Jeff Bridges Quote

I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film.

Jeff Bridges

I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film.

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About Jeff Bridges

Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor. He is known for his leading man roles in film and television. In a career spanning over seven decades he has received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award in addition to nominations for three BAFTA Awards. In 2019 he was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Born into a prominent acting family, Bridges appeared on the television series Sea Hunt (1958–1960) alongside his father Lloyd and brother Beau. He gained fame for his roles in the dramas The Last Picture Show (1971) and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), which also earned him nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. As a leading man, he starred in the adventure film King Kong (1976); science fiction films Tron (1982) and Starman (1984), gaining a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the latter; thrillers Jagged Edge (1985) and The Morning After (1986); and dramas The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), The Fisher King (1991) and The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996).
Bridges starred in the leading role of The Big Lebowski (1998), followed by several big-budget films: The Contender (2000), Seabiscuit (2003), Iron Man (2008), and Tron: Legacy (2010). Bridges received several Oscar nominations, including for The Contender and True Grit (2010). He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as an alcoholic singer in Crazy Heart (2009). Bridges earned Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for his roles in the HBO film A Dog Year (2009), and the Hulu series The Old Man (2022).