Actor | Soundtrack | Producer
Turned down the lead role of 'Jack Cates' in 48 Hrs. (1982), because he didn't want to do a simple cop movie. The role went to Nick Nolte. Bridges later worked with the director Walter Hill in Wild Bill (1995).
My father [Lloyd Bridges] encouraged his kids to go into showbiz, not because he wanted to live vicariously through them, but because he dug it so much. Growing up there was like a mild competition with my father and my brother, not so much maybe in...
Regularly has played "everyman" type roles up against considerable adversity, especially in his more dramatic roles
Jeffrey Leon Bridges
Los Angeles, California, USA
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