It seems typical of Bridges that he should have embraced all this in good part, sometimes turning up in person, naturally wearing his jelly shoes. The water is You can hear your blood going around your body. And sometimes we take these thoughts so damn seriously and we run with them. In the isolation tank I remember thinking, well, this is kind of interesting… John was in that funny jumpsuit… am I imagining it, or did he have breasts? And then, of course, getting out, all this wonderful stimulus comes flooding in.
Under his instruction, Bridges joined a killer whale in its tank at Marineland near LA, and put his head in its mouth. Bridges does not explain why. But it made a lot of sense. He meditates most mornings. It was just bugging me.
Making any film, he said, there are two conflicting emotions at work: You succeed, but now where are you gonna go from there? The next thing you have to do is jump off.
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The reason it was so good was because it came from nowhere, and getting back to that empty space is very, very difficult. Turning 60, he said, had brought him a keener awareness of his own mortality. Bridges co-founded the charity No Kid Hungry in , which this year launched a campaign to end childhood hunger in America by But here we allow it to happen. Bridges prefers to keep his distance from Hollywood.
He moved his family to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles following the big earthquake in He has enjoyed that rarest of things in Hollywood: He met his wife, Susan, in when he was filming Rancho Deluxe in Montana — she was working at the dude ranch where the film was shot. After three months, Susan moved into the house where Bridges was then living in Malibu, but he continued to prevaricate over marriage.
They finally married in But then the longer it goes on, you find the better it gets. He and Susan have developed a particular ritual for such moments: And then she does the same thing for me. And that might scratch the edge, or it might not. Basically just talking to each other. They have three daughters. Hayley, 24, is studying to be a designer. He has a recording studio at his home in Montana, and in released an album of his own compositions, Be Here Soon — delightfully shambling folk-rock, with harmony vocals by David Crosby.
He has recently been performing in a revue featuring Burnett, Elvis Costello and Elton John, and is planning a second album. Photography is another passion. As a boy, Bridges developed a fascination for the Wide-Lux camera, which pans nearly degrees. After his wife gave him one for a wedding present he began taking photographs on the set of films he was working on, assembling a series of albums, which he would distribute to cast and crew as mementos. A compilation of these were published under the title Pictures in He has continued to post his photographs on his website, but doing the book, he said, 'I felt like I hatched my egg.
The girl from the film company had appeared at the door. There were more interviews to be done. Bridges stopped, and studied it carefully. We shook hands and parted. But the next day, I happened upon Bridges again. I was walking on the beach, before checking out of my hotel, and there he was, surrounded by a camera crew — a cameraman, people with baffles, clipboards, make-up — some sort of documentary or a promotional film, it seemed.
Bridges looked momentarily unsettled to see me there, as if I had somehow strayed off-schedule. I walked up the steps, and watched from the road. The shot called for Bridges to stroll along the beach, the Pacific Ocean behind him — a man at one with nature, enjoying a moment of solitary reflection. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter , and has been seen in mostly character roles, often His parents were from Texas, where Cooper was raised.
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