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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 67)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, United States
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 for his role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film 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 films 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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