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.