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