Thursday 27 July 2017

Jeff Bridges

Jeff is an American actor, producer, and singer belonging to a prestigious acting family. He is best known for his movies such as The Last PIcture Show, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Starman, The Contender, True Grit, Hell or High Water, Tron, Jagged Edge, The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Fisher King, Fearless, The Big Lebowski, Seabiscuit, Iron Man, The Giver, etc. He is laced with a multitude of awards such as Academy Awards, Golden Globe, Gotham Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Saturn Awards, Satellite Awards, Screen Actor's Guild Award, Teen Choice Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association and more. Some of his earned nominations are from BAFTA, Emmy Awards, etc. 

Jeff Bridges Religion

Born in Los Angeles, California, both his parents were actors. His ancestry is English, Irish, and Swiss-German. By all assumptions and information, he is a Christian. He has also been reported meeting Buddhist leader Dalai Lama in Santa Barbara, recalling his teachings as kind and enlightening. He has since studied Buddhism and also follows Transcendental Meditation.

Jeff Bridges Political Views

He is known for his liberal political views and advocates gun control. An avid supporter of President Obama's End Child Hunger by 2015 initiative, he himself became a spokesperson for the campaign No Kid Hungry by the organization Share Our Strength. He is also a supporter of Amazon Conservation Team. Jeff was quoted saying that "I'm rooting for Donald Trump" and "Its hard to chill when Trump's ignorance is becoming a national crisis". 

Who is he/she dating?

Jeff got married to Susan Geston back in 1977. Together they have three daughters. However, he once had a relationship with actress Candy Clark.

Jeff Bridges Hobbies

Bridges is known for his passionate guitar playing skills and even vocals. He calls himself a big fan of Brian Wilson and Beach Boys. He is also a co-author of the book The Dude and the Zen Master in collaboration with Bernie Glassman. Jeff has also trained himself as a photographer and publishes them frequently online.

Interesting Facts

He once served in the United States Coast guard and did some of his education in the military academy.

Jeff is fond of cigars.

Bridges is also a big fan of the TV series Peaky Blinders. 

In 2010, he hosted the show Saturday Night Live.