Who is Jeff Bridges? Jeff Bridges is an American actor and musician. He is a three-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner.
He first appeared on the big screen in the 1970s, in films like “The Last Picture Show” (1971) and “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” (1974), but his breakthrough role came in 1984 when he starred as Bad Blake in “Against All Odds.”
Other notable roles include The Dude in “The Big Lebowski” (1998), Rooster Cogburn in “True Grit” (2010) and Obadiah Stane/Iron Monger, alongside Robert Downey Jr., in the 2008 Marvel Cinematic Universe film, “Iron Man.”
Jeff Bridges was born on December 4, 1949, in Los Angeles, to actor Lloyd Bridges and actress and writer Dorothy Bridges. He has three other siblings however he lost his brother named Garrett in 1948.
What disease does Jeff Bridges have?
Jeff has been diagnosed with Lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. In 2021, the actor himself announced to the world he has Lymphoma.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lymphoma is a form of cancer that affects “tissues and organs that produce, store and carry white blood cells that fight infections.”