Jeff Bridges

Actor + Singer
Born Dec 4, 1949

Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges is an American actor and producer. He comes from a well-known acting family and began his first televised acting in 1958 as a child with his father, Lloyd Bridges, and brother Beau on television's Sea Hunt.

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1949 Birth Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California. … Read More
1951 1 Year Old Bridges made his first screen appearance at the age of almost two years in The Company She Keeps in 1951. … Read More


1969 19 Years Old In 1969 he played Cal Baker, a Jobs Corps crew member, in the TV series Lassie episode "Success Story".


1971 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1971 he played the lead role Mike in the TV movie In Search of America.
1972 - 1974 2 More Events
1976 26 Years Old In 1976, he starred as the protagonist Jack Prescott in the first remake of King Kong, opposite Jessica Lange. … Read More
1977 27 Years Old Bridges married Susan Geston in 1977. … Read More


1982 32 Years Old One of his better-known roles was in the 1982 science fiction film Tron, in which he played Kevin Flynn, a video game programmer (a role he reprised in late 2010 with the sequel Tron: Legacy). … Read More
1984 34 Years Old He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1984, for playing the alien in Starman. … Read More


1994 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1994, he starred as Lt. Jimmy Dove in the action film Blown Away, opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Forest Whitaker. … Read More
1998 48 Years Old In 1998, he starred as what is arguably his most famous role, The Dude, in the Coen brothers' film The Big Lebowski. … Read More


2000 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000, he received his fourth Academy Award nomination, for his role in The Contender.
2005 55 Years Old He also starred in the 2005 Terry Gilliam film Tideland, his second with the director (the first being 1991's The Fisher King).
2008 58 Years Old 1 More Event
He shaved his trademark mane of hair to play the role of Obadiah Stane in the 2008 Marvel comic book adaptation Iron Man.


On January 15, 2010, Bridges performed the song "I Don't Know" from Crazy Heart on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. … Read More
On April 19, 2011, Country Music Television announced that Bridges had signed a recording contract with Blue Note Records/EMI Music Group.
2013 63 Years Old In 2013, Bridges authored The Dude and the Zen Master with Bernie Glassman. … Read More
2015 65 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, Jeff Bridges released an ambient/spoken-word album entitled Sleeping Tapes. … Read More
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