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Paul Rudd is named new voice of Hyundai

Paul Rudd is named new voice of Hyundai

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) --Hyundai Motor America says actor Paul Rudd is to serve as the new voice for its national advertising, starting with a campaign for the 2015 Hyundai Sonata.
Karen Butler
Robin Williams film to be screened during National Suicide Prevention Week

Robin Williams film to be screened during National Suicide Prevention Week

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Robin Williams' film "The Fisher King" will be screened Tuesday at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia as part of National Suicide Prevention Week.
Veronica Linares
Jeff Bridges says he planned to direct his dad Lloyd in 'The Giver'

Jeff Bridges says he planned to direct his dad Lloyd in 'The Giver'

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) --Actor and producer Jeff Bridges says he initially wanted to direct his late father Lloyd in a screen adaptation of Lois Lowry's book "The Giver."
Karen Butler
Jeff Bridges stars in new trailer for 'Seventh Son'

Jeff Bridges stars in new trailer for 'Seventh Son'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) --The new trailer for "Seventh Son" sees John Gregory (Jeff Bridges) teach Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) to battle monsters and evil witch Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore).
Annie Martin
Katie Holmes talks about challenge of playing an emotionless character in 'The Giver'

Katie Holmes talks about challenge of playing an emotionless character in 'The Giver'

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Actress Katie Holmes admits it was a tremendous challenge to play a mother in a world where emotion is medically controlled in the film "The Giver."
Karen Butler
Taylor Swift says 'The Giver' novel 'blew her mind' when she read it as a child

Taylor Swift says 'The Giver' novel 'blew her mind' when she read it as a child

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Taylor Swift says she wanted to play a small but pivotal role in the film "The Giver" because it was based on a novel she loved as a child.
Karen Butler
Meryl Streep on why she wanted her role in 'The Giver:' 'I like to be boss'

Meryl Streep on why she wanted her role in 'The Giver:' 'I like to be boss'

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) --Meryl Streep says she had several reasons for wanting to play the order-keeping chief elder in the big-screen adaptation of Lois Lowry's novel "The Giver."
Karen Butler
Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites star in 'The Giver' film clip

Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites star in 'The Giver' film clip

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) breaks through the cover of "sameness" with the red apple in the latest film clip of "The Giver."
Aileen Graef
Jeff Bridges says 'no thanks' to Montana Senate run

Jeff Bridges says 'no thanks' to Montana Senate run

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) --Jeff Bridges waived off a suggestion he run in the Montana Senate race as a replacement for scandal-plagued Senator John Walsh.
Gabrielle Levy
Jeff Bridges offers heartfelt tribute to late 'Fisher King' co-star Robin Williams

Jeff Bridges offers heartfelt tribute to late 'Fisher King' co-star Robin Williams

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) --Jeff Bridges says the premiere of his film "The Giver" was a bittersweet occasion since it coincided with the news his old friend Robin Williams had died.
Karen Butler
Katie Holmes: 'Sometimes we're topless'

Katie Holmes: 'Sometimes we're topless'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) --Katie Holmes recently surprised fans by posing topless for Glamour, but the actress says she thinks "people need to embrace themselves... and their bodies."
Annie Martin
Jeff Bridges says 'The Giver' co-star Taylor Swift has a future as an actress

Jeff Bridges says 'The Giver' co-star Taylor Swift has a future as an actress

SAN DIEGO, July 25 (UPI) --After starring opposite to Taylor Swift in the sci-fi thriller, "The Giver," Jeff Bridges said he thinks the young songstress is "such a good actress."
Veronica Linares
Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep face off in new trailer for 'The Giver'

Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep face off in new trailer for 'The Giver'

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) --Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Benton Thwaites star in a dramatic new trailer for "The Giver," an adaptation of Lois Lowry's 1993 novel of the same name.
Annie Martin
'The Big Lebowski' festival features Jeff Bridges' band

'The Big Lebowski' festival features Jeff Bridges' band

LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) -- The Abiders played Creedance Clearwater Revival's "Looking Out My Backdoor" at festival.
Danielle Haynes
'The Giver' trailer released: Meryl Streep stars as villain in thriller

'The Giver' trailer released: Meryl Streep stars as villain in thriller

March 19 (UPI) -- The first trailer for the film adaption of the the dystopian thriller The Giver by Lois Lowry has been released starring, Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges.
Aileen Graef
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Best Actor winner Jeff Bridges holds his Oscar for his performance in "Crazy Heart" at the 82nd annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart.

Bridges is also a musician, a photographer, and an occasional vintner and a storyteller. He comes from a well-known acting family, and worked as a child with his father, Lloyd Bridges, and brother Beau on television's Sea Hunt. Some of his best-known movies include Tron, Fearless, Iron Man, Contender, TheThe Contender, Starman, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Jagged Edge, Against All Odds, Fisher King, TheThe Fisher King, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Seabiscuit, Tron: Legacy, and The Big Lebowski.

Bridges earned his sixth Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Rooster Cogburn in 2010's True Grit.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jeff Bridges."
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