Jeff Bridges has lymphatic cancer. The prognosis is good, said the actor and promised to keep his fans up to date.
“The Big Lebowski” star Jeff Bridges (70) has cancer of the lymph glands. The Oscar winner wrote on Twitter: “I have been diagnosed with lymphoma. Although it is a serious illness, I am fortunate to have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. I will start treatment and will let you know about my recovery process on the Keep me up to date.”
In another tweet, Bridges stated, “I am deeply grateful for the love and support from my family and friends. Thank you very much for your prayers and well-being.” In addition, he called on Americans to vote in the post. The Hollywood star did not write what type of lymphoma he was diagnosed with.
One Oscar win and six other nominations
Bridges has appeared in over 50 major Hollywood productions, including “Starman”, “Iron Man” and “The Big Lebowski” – his role in the film earned him international cult status. In 2010 he won the Oscar for best leading actor for his performance in “Crazy Heart”. He was also nominated for a golden boy six times.