Book (foreword/co-author) : I'm a Lebowski You're a Lebowski. London: Canongate Books Ltd. ISBN 1841959391
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on deciding to do The Big Lebowski
(1998)] When I was offered the part of The Dude in "The Big Lebowski", I went through a big thing in my head worrying if this was going to be a bad example for my girls. The guy was kind of an anti-hero, a pot-smoking, slacker kind of guy, and I was really racking my brain about it. I always want to feel free to play any role, a despicable guy or a good guy -- ...
Refers to the art of acting as using his "pretend-muscle".
Often plays very relaxed and mellow characters