Actor Jeff Bridges reveals Lymphoma diagnosis

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Actor Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with Lymphoma.

The 70-year-old shared the news via Twitter late Monday.

Bridges is known for a number of films, including "True Grit," "Tron" and perhaps his most famous role in "The Big Lebowski." He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for 2009’s "Crazy Heart," receiving several other nominations and accolades along the way.

Actor Jeff Bridges poses with the Male Actor In A Leading Role award for 'Crazy Heart' in the press room at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 23, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
Actor Jeff Bridges poses with the Male Actor In A Leading Role award for 'Crazy Heart' in the press room at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 23, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Photo credit Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

"I’m profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends," Bridges tweeted. He also used the platform to encourage supporters to vote in the upcoming presidential election.

The Los Angeles native is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges. His brother, Beau Bridges, is also an award-winning actor and director.

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