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'''Jeffrey Leon Bridges''' (born 1949) is an American actor. His father Lloyd Bridges and brother Beau have also been actors. Consequently, he has been acting for over forty years, and has won or been nominated for several awards. He finally won an Oscar for his role in ''CrazyHeart''. He married his wife Susan in 1977 and they have three daughters. Jeff Bridges lives in California, and meditates every day.
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!!Roles:
* ''Film/TheLastPictureShow'' (1971) as Duane Jackson
* ''Film/BadCompany'' (1972) as Jake Rumsey
* ''Film/TheLastAmericanHero'' (1973) as Robert Glenn "Junior" Johnson
* ''Film/TheIcemanCometh'' (1973) as Don Parritt
* ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot'' (1974) as Lightfoot
* ''Film/RanchoDeluxe'' (1975) as Jack [=McKee=]
* ''Film/KingKong'' (1976) as Jack Prescott
* ''Film/WinterKills'' (1979) as Nick Kegan
* ''Film/HeavensGate'' (1980) as John L. Bridges
* ''Film/{{Tron}}'' (1982) as Kevin Flynn/Clu
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLastUnicorn'' (1982) as Prince Lir
* ''Film/{{Starman}}'' (1984) as Starman/Scott Hayden
* ''Film/TuckerTheManAndHisDream'' (1988) as Preston Tucker
* ''Film/TheFabulousBakerBoys'' (1989) as Jack Baker
* ''Film/TheFisherKing'' (1991) as Jack Lucas
* ''[[Film/{{Fearless 1993}} Fearless]]'' (1993) as Max Klein
* ''Film/BlownAway'' (1994) as Jimmy Dove (real name Liam [=McGivney=])
* ''Film/WildBill'' (1995) as Wild Bill Hickok
* ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' (1998) as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski
* ''Film/ArlingtonRoad'' (1999) as Michael Faraday
* ''Film/TheContender'' (2000) as President Jackson Evans
* ''Film/KPax'' (2001) as Doctor Mark Powell
* ''Film/{{Seabiscuit}}'' (2003) as Charles S. Howard
* ''Film/TheDoorInTheFloor'' (2004) as Ted Cole
* ''Film/StickIt'' (2006) as Burt Vickerman
* ''WesternAnimation/SurfsUp'' (2007) as Ezekiel "Big Z" Topanga/Geek
* ''Film/IronMan'' (2008) as Obadiah Stane/Iron Monger
* ''Film/HowToLoseFriendsAndAlienatePeople'' (2008) as Clayton Harding
* ''Film/TheOpenRoad'' (2009) as Kyle
* ''Literature/CrazyHeart'' (2009) as Bad Blake
* ''Film/TheMenWhoStareAtGoats'' (2009) as Bill Django
* ''Film/TronLegacy'' (2010) as Kevin Flynn/Clu 2
* ''Film/TrueGrit'' (2010) as Rooster Cogburn
* ''Film/{{RIPD}}'' (2013) as Roy Pulsipher
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!!Tropes:
* CoolOldGuy: He does sci-fi movies, is not too far removed personality-wise from his [[Film/TheBigLebowski iconic role]], and now has a music album coming out. And no one really has a bad thing to say about him, ever.
* TheDanza: His iconic character of [[Film/TheBigLebowski The Dude]] is named Jeffrey, and the character [[AdamWesting is so (exaggeratedly) similar to himself]] that he has joked that he thought the Coen brothers spied on him and interviewed his friends when writing the part.
* LargeHam:
** "[[Film/TheBigLebowski The Dude abides.]]"
** "[[Film/IronMan Tony Stark was able to build this IN A CAVE! With a box of scraps!]]"
** "[[Film/TronLegacy And unlike our selfish creator, who reserved the privilege of our world only for himself, I will make their world open and available to all of us. Yes!]] '''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb4Q6EsIgIU TO ALL OF US!!!!!]]'''"
** "[[Film/TheFisherKing I'm talking to the little people ! They say: Jack go to the nearest liqueur store find-ith the Jack of Daniels and ye may be shit faced !! DULANG DULANG!! YOU'RE OUT OF YOUR FUCKING MIND !!!]]".
* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor
* NewAgeRetroHippie: He's studied Buddhism, mediates on set and has a zen garden at his house. And is, you know, [[TheStoner laid-back in other ways]].
* VerbalTic: He really does say "man" a lot. When he entered [[Film/TheBigLebowski The Little Lebowski]] store in lower Manhattan for the first time, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kENCU5cLBJU his reaction was "Cool shop, man!"]]
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