Jeff Bridges He was diagnosed with lymphoma and began treatment against “severe disease”.
The 70-year-old Hollywood actor has starred in films including The Big Lepowski, Crazy Heart and Drew Grid, who promised to start treatment and refresh fans.
He said the forecast was “good” and that he was “deeply grateful” for the support he had received so far.
Announcing the diagnosis on social media, Oscar-winning Jeff mentioned one of his most popular characters: “As Dude says .. the new S *** has come to light, I have been diagnosed with lymphoma.”
He continued: “Although it is a serious illness, I think I am lucky to have a good doctor and the prognosis is good.
“I will start treatment and post you on my recovery.”
“I am so grateful for the love and support of my family and friends. Thank you for your prayers and greetings.”
Jeff ended the message by urging fans to vote in the presidential election: “Because we’re all together. Love, Jeff.”
Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph nodes, and if it is diagnosed early, the five-year survival rate is 92%.
Fans and celebrities loved Bridges well following the diagnosis.
Actress Patricia Arquette said: “Sending love and kindness to you and your family.”
Comedian Kathy Griffin tweeted: “Jeff sends you the desire and hope that you will get everything you need and anything you want.”
George Treky of Star Trek said: “You ‘re a fighter, you can beat this.”
Born into a major show business family in Los Angeles in 1949, Jeff seems to have always wanted to be a Hollywood superstar.
His father was actress Lloyd Bridges and his mother was actress Dorothy Bridges.
Jeff won both the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe in 2010 for his performance as Odyssey ‘Bad’ Blake in Crazy Heart.
In the 1998 cult classic The Big Lepowski he calls middle-aged Jeffrey ‘The Dude’ Lepowski.
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