Q: The book was already made into a 1969 film. "I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. The next year, he was nominated again for True Grit and most recently in 2017 for Hell or High Water . Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in “Starman,” “True Grit,” “The Last Picture Show” and many other films. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in “Starman,” “True Grit,” “The Last Picture Show” and many other films. The great Jeff Bridges turns 71 on Dec. 4, 2020. 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. Talking ‘True Grit’ and Jeff Bridges With the Coen Brothers. 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 A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. They said 'no.' 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." Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a … “Rooster” Cogburn in 2010’s True Grit, for which he received an Oscar nomination. Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. 4 January 2011. 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. On his fifth nomination, for Crazy Heart in 2009, he finally won an Oscar. WASHINGTON - US film star Jeff Bridges announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a form of cancer that starts in the body's infection-fighting cells called lymphocytes. To be communicating like that with another species — it's a wonderful team that you develop.". Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer. LOS ANGELES — Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. On his fifth nomination, for Crazy Heart in 2009, he finally won an Oscar. Jeff Has Seven Oscar Nominations. Jeff Bridges is in talks to star in Joel and Ethan Coen’s remake of True Grit for Paramount Pictures. 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. ", A: "Rather than taking those times of tightness as a reason to call it quits, you look at it as an opportunity to get a little deeper, to find more about each other. True Grit: Actor Jeff Bridges announces he’s fighting lymphoma. Q: You come from an acting family. “True Grit” was always a longshot for the top prizes, such as best picture, actor and director, in part because star Jeff Bridges won last year for “Crazy Heart” … What's the secret to your marriage? A: "To be intimate with somebody, to know somebody deeply, that's the object of the game in a way. 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." 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.” Photo: Paramount Pictures Jeff Bridges takes over John Wayne's eyepatch as the Coens go west for an impressive and Oscar ... @PeterBradshaw1. "True Grit," first adapted in a 1969 film that won John Wayne an Oscar as Cogburn, is based on Charles Portis' novel about a 14-year-old girl (newcomer Hailee Steinfeld) who teams with Cogburn and a Texas ranger (Matt Damon) to avenge her father's death. Bridges received an Oscar nomination for his performance, but had less of that mythic baggage Wayne carried for much of his career. True Grit is a 2010 film directed and written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, also known as the Coen Brothers. Q: You and your wife Susan have been married 13 years. And I hadn't, so I did. Look that over. A: "I was curious. ", The film, due out in theaters on Wednesday, shows off Bridges' acting chops in the role of drunken U.S. His other memorable films include Tron, The Fisher King, The Big Lebowski, Fearless, Fat City, Bad Company, King Kong, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, American Heart, Seabiscuit , and Iron Man , among others. 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. Bridges won an Oscar in 2010 for "Crazy Heart." 8th place. Bridges sat down with Reuters to talk about the film and how his career has changed since his Oscar win. Tied with Nicolas Cage for Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) and Meryl Streep for Julie & Julia (2009). Do you ride? A: "I don't know how, but his portrayal is not something I would refer to as I'm studying my lines. My girls are all out of the house now, in their mid 20s, on their own career paths. For artistic excellence by illuminating issues of great social and political importance. But whether I hit the target or not — that was some movie magic.". Thu 10 Feb 2011 09.59 EST. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in “Starman,” “True Grit,” “The Last Picture Show” and many other films. 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. How has your career changed since then? He said: 'Yes? 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… Acclaimed actor Jeff Bridges is best known for his performances in films such as 'The Big Lebowski' (1998) and 'True Grit' (2010). He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Otis “Bad” Blake in the ... Jeff Bridges, “True Grit,” 2010. 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. With Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin. But they said, 'We aren't remaking the movie, we are making a movie of the book 'True Grit' by Charles Portis. 8th place. Q: Your character is a pretty good gun slinger. The more times you survive, the more unbreakable you are. 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. (Perhaps that explains the Duke's swagger.) 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. Bridges is a seven-time Oscar nominee known for his roles in Starman, True Grit, The Last Picture Show and many other films. I could see why they wanted to make this movie. Wayne won an Oscar for his performance and the film grossed $14.25m (at least £100m today) in the US – some consolation, perhaps, for Darby as she reads the glowing plaudits for the new True Grit. ". He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Otis “Bad” Blake in the latter. Q: You won your first Oscar in February for playing alcoholic singer Bad Blake in "Crazy Heart." By Will Lawrence 28 January 2011 • 07:00 am Jeff Bridges in the Coen brothers' True Grit (2010) Jeff is best known for his roles in The Big Lebowski, Crazy Heart, Starman, True Grit, The Last Picture Show, … I've just cut the basic tracks for an album with T-Bone Burnett (who wrote "The Weary Kind" from 'Crazy Heart'). He won an Academy Award … True Grit is a 2010 film directed and written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, also known as the Coen Brothers. He won an Academy Award in 2010 for Crazy Heart … Q: Did you do the same for your three daughters? 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. ... Jeff Bridges on the remake of True Grit. The next year, he was nominated again for True Grit and most recently in 2017 for Hell or High Water . Legendary Hollywood actor Jeff Bridges has announced that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma- a type of cancer. The actor channeled his The Dude character from … The 70-year-old actor made a social media statement. Jeff Bridges pens a thank you note for fans, says cancer is making him appreciate his mortality. 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 . A: "I love riding. His other memorable films include Tron, The Fisher King, The Big Lebowski, Fearless, Fat City, Bad Company, King Kong, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, American Heart, Seabiscuit , and Iron Man , among others. A few years ago they were wondering what they should do. Of course, Jeff Bridges also donned the eye-patch in Joel and Ethan Coen's 2010 remake. 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 … I took it as a totally fresh thing. 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