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Jeff was born under the official name Bridges, Jeffrey Leon on December 4th, 1949. Known to his close friends as The Dude, he has been a credited actor since the 1971 film The Last Picture Show.
Jeff Bridges is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twenty-one films including the 2014 drama film The Giver as the character The Giver, the 2013 action movie R.I.P.D. playing Roy and the 2010 action release TRON: Legacy cast as Clu.
Jeff has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in eighteen films including: the 2009 comedy film The Men Who Stare at Goats as the character Bill Django, the 2009 comedy movie The Open Road playing Kyle and the 2008 action release Iron Man cast as Obadiah Stane.
Jeff Bridges has earned salaries up to $5,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2008 action film Iron Man, which brought in $318,000,000 at the box office.
Jeff is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eight magazines, captured in more than six pictorials, interviewed in over twelve publications and featured in eleven magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least two biographical films.
As an actor Jeff Bridges has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on six occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Bad Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart. Jeff Bridges was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Duane Jackson in the 1971 movie The Last Picture Show , Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Lightfoot in the 1974 movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Starman in the 1984 movie Starman , Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as President Jackson Evans in the 2000 movie The Contender and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Rooster Cogburn in the 2010 movie True Grit .