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Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges
Bridges at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010
Personal information
Birth nameJeffrey Leon Bridges
Birth dateDecember 4, 1949(age 61)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, singer, producer, composer
Years active1950 � present
SpouseSusan Geston (1977 � present; 3 children)

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Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor and musician. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 82nd Academy Awards for his role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 movie Crazy Heart.

Bridges is also a musician, a photographer, and an occasional vintner and a storyteller. He comes from a well-known acting family, and worked as a child with his father, Lloyd Bridges, and brother Beau on television's Sea Hunt. Some of his best-known movies include Tron, Fearless, Iron Man, TheContenderThe Contender (2000 film), Starman, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Jagged Edge, Against All Odds, TheFisher KingThe Fisher King (film), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Seabiscuit, Tron: Legacy, and The Big Lebowski.

Bridges earned his sixth Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Rooster Cogburn in 2010's True Grit.

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Become a fan on facebook and order here: on.fb.me Tron: Legacy is available now on Four-Disc Blu-ray 3D/Blu-Ray and DVD Combo. Follow TRON: Legacy on Twitter: twitter.com TRON: LEGACY is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that's unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), a rebellious 27-year-old, is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his father Kevin Flynn (Oscar®- and Golden Globe®-winner Jeff Bridges), a man once known as the world's leading video-game developer. When Sam investigates a strange signal sent from the old Flynn's Arcadeâa signal that could only come from his fatherâhe finds himself pulled into a digital world where Kevin has been trapped for 20 years. With the help of the fearless warrior Quorra (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-or-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universeâa universe created by Kevin himself that has become far more advanced with never-before-imagined vehicles, weapons, landscapes and a ruthless villain who will stop at nothing to prevent their escape. Presented in Disney Digital 3D⢠and scored by Grammy Award®-winning electronic music duo Daft Punk.
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TRON: LEGACY hits US theaters on Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D⢠and IMAX® 3D TRON: LEGACY is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that's unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), a rebellious 27-year-old, is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his father Kevin Flynn (Oscar®- and Golden Globe®-winner Jeff Bridges), a man once known as the world's leading video-game developer. When Sam investigates a strange signal sent from the old Flynn's Arcadeâa signal that could only come from his fatherâhe finds himself pulled into a digital world where Kevin has been trapped for 20 years. With the help of the fearless warrior Quorra (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-or-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universeâa universe created by Kevin himself that has become far more advanced with never-before-imagined vehicles, weapons, landscapes and a ruthless villain who will stop at nothing to prevent their escape. Presented in Disney Digital 3D⢠and scored by Grammy Award®-winning electronic music duo Daft Punk.
2.97 min. | 4.82 user rating
Become a fan on facebook and order here: on.fb.me Tron: Legacy is available now on Four-Disc Blu-ray 3D/Blu-Ray and DVD Combo. Follow TRON: Legacy on Twitter: twitter.com TRON: LEGACY is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that's unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), a rebellious 27-year-old, is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his father Kevin Flynn (Oscar®- and Golden Globe®-winner Jeff Bridges), a man once known as the world's leading video-game developer. When Sam investigates a strange signal sent from the old Flynn's Arcadeâa signal that could only come from his fatherâhe finds himself pulled into a digital world where Kevin has been trapped for 20 years. With the help of the fearless warrior Quorra (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-or-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universeâa universe created by Kevin himself that has become far more advanced with never-before-imagined vehicles, weapons, landscapes and a ruthless villain who will stop at nothing to prevent their escape. Presented in Disney Digital 3D⢠and scored by Grammy Award®-winning electronic music duo Daft Punk.
2.53 min. | 4.92 user rating
Twitter.com - Follow Us! Tron: Legacy hits theaters on December 17th, 2010. Cast: Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, Michael Sheen, James Frain, Beau Garrett, Serinda Swan " Tron Legacy" is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that's unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father's disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin's loyal confidant (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous. Tron: Legacy footage courtesy Walt Disney Pictures.
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In this quirky dark comedy inspired by a real life story you will hardly believe is actually true, astonishing revelations about a top-secret wing of the US military come to light when a reporter encounters an enigmatic Special Forces operator on a mind-boggling mission. Reporter Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) is in search of his next big story when he encounters Lyn Cassady (Academy Award®winner George Clooney), a shadowy figure who claims to be part of an experimental US military unit. According to Cassady, the New Earth Army is changing the way wars are fought. A legion of Warrior Monks with unparalleled psychic powers can read the enemys thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat simply by staring at it. Now, the programs founder, Bill Django (Oscar® nominee Jeff Bridges), has gone missing and Cassadys mission is to find him. Intrigued by his new acquaintances far-fetched stories, Bob impulsively decides to accompany him on the search. When the pair tracks Django to a clandestine training camp run by renegade psychic Larry Hooper (two-time Oscar® winner Kevin Spacey), the reporter is trapped in the middle of a grudge match between the forces of Djangos New Earth Army and Hoopers personal militia of super soldiers. In order to survive this wild adventure, Bob will have to outwit an enemy he never thought possible. The Men Who Stare at Goats was inspired by Jon Ronsons non-fiction bestseller of the same name, an eye-opening and often hilarious exploration of <b>...</b>
2.38 min. | 4.51 user rating
The official trailer for Crazy Heart, starring Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Robert Duvall. In select theaters December 16th!
2.03 min. | 4.75 user rating
Screenshots, More info: geckomovies.com Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Cast: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, Hailee Steinfeld Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
1.25 min. | 4.80 user rating
Singer Ryan Bingham performs "The Weary Kind", from the soundtrack for CRAZY HEART, starring Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Robert Duvall, in select theaters December 16.
4.40 min. | 4.94 user rating
www.youtube.com www.twitter.com Boy's and girls, on this uncensored episode of Up Close with Carrie Keagan, Carrie sits down with TRON: Legacy's Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, Michael Sheen, Beau Garrett, James Frain and Bruce Boxleitner to talk about why the sequel to TRON may be the ultimate fanboy boner that may force Disney to change it's name to JIZZNEY! Sam Flynn (Hedlund), a rebellious 27-year-old, is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his father Kevin Flynn (Bridges), a man once known as the world's leading video-game developer. When Sam investigates a strange signal sent from the old Flynn's Arcade -- a signal that could only come from his father-- he finds himself pulled into a digital world where Kevin has been trapped for 20 years. With the help of the fearless warrior Quorra (Wilde), father and son embark on a life-or-death journey across a cyber universe -- a universe created by Kevin himself that has become far more advanced with vehicles, weapons, landscapes and a ruthless villain who will stop at nothing to prevent their escape. NOGOOD TV (NGTV) stars Carrie Keagan and Shark Firestone and showcases over a dozen original shows featuring raw, real and uncensored interviews with the biggest stars in the world from music, movies and TV. It also has uncensored, uncut, explicit and director's cut versions of music videos. NO GOOD TV can be found at www.NGTV.com. It's the most fun you'll ever have with your pants on!!
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TRON: LEGACY/TRON 5-Disc Blu-ray Collector's Set Review - Collider.com Tweet this news
Collider.com--Furthermore, they'd somehow convinced -Jeff Bridges-- star of the original Tron- to reprise his role as Kevin Flynn, Encom's whiz-kid CEO. That (and the sizzle reel the studio unveiled at Comic-Con a few years ago) indicated that D - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:59:41 GMT+00:00
At A Theater Near You: A new Jeff Bridges series and a longer 'Girl' trilogy - The Seattle Times Tweet this news
The Seattle Times--Among the events at local theaters: The Seattle Art Museum presents a new series, "American Heart: The Films of -Jeff Bridges-"; SIFF Cinema offers "The Millennium Trilogy," a re-edited nine-hour film - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 22:12:44 GMT+00:00
Next Week on DVD - Ottawa Citizen Tweet this news
Ottawa Citizen--A loose collection of awesome visuals, a disjointed story, and an altogether abstract universe that wavers between silly and sophisticated, this sequel to TRON features -Jeff Bridges- as a man trapped in a ... - Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 15:55:00 GMT+00:00
'Seventh Son' Casting Attracts Imogen Poots, Others - Screen Junkies Tweet this news
Screen Junkies--Wizard -Jeff Bridges- can bring in the talent, as the casting calls for Seventh Son have demonstrated. Bridges will play a wizard mentor to a young boy and girl that are in the process of being cast. It also appears that Julianne Moore is - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 00:04:22 GMT+00:00
Jeff Bridges talks about TRON: LEGACY - DVDTOWN.com Tweet this news
DVDTOWN.com---Jeff Bridges- starred in the 1982 original "TRON," and appears again in "TRON: LEGACY" as both his currently aged self and a "program" of himself in his thirties. Talk about an sci-fi exp - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 21:57:43 GMT+00:00
Journo's whine and cheesy moment - Variety Tweet this news
Variety--A TMZ reporter approached -Jeff Bridges- exiting dinner at Toscana. It must have been a, uh, festive meal, because the Oscar winner seemed loose and garrulous, talking about everything from "The Big Lebowski" to memories of his - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:17:36 GMT+00:00
Jeff Bridges -- The EMOTIONAL Bombshell - TMZ.com Tweet this news
TMZ.com---Jeff Bridges- spilled his guts to TMZ last night -- opening up about everything from "Lebowski" to the high school experience that changed his life ... and it ended with one of the most EMOTIONAL moments we've ever caught - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:22:09 GMT+00:00
Tara Reid in "The Big Lebowski 2" Trailer - WorstPreviews.com Tweet this news
WorstPreviews.com---Jeff Bridges- has been saying that he would love to bring back the original "The Big Lebowski" cast for a sequel. His comments were then backed up by co-star Tara Reid, who recently revealed that filming will begin la - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:48:33 GMT+00:00
Films galore at the town's new cinema - Whitby Today Tweet this news
Whitby Today--Left to right: -Jeff Bridges- plays Rooster Cogburn and Matt Damon plays LaBeouf in Paramount Pictures? ?True Grit.? FILMS galore will be gracing the silver screen at Whitby Pavilion's new cinema this April. From family favourites, thri - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 15:25:25 GMT+00:00
Eavesdropping In: No "Mad Men" 'Til 2012?; Japan's Nuclear Crisis Worsens ... - Guestofaguest.com Tweet this news
Guestofaguest.com--Matt Weiner, I know you're the creator and everything but you better figure out a deal with AMC and Lionsgate FAST because I cannot wait until 2012 for the next season of "Mad Men", okay? [LATimes] NASA releases f - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:40:59 GMT+00:00

Film
Year Title Role class="unsortable"Notes
1950 The Company She Keeps Uncredited
1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night John Young
1970 Halls of Anger Doug
1971 TheLast Picture Show Duane Jackson Nominated-Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1971 The Yin and Yang of Mr. Go Nero Finnighan
1971 In Search of America Mike Olson
1972 Fat City Ernie
1972 Bad Company Jake Rumsey
1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX Zack Feather
1973 TheLast American Hero Elroy Jackson, Jr.
1973 TheIceman ComethThe Iceman Cometh (1973 film) Don Parritt
1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Lightfoot Nominated-Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1975 Rancho Deluxe Jack McKee
1975 Hearts of the West Lewis Tater
1976 Stay Hungry Craig Blake
1976 King Kong Jack Prescott
1978 Somebody Killed Her Husband Jerry Green
1979 Winter Kills Nick Kegan
1979 TheAmerican Success CompanyThe American Success Company (film) Harry Flowers
1980 Heaven's Gate John L. Bridges
1981 Cutter's Way Richard Bone
1982 Tron Kevin Flynn/Clu
1982 Kiss Me Goodbye Dr. Rupert Baines
1982 TheLast UnicornThe Last Unicorn (film) Prince Lír Voice Only
1984 Against All Odds Terry Brogan
1984 Starman Starman/Scott Hayden Saturn Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated-Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Drama
1985 Jagged Edge Jack Forrester
1986 8 Million Ways to Die Matthew "Matt" Scudder
1986 TheMorning AfterThe Morning After (1986 film) Turner Kendall
1987 Nadine Vernon Hightower
1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream Preston Tucker
1989 See You in the Morning Larry Livingstone
1989 TheFabulous Baker Boys Jack Baker
1990 Texasville Duane Jackson
1991 TheFisher KingThe Fisher King (film) Jack Lucas Nominated-Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated-Saturn Award for Best Actor
1992 American Heart Jack Kelson Also Producer
Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
1993 TheVanishingThe Vanishing (1993 film) Barney Cousins Nominated-Saturn Award for Best Actor
1993 Fearless Max Klein
1994 Blown Away Jimmy Dove/Liam McGivney
1995 Wild Bill James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok
1996 White Squall Captain Christopher 'Skipper' Sheldon
1996 TheMirror Has Two Faces Gregory Larkin
1996 Hidden in America Vincent TV
Also Executive Producer
1998 TheBig Lebowski Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski Nominated-Satellite Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1999 Arlington Road Michael Faraday
1999 TheMuseThe Muse (film) Jack Warrick
1999 Simpatico Lyle Carter
2000 TheContenderThe Contender (2000 film) President Jackson Evans Nominated-Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated-Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor � Motion Picture
Nominated-Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor-Motion Picture
Nominated-Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
2001 Scenes of the Crime Jimmy Berg
2001 K-PAX Dr. Mark Powell
2002 Lost in La Mancha Narrator Voice Only
Documentary
2003 Masked and Anonymous Tom Friend
2003 Seabiscuit Charles S. Howard Nominated-Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor � Motion Picture
Nominated-Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2004 TheDoor in the Floor Ted Cole Nominated-Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
2005 TheAmateurs Andy
2005 Tideland Noah
2006 Stick It Burt Vickerman
2007 Surf's Up Ezekiel 'Big Z' Topanga/Geek Voice Only
2008 ADog Year Jon Katz Nominated-Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor � Miniseries or a Movie
2008 Iron Man Obadiah Stane / Iron Monger Nominated-Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated-Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain
2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Clayton Harding
2009 TheOpen Road Kyle
2009 Crazy Heart Otis "Bad" Blake Also Executive Producer
Academy Award for Best Actor
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Eda Award for Best Actor
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Denver Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Drama
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
Nominated-BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated-Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated-London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year
Nominated-Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated-St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
2009 TheMen Who Stare at GoatsThe Men Who Stare at Goats (film) Bill Django
2010 Tron: Legacy Kevin Flynn/Clu 2
2010 True Grit Rooster Cogburn Nominated-Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated-BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated-Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated-London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year
Nominated-Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated-St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Utah Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor

Academy Award for Best Actor

Denzel Washington (2001) * Adrien Brody (2002) * Sean Penn (2003) * Jamie Foxx (2004) * Philip Seymour Hoffman (2005) * Forest Whitaker (2006) * Daniel Day-Lewis (2007) * Sean Penn (2008) * Jeff Bridges (2009) ---- Complete List * (1928 �1940) * (1941 �1960) * (1961 �1980) * (1981 �2000) * (2001 �present)

Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Drama

Russell Crowe (2001) * Jack Nicholson (2002) * Sean Penn (2003) * Leonardo DiCaprio (2004) * Philip Seymour Hoffman (2005) * Forest Whitaker (2006) * Daniel Day-Lewis (2007) * Mickey Rourke (2008) * Jeff Bridges (2009) * ---- Complete List * (1943 �1960) * (1961 �1980) * (1981 �2000) * (2001 �present)



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