Jeff Bridges to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes


Jeff Bridges will be honored with the 2019 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, taking place on January 6.

Bridges’ multifaceted career includes the cult classic The Big Lebowski. His first Golden Globe nomination came in 1984 for best actor in Starman. He received his second Golden Globe nomination for his performance in The Fisher King. In 2001, he landed another Golden Globe nomination for his role in The Contender. He was also nominated for Hell or High Water.

“The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is delighted to bestow the 2019 Cecil B. DeMille Award on Jeff Bridges,” said HFPA President Meher Tatna stated. “Bridges’ brilliant body of work across diverse genres has captured the hearts and minds of audiences worldwide for more than six decades. We look forward to celebrating ‘the Dude’ and his remarkable career and philanthropic achievements at the upcoming Golden Globe Awards.”

Bridges joins a roster of past Cecil B. DeMille honorees that includes George Clooney, Robert De Niro, Audrey Hepburn, Harrison Ford, Jodie Foster, Sophia Loren, Sidney Poitier, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Barbra Streisand, Denzel Washington, Robin Williams and Oprah Winfrey.