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Jeff Bridges Bio

The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals
Born: 1949
Age: 64 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: American
Profession: Actor/Musician

  • 1949- born on December 4th in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950- had first screen role as an infant in The Company She Keeps
  • 1958- appeared on a few episodes of TV show Sea Hunt
  • 1971- had supporting role in The Last Picture Show as Duane Jackson, for which he was
  • nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • 1972- starred in Fat City
  • 1974- had supporting role in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, for which he was nominated for an
  • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • 1976- starred in remake of King Kong
  • 1980- starred in Heaven’s Gate
  • 1982- starred in Tron as Kevin Flynn
  • 1984- starred in Starman, for which was nominated for both a Golden Globe and Academy
  • Award for Best Actor
  • 1988- starred as Preston Tucker in Tucker: The Man and His Dream
  • 1989- starred in The Fabulous Baker Boys alongside his brother Beau Bridges and Michelle
  • Pfeifer
  • 1990- reprised his role as Duane Jackson in Texasville
  • 1991- starred in The Fisher King, directed by Terry Gilliam, for which he was nominated for a
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
  • 1993- starred in fearless
  • 1998- starred in cult classic The Big Lebowski
  • 2000- had supporting role in The Contender, for which he was nominated for an Academy
  • Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor
  • 2005- starred in Tideland, reuniting him with director Gilliam
  • 2008- had supporting role in comic book megahit Iron Man, starring Robert Downey Jr.
  • 2009- starred in Crazy Heart, for which he won a Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best
  • Actor
  • 2010- reprised role as Kevin Flynn in Tron Legacy
  • 2010- starred in remake True Grit, directed by the Cohen brothers, for which he was nominated
  • for an Academy Award for Best Actor
  • 2013- starred in R.I.P.D.

Jeff Bridges has also had an impressive career as a singer in addition to his distinguished acting
resume. Besides contributing many songs to the soundtrack to Crazy Heart, he has also released
two solo albums, one in 200 called Be Here Soon and another self titled album in 2011. Bridges
also plays guitar and writes the lyrics for his music.

Part of the Bridges acting family, Jeff grew up around Hollywood. His late father Lloyd Bridges
had a career that spanned decades and his older brother Beau Bridges has appeared in dozens of
films. Beau is also credited as being a surrogate father to younger Jeff while they were growing
up as their father was busy making films and appearing on television. Jeff is 8 years younger.

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