Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Jeff Bridges

Age: 60
Occupation: Actor
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 0

Bridges has won over critics and audiences alike in a variety of roles since beginning his film career in the early 1970s. Twelve years after attaining cult status as the Dude in the Coen brothers' classic The Big Lebowski, he finally hit Oscar gold this year, winning his first Academy Award for his moving portrayal of down-and-out country singer Bad Blake in Crazy Heart.