Jeff Bridges poses for a portrait in New York in 2014.
Bridges, seen on the left as a young boy, plays in the sand with his family. Bridges was born in Los Angeles in 1949. Both of his parents, Lloyd and Dorothy, were actors. His older brother, Beau, also became an actor.
Bridges’ first major role came in the 1971 movie “The Last Picture Show,” and he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Bridges, center, looks over George Kennedy, left, and Clint Eastwood during the 1974 film “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.” Bridges’ performance in the movie earned him another Oscar nomination.
Bridges, center, arrives with his family to the Academy Awards in 1975. His father has his arm around him. At left is his brother, Beau.
Bridges stars with Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1976’s “Stay Hungry.”
Bridges, left, takes a photo with his brother and his father during his sister Cindy’s wedding in 1979.
The Bridges brothers pose with Michelle Pfeiffer on the set of “The Fabulous Baker Boys” (1989).
Bridges and his wife, Susan, have been married since 1977. They have three daughters.
Bridges’ character carries a baby in the 1993 film “Fearless.”
Bridges and his dad point to each other’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994.
Bridges appears in a scene from “The Big Lebowski” along with John Goodman, center, and Steve Buscemi in 1998.
Bridges and actress Julianne Moore attend a party at the “The Big Lebowski” premiere in New York.
Bridges poses with his wife and two of his daughters at the Los Angeles premiere of the 2003 movie “Seabiscuit.”
Bridges attends a cocktail party celebrating the launch of his photo book “Pictures” in 2004. He had been an amateur photographer going back to his high-school days.
Bridges, seated second from left, poses with various members of his family in 2006. Seated with Bridges, from left, are his wife, Susan; his mother, Dorothy; and his nephew Dylan. Bridges’ brother, Beau, is second from left behind him, and his sister, Cindy, is fourth from left.
Bridges arrives at the Toronto premiere of “The Men Who Stare at Goats” in 2009.
Bridges holds up the best actor Oscar that he won in 2010 for his role in “Crazy Heart.”
Bridges walks the red carpet at the “True Grit” premiere in Berlin in 2011.
Bridges poses with elementary school students in Los Angeles at the launch of the “No Kid Hungry” campaign in 2011. In 1983, Bridges founded the End Hunger Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding children around the world.
In addition to acting and photography, Bridges also has a passion for music. Here, he performs with his band, the Abiders, in 2014.
Bridges appears on an episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in 2017.
Bridges has a laugh with Yoko Ono and Ringo Starr as they attend the launch of Come Together NYC in 2018.
Bridges greets guests at The Late Late Show with James Corden in October 2018.
Bridges holds his Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles in January 2019.
Bridges speaks on a stage during Lebowski Fest at The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles in April 2019.