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Catch the multi faceted Jeff Bridge on Inside the Actors Studio this Sunday at 7:00pm

MUMBAI: He got cast in a film when he was an infant and has not looked back ever since. He has performed in over 60 films and received several nominations in Academy awards, Golden Satellite, Screen Actor's Guild, and The Golden Globe. His peers have saluted him with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

But Jeff Bridges is much more than just an actor. He has several talents and pursues them with equal passion. To put it in his words, “I don't think I ever went down that movie star path. I always enjoy taking a 90-degree turn from the last thing I did."

Read below to catch some interesting Trivia about this American actor…

He is the son of Lloyd Bridges, the brother of Beau Bridges and the uncle of Jordan Bridges, who are all successful actors

Although he and his father Lloyd Bridges appeared in six different productions together, they never played father and son

In his off time while on sets, he is known to document the filmmaking process by photographing fellow actors and on-set staff with a panoramic camera. He has published many of these photographs online and in print titled "Pictures"

Bridges is also a cartoonist. Some of his "doodles" have appeared in various films, such as K-PAX and The Door in the Floor.He incorporates his drawings on his web site, notable because it is almost completely hand-written and drawn art—not typed

He loves playing the guitar and indulges in music at every opportunity he gets

He married Susan Geston on June 5, 1977 after meeting her on the sets of Rancho Deluxe in 1975. The couple have 3 daughters, Isabelle , Jessica ,and Hayley

At the age of 17, he was addicted to marijuana. His parents contacted a group called Developing Adolescents Without Narcotics, which put Bridges through an "intervention" to kick his habit

He is a big fan of the Beach Boys and Brian Wilson, former lead singer/song writer for the group.

Before Bridges went to school, he served in the United States Coast Guard.

Meet the very talented Jeff Bridges in a discussion with James Lipton on Inside the Actors Studio this Sunday at 7:00 pm on PIX.

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