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Jeff Bridges Thanks Wife of 48 Years at Critics’ Choice Awards after She Begged Doctors to Save His Life

When he received the Critics’ Choice lifetime achievement award, famous actor Jeff Bridges gave a moving statement. John Goodman, his long-time friend and co-star in the film “The Big Lebowski,” presented him with the award and praised him for his friendship and commitment over the years.

Bridges praised his family for their love and support throughout the years after taking the award and hugging Goodman. He began his remarks by mentioning how special the day was because it was also his late father’s birthday. His father, Lloyd Bridges, was also credited with his accomplishment.

Bridges addressed the rest of his family after thanking his father for his support in his job decision. He praised his mother, saying she was the finest performer of them all, and thanked his brother, Beau Bridges, and sister, Cindy Bridges, for their help. Finally, he praised his devoted wife, Susan Geston:

“And I get to be supported by my gorgeous, incredibly brilliant wife, Sue. We’ve been married for 48 years. Isabelle, Jessie, and Haley are three lovely girls.”

The actor went on to thank everyone he’d worked with over the years, equating them to “small family” he’d had the honor of being a part of. He praised everyone who contributed to his achievement and stated that he owed them everything, including his detractors.

How did Jeff Bridges’ wife help him get through Thick and Thin?

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Bridges received the prize after finally recovering from a long battle with his health. Between 2020 and 2021, the actor received a double dose of terrible news. He was first diagnosed with lymphatic system cancer, which surprised him and his entire family.

Bridges and Geston have been there for each other since they started dating, giving support and counsel whenever the other failed.

Fortunately, the physicians discovered the sickness early on and devised a tough chemotherapy regimen that proved exceedingly beneficial. Unfortunately, he became infected with while receiving therapy. His recuperation was hampered by his illness, and his wife was concerned that he would not survive. She revealed:

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