|Birth date||4 Dec, 1949|
United States of America
New York City
University High School
|Fathers name||Lloyd Bridges|
|Mothers name||Dorothy Bridges|
|Notable work||The Big Lebowski|
|Description||American actor, singer-songwriter and producer|
Jeff Bridges was born on 4th December 1949. He is a famous actor, singer and producer in the US. He was born in Los Angeles. His parents were in showbiz. His father’s name was Lloyd Bridges and he was working as an actor. He died in the year 1998. His mother’s name was Dorothy Bridges and she was an actress and a writer. She died in the year 2009. He has a younger sister. He had a brother who died in the year 1948. He was raised in Los Angeles. He completed his high school education in the year 1967. He went on tour with his father at the age of 17 years. He relocated to New York City after his graduation. He served for 7 years in the Coast Guard Reserve of United States after he turned 18 years.
In the year 1951, he made his first screen appearance in “The Company She Keeps”. It went for nearly 2 years. He was seen occasionally in his father’s show from 1958 to 1961 named as “Sea Hunt”. He appeared in the role of Mike in the movie “In Search of America”. His breakthrough came in the year 1971 for the movie “The Last Picture Show”. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor category in the Academy Awards. He was part for the movie “Fat City” in the year 1972. He appeared in the movie “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” in the year 1974. He was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor for the same. He played the role of Kevin Flynn in the movie Tron in year 1982. In the same year, he was seen in the movie “Kiss Me Goodbye”. He was much appreciated for his roles in the movies “Against All Odds” which came in the year 1984 and “Jagged Edge” which came in the year 1985.
He was seen in the role of Lt. Jimmy Dove in the movie “Blown Away”. His real life father played the character of his father in the movie. His most famous role is said to be as “The Dude” in the movie “The Big Lebowski”. He also plated the theme song of the movie. Apart from acting, he was also interested in music. He appeared as Obadiah Stane for the movie adaption of comic book “Iron Man”. His filmography contains a big list of movies. His mother inspired him to take piano classes at a young age. He also used to play guitar during the shooting of the movie “Heaven’s Gate”. His first album was released in the year 2000 and was named as “Be Here Soon”. He can play various types of guitars. The list of his talents also includes writing, photography and narration.
He got married to Susan Geston in the year 1977. He met his wife in a ranch where he was shooting for a movie. They have 3 daughters together and a granddaughter also now. He has an estimated net worth of $70 million. His detailed biography is available on various websites.
Last Modified: Jun 28, 2020