Jeff Bridges shouted out one among his most iconic characters whereas accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award on the 2019 Golden Globes.
“If I’m fortunate I’ll be related to The Dude for the remainder of my life,” he stated, referencing his character from 1998’s The Big Lebowski after thanking the movie's writer-directors Joel and Ethan Cohen for creating the position.
The Cecil B. DeMille award, first offered in 1952, honors “excellent contributions to the world of leisure.” Last yeah, Oprah Winfrey grew to become the primary black girl to obtain the award.
During a light-hearted and meandering speech, Bridges in contrast his life and profession to that of a trim tab — a small characteristic on boats and airplanes that assists in controlling the route of the vessel. “I like to consider myself as trim tab, and all of us trim tabs," Bridges stated. "We might not seem to be we’re as much as the duty, however we’re. We’re alive! We could make a distinction. We can flip this ship in the best way we wish to go, towards love, towards making a wholesome planet for all of us.”
Chris Pine offered Bridges with the award. “His exceptional profession spans six many years. From his first look on display to his newest efficiency, Jeff has set a regular of excellence,” Pine stated. “He’s made eccentric characters actually iconic — and sure I’m speaking about El Duderino — and unusual characters extraordinary and noble.” Later, Pine added: “You are usually not solely a grasp craftsman but additionally a really sort and great gentleman.”
Bridges most just lately starred on this 12 months's Bad Times on the El Royale. He additionally produced, narrated and appeared on this 12 months's documentary Living within the Future's Past.
The Golden Globes are produced by Dick Clark Productions, a subsidiary of Valence Media, which additionally owns Billboard.