Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma. Sharing the news, the actor on Monday (October 20) assured his fans that he is grateful for a good team of doctors.
“As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good,” Bridges said, referring to his famous character from the film ‘The Big Lebowski‘.
A seven-time Oscar nominee, this Hollywood veteran has starred in more than 70 films in a time span of six decades. He was honored with an Oscar in 2009 for his film ‘Crazy Heart‘ and he was recently honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in recognition of his body of work at 2019 Golden Globe Award.
Bridges’ cancer announcement received an overwhelming response with fans showing support and sending well wishes from all over the world.
Jeff Bridges was working on The Old Man which is an action drama series set to release next year.
We wish Bridges a speedy recovery!
( Contributed by Pranjal Sharma)