Jeff Bridges tweeted that he had been diagnosed with Lymphoma on Monday October 20, 2020. He said, “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. I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.” He also acknowledged with gratitude the love, support, prayers and well wishes of family and friends. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Lymphoma is a general term for cancers that start in the lymph system (the tissues and organs that produce, store, and carry white blood cells that fight infections).
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Jeff Bridges began his career acting with his father Lloyd Bridges and his brother Beau Bridges in the television series “Sea Hunt”. Jeff Bridges career spreads across six decades of cinematic glory. This “Iron Man” is an actor, a singer, a composer and a producer. Here’s hoping that “Hell or High Water” doesn’t stop Jeff Bridges as he fights against this cruel disease and recovers to reach greater acting heights in future. The acclaimed actor showed “True Grit” as he reminded Americans to vote, before he began treatment.