Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis LOS ANGELES: Jeff Bridges is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. But they said, 'We aren't remaking the movie, we are making a movie of the book 'True Grit' by Charles Portis. But what you might not know is that Bridges is also an accomplished photographer. He won an Academy Award in 2010 for Crazy Heart … (Perhaps that explains the Duke's swagger.) A: "I was curious. Of course, you have your classics like The Contender, Starman, True Grit, Hell or Highwater and more, but The Big Lebowski has to be the most memorable role of his award-winning career. Of course, Jeff Bridges also donned the eye-patch in Joel and Ethan Coen's 2010 remake. True Grit is a 1969 American Western film starring John Wayne as U.S. ", A: "I'm kind of sorry I wasn't a little more like my dad. He said: 'Yes? The 70-year-old Oscar-winning actor, who shared the news on Twitter on Monday, assured fans that his "prognosis is good". Look that over. Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. TV/Film/Movie Times; Jeff Bridges: The suddenly everywhere Oscar winner talks 'True Grit,' 'Tron 2,' iTunes & technology True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed, written, produced, and edited by the Coen brothers and executive produced by Steven Spielberg.It is an adaptation of Charles Portis' 1968 novel of the same name, and stars Hailee Steinfeld as Mattie Ross and Jeff Bridges as Deputy U.S. Jeff Bridges as Reuben J. Did you know that Oscar winner Jeff Bridges is an accomplished photographer? I'm kind of glad I did. True Grit (1969) Trivia on IMDb: Cameos, Mistakes, Spoilers and ... an example. Photo: Paramount Pictures Bridges won an Oscar in 2010 for "Crazy Heart." The deeper you know each other, the more precious it becomes. The last time around, in 1969, “True Grit” won a best-actor Oscar for a guy named John Wayne. He won an Academy Award … And I hadn't, so I did. Jeff Bridges: Oscar-winning actor reveals he is being treated for lymphoma ... Crazy Heart and True Grit said he was starting treatment and promised to keep fans updated. 8th place. I'll help you out if I can.' ... Bridges won an Oscar for playing a broken-down country singer in the 2009 film "Crazy Heart", ... "Iron Man", "True Grit" and "Hell or High Water". Bridges sat down with Reuters to talk about the film and how his career has changed since his Oscar win. Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest, Best Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short, Best Male Vocal Performance in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short, Socially Responsible Conservationist Award, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama, Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. I'm kind of glad I did. So I thought I'd spare my own girls that a bit. But whether subliminally something leaked in, I don't know.". Q: You won your first Oscar in February for playing alcoholic singer Bad Blake in "Crazy Heart." I could see why they wanted to make this movie. Feb. 2, 2011 — -- Actor Jeff Bridges has come a long way from just being "the Dude. Fox Searchlight Pictures "I didn't know him, but I knew he was Jeff Bridges, but I never met him. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in “Starman,” “True Grit,” “The Last Picture Show” and many other films. ... “True Grit” 2010 and “Hell or High Water” in 2017 round out his nominations. He Will Be Seen In Web Series The Old Man In 2021 In recent years, Jeff appeared in Marvel's Iron … Q: The book was already made into a 1969 film. Q: Your character is a pretty good gun slinger. Talking ‘True Grit’ and Jeff Bridges With the Coen Brothers. A: "Having a famous father was not that great all the time because when you're a kid, you want to be liked for who you are, not for who your parents are. The more times you survive, the more unbreakable you are. Q: How did you create a character different to John Wayne? He won an Academy Award in 2010 for “Crazy Heart” and was most recently nominated for playing a grizzled lawman in “Hell or High Water.” Hi. "Rooster" Cogburn, along with Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Barry Pepper. True Grit, by contrast, was a substantial commercial venture: a period Western with an almost $40 million budget and a star, Jeff Bridges, who’d just won an Oscar for Best Actor. Jeff Bridges pens a thank you note for fans, says cancer is making him appreciate his mortality. By Will Lawrence 28 January 2011 • 07:00 am Jeff Bridges in the Coen brothers' True Grit (2010) LOS ANGELES — Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. ". Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in “Starman,” “True Grit,” “The Last Picture Show” and many other films. Won 2010 True Grit: Nominated 2016 Hell or High Water: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominated But whether I hit the target or not — that was some movie magic.". It may have walked home from the Oscars empty-handed, but Paramount has still done a great job of putting together a worthy Blu-ray release for "True Grit." Joel and Ethan Coen talk to Will Lawrence about their Oscar-nominated Western True Grit. With Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin. He comes from a prominent acting family and appeared on the television series Sea Hunt (1958–1960) with his father, Lloyd Bridges , and brother, Beau Bridges . He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Otis “Bad” Blake in the ... Jeff Bridges, “True Grit,” 2010. Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer. He won an Academy Award … The next year, he was nominated again for True Grit and most recently in 2017 for Hell or High Water . Was it your destiny to follow your father Lloyd and brother Beau into acting? True Grit: Actor Jeff Bridges announces he’s fighting lymphoma. Jeff is best known for his roles in The Big Lebowski, Crazy Heart, Starman, True Grit, The Last Picture Show, … ", The film, due out in theaters on Wednesday, shows off Bridges' acting chops in the role of drunken U.S. The 70-year-old actor made a social media statement. Bridges received an Oscar nomination for his performance, but had less of that mythic baggage Wayne carried for much of his career. That’s partly why he was so good in movies like The Big Lebowski, True Grit and Crazy Heart (for which he won an Oscar); these were characters who … The next year, he was nominated again for True Grit and most recently in 2017 for Hell or High Water . Jeff Bridges has been nominated seven times for an Oscar ... Wayne classic True Grit. Q: You and your wife Susan have been married 13 years. On his fifth nomination, for Crazy Heart in 2009, he finally won an Oscar. I guess I exposed them to the acting bug too late.". Talking ‘True Grit’ and Jeff Bridges With the Coen Brothers. A: "I love riding. The TODAY 2020 Holiday Hot List is here: 15 bestselling gifts that will arrive on time, Nearly a year after his Oscar win for best actor, Jeff Bridges has gained awards buzz again, teaming up with his "The Big Lebowski" directors, Joel and Ethan Coen, in "True Grit. I've just cut the basic tracks for an album with T-Bone Burnett (who wrote "The Weary Kind" from 'Crazy Heart'). Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in Starman, True Grit, The Last Picture Show and many other films. He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Otis “Bad” Blake in the latter. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in Starman, True Grit, The Last Picture Show and many other films. And marriage is a place where that happens. Bridges as The Dude in 1998's The Big Lebowski. A: "I don't really mess with guns too much outside of the movies, but yeah, that was really me shooting in the film. The 83rd Academy Awards nominated the movie for ten of its accolades, but True Grit failed … A: "I don't know how, but his portrayal is not something I would refer to as I'm studying my lines. It is the first film adaptation of Charles Portis' 1968 novel of the same name.The screenplay was written by Marguerite Roberts.Wayne won his only Oscar for his performance in the film and reprised his role for the 1975 sequel Rooster Cogburn. LOS ANGELES — Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. True Grit, the movie that finally won Wayne his Oscar, was transparently one of those movies designed to win an old warhorse legend his Oscar. This spitfire poem by Joel and Ethan Coen springs from the pages of Charles Portis's novel, but their own mastery of language - the diction and delivery of each line - makes this a classic uniquely theirs. Legendary Hollywood actor Jeff Bridges has announced that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma- a type of cancer. "I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Marshal to track down her father's murderer. A: "I thought maybe I'd get a big flood of wonderful scripts but that hasn't happened for some reason. Jeff Bridges, the Oscar-winning star of “The Last Picture Show” and “The Big Lebowski,” said Monday that he has cancer of the lymph nodes. Man, I love Jeff Bridges. It should be out next year on Blue Note Records.". They said 'no.' A few years ago they were wondering what they should do. In ‘True Grit’ (2010) he played Rooster Cogburn, a role by John Wayne in the earlier version of the film. To be communicating like that with another species — it's a wonderful team that you develop.". True Grit is a 2010 film directed and written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, also known as the Coen Brothers. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in Starman, True Grit, The Last Picture Show and many other films. TRUE GRIT gallops into the Western canon with guns blazing. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in “Starman,” “True Grit,” “The Last Picture Show” and many other films. True Grit, the movie that finally won Wayne his Oscar, was transparently one of those movies designed to win an old warhorse legend his Oscar. Marshal Reuben J. But I've gotten into my music a lot, and I think that's a direct result of 'Crazy Heart.' OK,'" said Pacino, who at that point in his career had starred in two "Godfather" movies and "Serpico" and had garnered three Academy Award nods. Now that the Coen brothers' "True Grit" has been widely seen by media wags and the embargo is lifted, let's size up its Oscar hopes.Reactions are strongly positive, underscoring the likelihood that it will be nominated for a minimum of four trophies: best picture, lead actor (Jeff Bridges), adapted screenplay and cinematography.Oscar voters adore Coen brother flicks. Have you ever read it?' 8th place. There are seven featurettes in all, and they cover everything from the cast, costumes (“From Bustles to Buckskin”), weapons (“Colts, Winchesters and Remingtons”), and production design (“Re-Creating Fort Smith”). ... Jeff Bridges on the remake of True Grit. Not for any vicarious reasons or anything. Q: You spent pretty much the entire movie on a horse. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in “Starman,” “True Grit,” “The Last Picture Show” and many other films. I said, 'Well, acting is in your blood. Jeff Bridges on his Oscar-nominated role in True Grit. Acclaimed actor Jeff Bridges is best known for his performances in films such as 'The Big Lebowski' (1998) and 'True Grit' (2010). In honor of the Oscar winner's birthday, Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at his life and career in photos. The movie was nominated for 10 Academy Awards including a nomination for Bridges … Jeff Bridges is in talks to star in Joel and Ethan Coen’s remake of True Grit for Paramount Pictures. Video, 00:03:59 Jeff Bridges on the remake of True Grit. True Grit (2010) 2010 Winner Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Crazy Heart (2009) 2001 Nominee Oscar: Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Contender (2000) 1985 Nominee Oscar: Best Actor in a Leading Role Starman (1984) 1975 Nominee Oscar: Best Actor in a Supporting Role Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) 1972 Nominee Oscar: Best Actor in a Supporting Role He won an Academy Award in 2010 for “Crazy Heart” and was most recently nominated for playing a grizzled lawman in “Hell or High Water.” The book is wonderful and it reads just like a Coen Brothers script.". Bridges, 70, who is best known for his role as a tipsy slacker in the Coen brothers' cult classic "The Big Lebowski," did not give much detail about his condition. Published. Love, Jeff — Jeff Bridges (@TheJeffBridges) October 20, 2020. "As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. Tied with Nicolas Cage for Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) and Meryl ... More. 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