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