The Finger

We all know Jeff Bridges from his legendary performance as ‘The Dude’ in the 1998 Coen brothers classic ‘The Big Lebowski’. Reading the interview he did with Marc O’Polo, the German brand of which he is now ‘the face’ with Amber Valetta, it appears that Jeff Bridges the actor and “the Dude” Lebowski are not that different. Like Lebowski, Jeff Bridges is laid-back, relaxed, true to himself and he simply goes with the flow. Jeff Bridges even wrote a book with his long time friend and buddhist teacher, Bernie Glassman, called ‘The Dude and the Zen master’.

However, that was not the last time Bridges felt closely related to one of his characters. One of my favourite films of Jeff Bridges is ‘Crazy Heart’, the film for which he won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2009, and according to Bridges, it was one of his favourite projects because he…

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