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    Born on April 12, 1949 in Los Angeles, California

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True Grit (2010)

Jeff Bridges as "Rooster Cogburn"

After an outlaw named Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin) murders her father, feisty 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) hires Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges), a boozy, trigger-happy lawman, to help her find Chaney and avenge her father. The bickering duo are not alone in their quest, for a Texas Ranger named LaBoeuf (Matt Damon) is also tracking Chaney for reasons of his own. Together the unlikely trio ventures into hostile territory to dispense some Old West justice.

Academy Award (2010) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

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'The Giver' Review: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Dystopian Thriller

Posted by
Sandie Angulo Chen on Aug 15th 2014, 9:00AM

Aug 15th 2014, 9:00AM

New 'The Giver' Trailer: More Truth Revealed (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 5th 2014, 2:00PM

Jun 5th 2014, 2:00PM

The Dude Abides: Jeff Bridges Will Headline Lebowski Fest

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Apr 3rd 2014, 3:00PM

Apr 3rd 2014, 3:00PM

In 'The Giver' Trailer, Everything Is Fine -- Except for All the Injections (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 19th 2014, 9:30AM

Mar 19th 2014, 9:30AM

See 'The Big Lebowski' as an Old-School Video Game You'll Desperately Wish Was Real (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jan 24th 2014, 11:00AM

Jan 24th 2014, 11:00AM

Taylor Swift Rumored to Join 'The Giver,' With Meryl Streep & Jeff Bridges

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Sep 27th 2013, 7:00AM

Sep 27th 2013, 7:00AM

Jeff Bridges on 'R.I.P.D.': 'I Was a Little Underwhelmed'

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Sep 18th 2013, 1:00PM

Sep 18th 2013, 1:00PM

Stephen Colbert Holds Daft Punk Dance Party With Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, More Stars (VIDEO)

Posted by
Laura Larson on Aug 11th 2013, 11:00AM

Aug 11th 2013, 11:00AM

Jennifer Lawrence Is Adorably Starstruck When Meeting Jeff Bridges (VIDEO)

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jul 23rd 2013, 1:00PM

Jul 23rd 2013, 1:00PM

'R.I.P.D.' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Supernatural Action Flick

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 19th 2013, 7:30AM

Jul 19th 2013, 7:30AM

'The Seventh Son' Trailer: Jeff Bridges Fights a Monstrous Julianne Moore

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 10th 2013, 12:00PM

Jul 10th 2013, 12:00PM

'R.I.P.D.' Trailer: Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges Are the Afterlife's Only Crimefighters (VIDEO)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Apr 18th 2013, 6:56AM

Apr 18th 2013, 6:56AM

Where Is Flynn's Arcade In 'Tron'?

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jun 29th 2012, 7:49AM

Jun 29th 2012, 7:49AM

Can Celebrities Get Their "Cool" Back?

Posted by
on Mar 22nd 2012, 12:17PM

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:17PM

Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges Suit Up in New Pics From the 'R.I.P.D.' Set

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Sep 14th 2011, 9:50AM

Sep 14th 2011, 9:50AM

'The Big Lebowski' Cast Reunion Photos

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Aug 16th 2011, 8:50PM

Aug 16th 2011, 8:50PM

'The Big Lebowski' Reunion: Live Stream

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Aug 16th 2011, 12:40PM

Aug 16th 2011, 12:40PM

'Attack the Block' Doesn't Need Subtitles, But These Characters Do

Posted by
Rick Mele on Jul 27th 2011, 9:30AM

Jul 27th 2011, 9:30AM

Jeff Bridges Looking to Adapt and Star in 'The Giver'

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jun 28th 2011, 6:05AM

Jun 28th 2011, 6:05AM

Hailee Steinfeld in Talks for 'Carrie' Remake

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jun 2nd 2011, 8:00AM

Jun 2nd 2011, 8:00AM

Early Edition: Jeff Bridges Joins 'R.I.P.D.'; Uni Casts Seven Dwarfs

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on May 26th 2011, 4:00AM

May 26th 2011, 4:00AM

Jeff Bridges Brings the Spirit of the Old West to 'R.I.P.D.'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Apr 28th 2011, 6:00PM

Apr 28th 2011, 6:00PM

Warner Bros. Not Done With Young Wizards -- 'Seventh Son' Casts Lead Actors

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Apr 1st 2011, 11:30AM

Apr 1st 2011, 11:30AM

Laziest Slackers in Movies: 8 Characters Who Are Happiest Doing Nothing

Posted by
Ryan McKee on Mar 21st 2011, 6:00AM

Mar 21st 2011, 6:00AM

Olivia Wilde as the Evil Queen from 'Snow White' & More Disney Recreations

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 4th 2011, 6:40AM

Mar 4th 2011, 6:40AM

The 2011 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Stars (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jason Newman on Feb 23rd 2011, 5:30AM

Feb 23rd 2011, 5:30AM

Oscar Rankings: The Final Rankings (Before The Nominations)

Posted by
Erik Childress on Jan 20th 2011, 9:00AM

Jan 20th 2011, 9:00AM

'Tron: Legacy' Director Joe Kosinski on Creating a Computer World

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Dec 17th 2010, 12:05PM

Dec 17th 2010, 12:05PM

Jeff Bridges: His 10 Best Roles, from President to Alien

Posted by
Jason Newman on Dec 17th 2010, 10:00AM

Dec 17th 2010, 10:00AM

'TRON: Legacy' vs. 'Avatar': How Do the Two Blockbusters Match Up?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Dec 16th 2010, 5:30PM

Dec 16th 2010, 5:30PM

12 Totally Random Reasons Jeff Bridges Is Awesome

Posted by
Annette Bourdeau on Dec 16th 2010, 12:30PM

Dec 16th 2010, 12:30PM

'Tron: Legacy' Star Jeff Bridges Offers Master-Class Acting Advice

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Dec 16th 2010, 7:15AM

Dec 16th 2010, 7:15AM

'Tron' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Dec 16th 2010, 5:30AM

Dec 16th 2010, 5:30AM

Shelf Life: Tron

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Dec 15th 2010, 4:05AM

Dec 15th 2010, 4:05AM

'TRON: Legacy's' Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges on Skin-Tight Costumes, 'The Dude's' Review

Posted by
Neil Busch on Dec 13th 2010, 11:35AM

Dec 13th 2010, 11:35AM

Unscripted: 'TRON: Legacy's' Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges on Skin-Tight Costumes, 'The Dude's' Review

Posted by
Catarina Ferreira on Dec 13th 2010, 5:50AM

Dec 13th 2010, 5:50AM

'Tron: Legacy' Review: A Thrilling, Evocative, and Utterly Satisfying Piece of Entertainment

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Dec 3rd 2010, 7:00AM

Dec 3rd 2010, 7:00AM

'True Grit' Review: The Coen Bros. Remake is Comfortably Old Fashioned

Posted by
Erik Davis on Dec 1st 2010, 8:00AM

Dec 1st 2010, 8:00AM

Ask 'TRON: Legacy' Stars Jeff Bridges and Olivia Wilde a Question

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Nov 15th 2010, 12:15PM

Nov 15th 2010, 12:15PM

'Tron: Legacy' Trailer Shows More Than Just Lightcycles

Posted by
Peter Hall on Nov 9th 2010, 6:01AM

Nov 9th 2010, 6:01AM

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