The 70-year-old actor says the prognosis is good.
Jeff Bridges, who played the Dude in The Big Lebowski, was diagnosed with cancer.
The actor announced this on October 20 on his Twitter page. At the same time, Jeff did not forget to mention his famous character.
As Dude would say: this shit turned up here … I was diagnosed with lymphoma. Although this is a serious medical condition, I am lucky to have an excellent medical team and a good prognosis. I am starting treatment and will keep you informed of my recovery,
– wrote 70-year-old Jeff.
Later, he expressed gratitude to everyone who supports him and worries about his health. And, using the attention of the audience, he reminded subscribers of the need to go to the November presidential elections.
I am deeply grateful for the love and support of my family and friends. Thanks for your prayers and good wishes. And while you’re here, please don’t forget to vote. Because we are all together. Love Jeff
– wrote Bridges.
Prior to his diagnosis, Jeff starred in FX’s The Old Man, in which he plays a retired CIA agent. Channel officials said they support Bridges and his family during this difficult time.
We wish him a speedy recovery. Jeff, we’re all with you
– said the representative of the channel.