"Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Jeff Bridges on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Jeff Bridges on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Jeff Bridges on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Jeff Bridges on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Jeff Bridges on Friedrich Nietzsche
"One of the tough things about being an actor, probably the hardest thing, is getting your foot in the door, and my father handled that for me at a very early age."
"Any role that big is going to be a challenge for any actor, but for an actor of a young age, it's going to be even tougher."
"For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad."
"I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film."
"I'm very much into the costuming of any character that I portray and it's one of the great things about making movies is it's a collaborative art form so you get all these artists who are looking specifically about for this instance your character's costume and what that might tell about your character."