Bridges acknowledged the seriousness of the disease, but said he felt fortunate to have a "great team of doctors" and that "the prognosis is good". He has just started his treatment, and promises to keep everyone updated on his recovery. "Thank you for your prayers and well wishes", he tweeted.
"I'm sure one of the only things we could ALL agree on as a planet is that we ALL wish you well Jeff Bridges. sending you positive vibes man", Sean Maguire posted. At 70 years old, Jeff Bridges is quite the accomplished actor, and an Oscar victor.
In a joint statement, Hulu, FX and Touchstone Pictures said Bridges has their full support as he undergoes treatment. "Because we are all in this together. vote.org. Love, Jeff".
"I'm profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends", Bridges added.
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 13: Jeff Bridges visits "Extra" at Burbank Studios on December 13, 2019 in Burbank, California. Bridges is an impressive seven time Oscar nominee and one time victor, for 2010's Crazy Heart. His role as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a White Russian-drinking slacker and bowler, in the 1998 film "The Big Lebowski" has remained a cultural phenomenon for more than 20 years.