Jeff Bridges

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jeffrey Leon Bridges
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/04/1949, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; producer; singer
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Jeff Bridges Fast Facts:
  • First big-screen appearance came as an infant in 1951 drama The Company She Keeps.
  • As a child, appeared in two 1958 episodes of his father's syndicated series Sea Hunt and three episodes of the early-'60s CBS anthology The Lloyd Bridges Show.
  • Made his TV-movie debut in 1969 drama Silent Night, Lonely Night, playing his father Lloyd's character as a young man in flashbacks.
  • Joined the Coast Guard Reserve at age 18.
  • Performed his own composition, "Lost in Space," on the soundtrack for the Dustin Hoffman-Mia Farrow romance John and Mary (1969); released his full-length debut, a blues-rock album titled Be Here Soon, three decades later.
  • Earned the first of several Oscar nominations for his breakthrough role in Peter Bogdanovich's The Last Picture Show (1971).
  • Founded the End Hunger Network in 1983, which to date has raised several million dollars for community food banks.
  • In 2011, auctioned off his Plexiglas Tron painting, which he painted during the taping of his American Masters documentary, to benefit Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.  
  • Teamed with friend Bernie Glassman in 2012 to write a book of Zen teachings titled The Dude and the Zen Master.
  • An avid amateur photographer, Bridges frequently shoots stills during downtime on movie sets.
  • Jeff Bridges Relationships:
  • Lloyd Bridges - Father
  • Jessica Lily Bridges - Daughter
  • Jordan Bridges - Nephew
  • Haley Roselouise Bridges - Daughter
  • Casey Bridges - Nephew
  • Isabelle Bridges - Daughter
  • Valerie Perrine - Ex-significant Other
  • Susan Bridges - Wife
  • Emily Bridges - Niece
  • Cybill Shepherd - Ex-significant Other
  • Candy Clark - Ex-significant Other
  • Beau Bridges - Brother
  • Garrett Myles Bridges - Brother
  • Dylan Bridges - Nephew
  • Lucinda Bridges - Sister
  • Harriet Bridges - Grandmother
  • Ezekiel Jeffrey Bridges - Nephew
  • Dorothy Dean Bridges - Mother
  • Jeff Bridges Awards:
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2000 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1971 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2009 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Leading Actor - Nominee
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2010 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Leading Actor - Nominee
  • 1984 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1974 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 2009 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee

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