Actor Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his
portrayal of Otis “Bad” Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart. His career began
when he worked as a child with his father, Lloyd Bridges and brother Beau
Bridges in the syndicated television series Sea Hunt (1958-1961).The best
known films by Jeff Bridges include Tron (1982), John Carpenter’s Starman
(1984), The Big Lebowski (1998), and Iron Man (2008). Bridges earned his
sixth Academy Award nomination for his role of Rooster Cogburn in the 2010
Coen brothers remake of True Grit.