An actor who grew up in a famous family and went on to play iconic roles on the big screen will be honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The organization announced today that Jeff Bridges will receive the Cecil B. deMille Award at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
The ceremony will air live coast to coast on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 6.
Bridges is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and actress and poet Dorothy Bridges, and the brother of actor and director Beau Bridges. Jeff Bridges has played everything from “the Dude” in “The Big Lebowski” to the president of the United States in “The Contender.”
He won an Oscar in 2010 for his lead role in “Crazy Heart,” one of seven Academy Award nominations for Bridges. He also won a Golden Globe for the role, and received an Emmy nomination the same year for “A Dog Year.”
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