Jeff Bridges is an American actor and singer.


Born in Los Angeles, California to actor Lloyd Bridges, and brother of fellow actor Beau Bridges, he studied acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio; and in his youth did several projects with his father. In the Seventies Bridges came into his, gaining Academy Award nominations for The Last Picture Show and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. He was ultimately nominated for four more Awards, winning for his role as musician Bad Blake in Crazy Heart.

Bridges gained major cult success for his role as "The Dude" in The Big Lebowski, and for playing the villainous Obadiah Stane in Iron Man. He additionally appeared in the science fiction film Tron, and its sequel in which he was digitally made younger for certain scenes.


With a musical career almost as extensive as his acting; Bridges first sang in the television series Sea Hunt, before a pair of bigscreen duets with Mia Farrow (in The Last Unicorn) and Karen Allen (in Starman). He later starred alongside his brother Beau in The Fabulous Baker Boys, in which he performed several numbers.

Bridges' most succesful musical role perhaps came with Crazy Heart, which would feature four solos and a duet on the soundtrack. He would later release the albums Be Here Soon and the simply named Jeff Bridges; both of which featured several songs he had written himself.


The Last Unicorn (1982)

  • That's All I've Got to Say (duet)

Starman (1984)

  • All I Have to Do Is Dream (duet)

The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)

  • Ten Cents a Dance (contains solo lines)
  • You're Sixteen (You're Beautiful and You're Mine)(duet)

American Heart (1992)

  • Sunny Side of the Street (solo)

Tideland (2005)

  • Van Gogh in Hollywood (solo)

Surf's Up (2007)

  • This Ukelele (solo)

Crazy Heart (2009)

  • Hold On You (solo)
  • I Don't Know (reprise)(solo)
  • Fallin ' and Flyin (duet)
  • The Weary Kind (solo)
  • The Weary Kind (reprise)(solo)

R.I.P.D. (2013)

  • The Better Man (solo)


Sea Hunt (1958)

  • Oh! Susanna (duet)


John and Mary (1969)

  • Lost in Space (duet)

Be Here Soon (2000)

  • Movin' (solo)
  • Choke (solo)
  • September Brings (solo)
  • She Lay Her Whip Down (solo)
  • Picture Frame (solo)
  • 2 White Roses (solo)
  • Mask Upon My Face (solo)
  • Buddha + Christ At Large (solo)
  • Circle Dance (solo)

Jeff Bridges (2011)

  • What a Little Bit of Love Can Do (solo)
  • Falling Short (solo)
  • Everything But Love (solo)
  • Tumbling Vine (solo)
  • Nothing Yet (solo)
  • Blue Car (solo)
  • Maybe I Missed the Point (solo)
  • Slow Boat (solo)
  • Either Way (solo)
  • The Quest (solo)


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