Jeffrey Leon Bridges is an American actor, singer, and producer. He comes from a prominent acting family and appeared on the television series Sea Hunt with his father Lloyd Bridges and brother Beau Bridges. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2009 film Crazy Heart and earned Academy Award nominations for his roles in six other films.Early lifeJeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949, in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and actress and writer Dorothy Bridges . His older brother Beau Bridges is also an actor. He has a younger sister Lucinda, and had another brother named Garrett who died of sudden infant death syndrome in 1948. His maternal grandfather was an immigrant from Liverpool in England.Bridges and his siblings were raised in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles.