Jeff Bridges wins best actor Oscar

Jeff Bridges invokes ‘The Dude’ after best actor Oscar win for role in “Crazy Heart” The Dude finally has an Oscar. Jeff Bridges, the affable and well-liked star of “Crazy Heart,” won the best actor Academy Award Sunday night, an honor that has eluded him four times before. His first nomination came nearly 40 years ago in 1971. Once onstage …

Jeff Bridges wins best actor Oscar in “Crazy Heart”

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Jeff Bridges won a best actor Oscar on Sunday, his first ever Academy Award, for his role in “Crazy Heart” as a drunken country singer who finds redemption. Bridges, the brother of Beau Bridges and the son of screen star Lloyd Bridges, was previously nominated for an Oscar four times but had never walked away with the …