On Monday night, referring to the character from “The Big Lebowski”, he wrote on Twitter: “As Dude would say, a new shit has appeared. I was diagnosed with lymphoma. Although it is a serious illness, I am lucky to have a wonderful team of doctors and the prognosis is good. I will start the treatment and keep you up to date with my recovery “.

Bridges, 70 years old, did not give more details, and in another message he urged his followers to go to the polls in the presidential elections, writes news.ro.

Born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, Jeff Bridges has been nominated for seven Oscars in his career. He won the American Film Academy Trophy for his lead role in “Crazy Heart.” His films include “The Last Picture Show” (1971), “Star Man” (1984) and “Hell or High Water” (2016).

He is best known for his role as Dude in “The Big Lebowski”, a film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and can be seen in films such as “The Fabulous Baker Boys”, “The Fisher King” and the first “Iron Man”.