” The problem with the designated driver programme, it’s not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At then end of the night drop them off at the wrong house. “


” I had years of partying, and I was kind of surprised and happy I survived it all. Now, being a parent, I look back on it thinking, Oh God, the things you did! “


” Nowadays, in the contract that actors sign, you have to agree that you’re going to do a certain amount of publicity-the hard part they don’t pay you for. “


” Sure, I get the blues. But what I try to do, is apply joy to the blues, you know? I don’t know if it’s a technique, or just being bent that way, being raised by the folks I was raised by. “


” Making films is sort of like you’re pulling off a magic trick. It’s sort of like an illusion. It’s not real but you want it to appear real, and all kinds of things go into that, from the clothes you’re wearing to the make-up, to the light. “


” What are the aspects of yourself that line up with the character? You magnify those, and the ones that don’t match up you kind of kick to the curb. “


” 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. “


” A large part of acting is just pretending. You get to work with these other great make-believers, all making believe as hard as they can. “


” My wife, whenever I’d go off to work and I’d be kind of anxious, she’ll say, ‘Remember, have fun.’ Oh, I forgot, thanks for the reminder. Because sometimes we do forget. We take it all too seriously and there’s a lot of joy to be had wherever you are. “



All 9 Jeff Bridges Quotes about You in picture


The problem with the designated driver programme, it
I had years of partying, and I was kind of surprised and happy I survived it all. Now, being a parent, I look back on it thinking, Oh God, the things you did!


Nowadays, in the contract that actors sign, you have to agree that you
Sure, I get the blues. But what I try to do, is apply joy to the blues, you know? I don
Making films is sort of like you
What are the aspects of yourself that line up with the character? You magnify those, and the ones that don
For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don
A large part of acting is just pretending. You get to work with these other great make-believers, all making believe as hard as they can.
My wife, whenever I
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