Oct 20 (Reuters) – Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges, identified for his function within the 1998 movie “The Huge Lebowski,” has been identified with lymphoma, the actor introduced on Monday night.
Bridges used the signature voice of his character The Dude from the cult-classic movie to reveal his situation, tweeting: “Because the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to gentle.”
Because the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to gentle.
I’ve been identified with Lymphoma. Though it’s a severe illness, I really feel lucky that I’ve an important group of docs and the prognosis is nice.
I’m beginning therapy and can hold you posted on my restoration.
— Jeff Bridges (@TheJeffBridges) October 20, 2020
Bridges, 70, stated he’s beginning therapy for the situation and that the “prognosis is nice.”
The actor is a seven-time Oscar nominee, successful the award in 2010 for his function as a rustic musician in “Loopy Coronary heart.”
A veteran of the business and from a distinguished Hollywood household, Bridges is understood for his laid-back persona and has acted in critically acclaimed films reminiscent of “Starman,” “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot,” “The Fisher King,” and the Coen brothers’ remake of “True Grit.” He has additionally appeared in commercially profitable movies like the primary installment of the Marvel franchise “Iron Man.”
The actor thanked his well-wishers and promised to maintain everybody posted on his restoration.
(Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Modifying by Tom Hogue)