collecting ceramics|
Jeff Bridges is considered to be one of the most talented actors to have acted in the Hollywood movie industry. Jeff Bridges has won several prestigious awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit till date, in his acting career which stretches nearly 50 years now.
Jeff Bridges’s age is around 71, as Jeff Bridges was born on the 4th of December, 1949 in Los Angeles, California. Jeff Bridges’s height is around 6 ft 2 inches (187 cm) while Jeff Bridges’s weight is around 90 kg (198 lbs). In his spare time, Jeff Bridges loves to sing, practice his photography skills and also likes collecting ceramics, as part of his hobbies.
Jeff Bridges’s father was popular American actor and entertainer, Lloyd Bridges, while Jeff Bridges’s mother was popular Hollywood actress Dorothy Dean Bridges. Jeff Bridges’s elder brother Beau Bridges is also renowned Hollywood and American TV artist, whereas Jeff Bridges’s younger sister is Lucinda Bridges. Jeff Bridges’s wife is also a popular actress and film producer from Hollywood, Susan Bridges, whom he has been married to since June of 1977. Jeff Bridges and his wife Susan Bridges have three lovely daughters – Isabelle Annie Bridges, Jessica Lily “Jessie” Bridges and Haley Roselouise Bridges.
Thanks to his impressive acting talent and being a prominent part of the Hollywood movie industry for almost 49 years, Jeff Bridges’s net worth is currently estimated around INR 494 crores (USD 70 Million).
As for the recognition of his impressive acting talent, Jeff Bridges is the recipient of several prestigious acting awards and has had numerous award nominations in his long Hollywood career as well.
The list of Jeff Bridges’s awards include winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his impressive acting in ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009) besides having 6 Oscar Academy Award nominations to his credit too.
Jeff Bridges won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his excellent role in ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009) apart from having had 4 Golden Globe Award nominations in total.
Jeff Bridges also won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his role in ‘American Heart’ (1992) and again won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his performance in ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009) besides having had 1 Independent Spirit Award nomination to his credit in between these wins.
Jeff Bridges has also won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Starman’ (1984) and again the Saturn Award for Best Actor, this time for his villainous performance in the cult hit ‘Tron; Legacy’ (2010), besides having had 3 Saturn Award nominations in between too.
Jeff Bridges is the winner of the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his impressive acting in ‘Hell or High Water’ (2016), apart from having had around 4 Satellite Award nominations earlier.
Jeff Bridges is also the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Lead Role for his critically-acclaimed role in ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009), apart from having 4 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations as well.
Jeff Bridges is winner of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists’ Eda Award for Best Actor, winner of the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, winner of the Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor, winner of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, winner of the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Desert Palm Achievement Award and winner of the PRISM Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film for his excellent role in ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009) and winner of the Houston Film Critics Society’s Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive role in ‘Hell or High Water’ (2016).
Apart from having won these numerous prestigious acting awards, including an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award, Jeff Bridges has also had 4 BAFTA Award nominations, 1 Emmy Award nomination, 1 Gotham Award nomination along with an astonishing 20 award nominations from other acting authorities and critics.
Interesting Facts About Jeff Bridges
- Jeff Bridges smokes however he has quit drinking alcohol.
- Jeff Bridges is most renowned now to play mellow and relaxed character on-screen however he mostly played handsome yet obstinate and idealistic youngsters who were mostly against authority, in his younger years as an actor.
- Jeff Bridges is most recognized worldwide as The Dude from the cult super hit ‘The Big Lebowski’ (1998), which is also ranked at number 90 on the Premiere Magazine’s 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time list.
- Jeff Bridges was considered for numerous other iconic roles, including that in Speed (1994), Taxi Driver (1976), Miami Vice (1984), Fatal Attraction (1987) and the Year of the Dragon (1985) among others, before he turned them all down and other actors were then cast for them, becoming symbolized with the iconic characters.
- Jeff Bridges is great friends with popular Hollywood actors and co-stars Gary Busey, Kurt Russel, Tommy Lee Jones and Nick Nolte.
- Jeff Bridges is in reality an extremely laid-back person who enjoys meditating for half an hour before starting work for the day.
- Jeff Bridges was even considered to play the lead in ‘Batman’ (1989).