The American actor, singer, and producer Jeffrey Leon Bridges recently stated that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. He is undergoing treatment for the same. He also stated that even though things are serious, he believes in his medical facility and a great team of doctors whom he can trust. Many of his fans showed their support through their social media asking him to stay strong. The Oscar-winning actor thanked everyone and said that he would keep his followers updated with every news. His new project ‘The Old Man’ is scheduled to hit the theatres in 2021. He plays the role of an intelligence officer in the series. He has given some really stellar performances in projects such as ‘Sea Hunt’, ‘Crazy Heart’, ‘The Last Picture Show’ and more. Bridges is well respected in the industry. He is one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation winning numerous awards.
Praying for you Jeff Bridges.
— Cynthia Moore (@pollymax) October 21, 2020
Jeff Bridges man…love that guy
— keLziOn💫 (@itskeLziOn) October 21, 2020
@TheJeffBridges Sending love and healing thoughts to the great Jeff Bridges
— Dan (@DannyGeary) October 21, 2020
Who is Jeff Bridges?
Born on 4th December 1949 in the US, he was always a part of the entertainment industry. His father Lloyd Bridges was an actor and his mother Dorothy Bridges was also an actress. After his college, he joined his father in stage production activities and later on moved to New York to study acting. He was also a part of the United States Coast Guard Reserve serving as a Petty Officer. In 1971, he played his first lead in ‘The Last Picture Show’. His performance in the movie was nominated for Academy Awards.
After working in various movies and giving numerous hits, he entered into the music industry. He was the youngest actor to be nominated for the Oscars. Even then, he decided to pursue his career as a musician. He had learned piano when he was young and also went on to learn guitar. He started creating music for films and released his first album in 2010. In 2013, he also published a book titled ‘The Dude and the Zen Master’.
Everything you need to know about the 70-year old star:
The 70-year old is called one of the most natural and least self-conscious actors that the world will ever come across. In 1977, he married Susan Geston after meeting her at Rancho Deluxe where Geston used to work as a waitress. They have three daughters together, namely Isabella Annie, Jessica Lily, and Haley Roselouise. Bridges has also found ‘End Hunger Network’ aiming to provide food to as many as possible and end childhood hunger. He has also been supporting Barack Obama’s ‘End Childhood Hunger’ movement.
Jeff is also working with the Amazon Conservation Team for environmental causes. He has also worked for numerous documentaries as a narrator. He has worked on projects such as ‘Lost in La Mancha’, ‘Surf’s Up’, ‘Dream Big’ and more. Jeff has also made an appearance on various episodes of ‘Saturday Night Live’. He has also started off with his interest in photography publishing many of his photos online and published a book of photographs by Jeff Bridges in 2003.