Pictures of the handsome young Jeff Bridges give a look at the son of Lloyd Bridges when he was just a child and as he grew up into a well-respected actor. Well before he was appearing in films like The Big Lebowski and Crazy Heart, Bridges was growing up in Los Angeles, California, where he was a child actor. Check out these photos of Jeff Bridges as a child, teenager and young adult.
Bridges has starred in an impressive list of films, including True Grit, Tron, The Contender, Against All Odds, Seabiscuit, Arlington Road, The Giver, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Starman and The Fisher King. For his outstanding performance in the 2009 film Crazy Heart, he received the Academy Award for Best Actor, the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. Bridges starred in The Last Picture Show in 1972 and won an Academy Award for Best Actor making him one of the youngest actors in history to be nominated for the award.
Bridges is also a talented musician who studied piano and guitar as a child. He starred with Kris Kristofferson in the 1980 film Heaven’s Gate, and he frequently played guitar with his co-star in-between takes.But what did Jeff Bridges look like when he was young and growing up in one of the most famous families in Hollywood? Browse these photos of the young actor to find out!
Young Jeff Bridges Playing the PianoPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
Young Jeff Bridges as a Child ActorPhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation License
Young Jeff Bridges High School PhotoPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
Young Jeff Bridges in a High School Letter JacketPhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation License