Bridges is known from roles in films like Crazy Heart, The Big Lebowski, True Grit, and Hell Or High Water. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization behind the Globes, praises his extensive career and his charity work.
The American actor has been a regular Globe, for best male lead, on his mantelpiece. He got that award in 2009 for his role in Crazy Heart.
The Cecil B. DeMille Award is presented annually to someone who is an ’extraordinary contribution’ to the entertainment business. Previous recipients include Walt Disney, Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Doris Day, and Robin Williams.
Won last year, Oprah Winfrey is awarded the oeuvre prize. She has garnered with her speech at the award ceremony admiration and praise. Many viewers were so impressed that they in her a future presidential candidate saw.