Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges, actor, painter, photographer, has released his first album, Be Here Soon.

Q. At age 13, you were on The Lloyd Bridges Show. How did you land the part?

A. Whenever there was a part for a kid, Dad would say, "Do you want to get out of school for the day?"

Q. As a teenager, you and Beau would drive to supermarket parking lots, stage a fight to attract a crowd and recite scenes from Catcher in the Rye. Mark David Chapman wasn't that messed up.

A. I'm thinking about doing that now and hawking my records that way....

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