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2010 Best Actor Academy Award-winner Jeff Bridges.
Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Jeff Bridges for finally getting his props with last night's win for "Crazy Heart"! He's now officially lost the title of "Most Underrated Actor of His Generation." In the spirit of Jeff's victory, we at The Interview thought it appropriate to share this article, which originally appeared in the July 1999 issue of Venice Magazine. Enjoy, and well-done, Jeff!
Jeff Bridges is arguably the most underrated great American actor since the late Robert Ryan. A performer of incredible range, whose myriad of characterizations over the past 30 years leave the filmgoer with a continued sense of awe and admiration, Bridges' refusal to fit a mold on-screen might be the very thing that has kept him from becoming a conventional movie star. It's also the thing that has kept his work so fascinating, and so brilliant.
- The Hollywood Interview.com
With an impressive career spanning 50 years, Jeff Bridges started out as a young whippersnapper on his dad's 1960s TV series, The Lloyd Bridges Show. Since then, he's starred in classics such as Tron, Bad Company, The Fabulous Baker Boys and The Last Picture Show, for which he was Oscar nominated. But he will continue to be best remembered for his iconic turn as The Dude in the Coen Brothers' The Big Lebowski. This month, Bridges received his fifth Oscar nomination for Scott Cooper's Crazy Heart. He stars as down-on-his-luck country singer "Bad" Blake and is favourite to take home »
2 items from 2010
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