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Born: December 4, 1949 Cause of Death:
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1950:
First film appearance at age four months in "The Company She Keeps" as the infant in Jane Greer's arms
1957:
Appeared on father Lloyd Bridges' syndicated TV series "Sea Hunt"
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Was an occasional performer with brother Beau on "The Lloyd Bridges Show" (CBS)
1964:
Toured New England in stock company production of "Anniversary Waltz"
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Fulfilled military service requirement in the Coast Guard reserve
1969:
Acted in the NBC movie, "Silent Night, Lonely Night" playing his father's character as a young man
1969:
Sang his own song, "Lost in Space" on the soundtrack for the film "John and Mary"
1970:
First significant acting role in "Halls of Anger" playing a white student bused to a black school
1971:
Breakthrough film role, playing Texas roughneck Duane Jackson in Peter Bogdanovich's "The Last Picture Show"; garnered first Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination
1972:
Appeared in the obscure indie film "The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go" written and directed by Burgess Meredith
1973:
Offered a supporting turn in John Frankenheimer's "The Iceman Cometh"; adapted from the Eugene O'Neill play
1974:
Received second Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination for his role in Michael Cimino's "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot"
1975:
First collaboration with actress, Sally Field in Bob Rafelson's "Stay Hungry"
1976:
Co-starred with Jessica Lange and Charles Grodin in the remake of the 1933 classic, "King Kong"
1979:
Acted in two films directed by William Richert, "Winter Kills" and "The American Success Company"
1980:
Re-teamed with Cimino for the disastrous "Heaven's Gate"
1981:
Offered a fine performance as the aimless friend of a boozy, belligerant Vietnam vet (John Heard) in "Cutter's Way"
1982:
Re-teamed with Sally Field for the comedy, "Kiss Me Goodbye"
1982:
Portrayed Kevin Flynn, a video game programmer in the sci-fi cult classic, "Tron"
1984:
Appeared with Rachel Ward in "Against All Odds" a remake of the 1947 film noir "Out of the Past"
1984:
Received first Best Actor Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of an Earth-bound alien in "Starman"
1985:
Played a wealthy publishing magnate accused of murdering his wife in the thriller "Jagged Edge"
1986:
Co-starred with Jane Fonda in Sidney Lumet's "The Morning After"
1988:
Played the title role in Francis Ford Coppola's "Tucker: The Man and His Dream"; also starred his father Lloyd Bridges
1989:
Starred opposite brother Beau and Michelle Pfeiffer in "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
1990:
Reprised the role of Duane Jackson in the poorly received sequel "Texasville"; directed by Bogdanovich
1991:
Portrayed a radio shock-jock who seeks redemption by helping a homeless man (Robin Williams) whose life he inadvertently shattered in Terry Gilliam's "The Fisher King"
1992:
Producing debut, "American Heart"; also starred as an ex-convict trying to do right by his son (Edward Furlong)
1993:
Considered to be one of his best performances to date, as a plane-crash survivor in Peter Weir's "Fearless"
1994:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1994:
Once again collaborated with his father in Stephen Hopkins' "Blown Away"
1996:
Starred opposite Barbra Streisand (who also directed) in "The Mirror Has Two Faces"
1996:
Executive produced Showtime's "Hidden in America" starring his brother Beau
1997:
Displayed a humorous side as 'The Dude' in the Coen Brothers' "The Big Lebowski"
1999:
Portrayed tightly wound, slightly paranoid history professor in the thriller "Arlington Road"
1999:
Played a successful Hollywood screenwriter who introduces his friend (Albert Brooks) to "The Muse"
1999:
Released first solo album, <i>Be Here Soon</i> and launched Internet Web site (www.jeffbridges.com)
2000:
Received fourth Academy Award nomination, playing the American President in Rod Lurie's "The Contender"
2001:
Starred as a psychiatrist treating a man convinced he's from another planet in "K-Pax"
2003:
Narrated the documentary "Lost in La Mancha"
2003:
Co-starred as an influential millionaire in the inspiring feature "Seabiscuit"
2004:
Co-starred with Kim Basinger, playing a children's book author in John Irving's "The Door in the Floor"; earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead
2006:
Co-starred in "The Amateurs," an independent comedy about a sleepy town that comes together to film a porno
2006:
Re-teamed with director Terry Gilliam for "Tideland"
2007:
Voiced a washed-up old surfer named Big Z in the animated film, "Surf's Up"
2008:
Cast as Obadiah Stane, Starks' mentor in the marvel comcis' "Iron Man"
2008:
Joined the ensemble of "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People"
2009:
Co-starred with George Clooney in "The Men Who Stare At Goats"
2009:
Gave an Oscar winning performance as an alcoholic country music singer in "Crazy Heart"
2009:
Starred in HBO's "A Dog Year"; received an Emmy (2010) nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
2010:
Reprised role of Kevin Flynn in the sequel, "TRON: Legacy"
2010:
Played Marshal Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn in the Western written and directed by the Coen brothers, "True Grit"
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role ("True Grit")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
2013:
Played a tough supernatural lawman in "R.I.P.D."

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