A cat playing a theremin:
...much of Bridges' roles are inspired by his bedroom closet. When he does accept a role, his first step is to rifle through his clothes, looking for attire his character might wear and donning them for weeks before shooting begins.Be sure to click the link to some of his pictures.
...if it's a pot-smoking, White Russian-swilling, jobless, slacker bowling junkie, as he played in the Coen brothers' 1998 comedy The Big Lebowski, it's time to pull out his ratty T-shirt, thrift-shop shorts and Jellies sandals. Nearly all of the Dude's wardrobe came from Bridges' personal stash.
"That role was pretty easy to get into," he says, grinning and easing into a couch after some herbal tea and a croissant. "Really, I'm a pretty lazy guy. It's a lot easier for me to turn down a role than take it."