Entertainment Movies Jeff Bridges and Wife Susan's Sweetest Photos Through the Years The couple met in 1975, and recently celebrated their 45th anniversary. Look back on their love story as the actor turns 73 By Sophie Dodd Updated on December 4, 2022 11:55 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 20 Love of a Lifetime Jeff Lipsky "We love each other, but we really like each other. I was 21 when we met. We were kids. And we still feel like kids," Susan Bridges told PEOPLE in 2022. She and Jeff met while the actor was filming Rancho Deluxe in 1975, and the rest is history. They wed two years later, and The Big Lebowski star say they're still in the honeymoon phase. "We don't have to do much. Just being in the same vicinity feels wonderful," Jeff added. 02 of 20 My Guy Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection/Getty Groovy! The sweethearts smile in this 1977 shot, the year they got married. 03 of 20 All Dressed Up Getty The newlyweds made for a handsome couple at a formal event in 1978. 04 of 20 Bringing Out the Best in Each Other Getty Susan lights up with a laugh at the 1980 premiere of Heaven's Gate in New York City. 05 of 20 Philanthropic Pair Getty Jeff and Susan at a Los Angeles event to end world hunger in 1981. "What I'm most proud of is what my fame has allowed me to do to make a difference," The Old Man star told PEOPLE, pointing to his work with nonprofit No Kid Hungry and environmentalist Paul Hawken. 06 of 20 So Close Getty The lovebirds lean in at Variety Club's Big Heart Awards in 1986. 07 of 20 Cute Couple Getty Jeff and Susan give the same confident gaze during a visit to MGM Studios in 1986. 08 of 20 Movies with You Getty The couple snuggle up for a photo at the 1987 premiere of Empire in the Sun. 09 of 20 Lean on Me Getty Jeff has his arm around Susan as they walk into the 1988 memorial service for Hal Ashby, whom the actor collaborated with on 8 Million Ways to Die two years before. 10 of 20 Love of a Lifetime Getty Always hand in hand, the couple attends an ACLU dinner in 1986. 11 of 20 Just Us Getty The philanthropic pair poses at 5th Annual California Fashion Industry Friends of Aids Project Benefit honoring Gianni Versace in 1991. 12 of 20 Bridges, Party of Five Getty Jeff and Susan smile alongside their daughter Isabelle and the actor's parents Dorothy and Lloyd at the 1st Annual Spago Christmas Party for Toys for Totskis Russian Airlift. 13 of 20 Everybody In Getty Red carpet crew! The parents pose with daughters Isabelle, Jessie and friends at the 1999 premiere of Jeff's movie Arlington Road. 14 of 20 Date Night Getty Jeff and Susan ooze Hollywood glamour in classic black at the Academy Awards in 2001. 15 of 20 Family Affair Getty The parents pose with two of their three daughters at the 2003 world premiere of Seabiscuit. 16 of 20 True Love Getty Jeff – experimenting with a man bun! – looks at his wife with adoration at the 20th Annual Independent Spirit Awards, where he was nominated for best male lead for The Door in the Floor. 17 of 20 Great Genes Steve Granitz/WireImage The proud parents pose at the 2011 Oscars with (from left) daughters Hayley, Jessie and Isabelle and her husband, Brandon Boesch. 18 of 20 Forever Date ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty What's more classic than a red gown and black tux? These two, of course! The pair get together in pitch-perfect style at the Oscars in 2017. 19 of 20 Lady in Red Susan Geston Bridges and Jeff Bridges. Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock Jeff and Susan beam at the premiere of his film Bad Times at The El Royale in 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. 20 of 20 Happily Ever After So cute! Jeff and Susan are arguably the most adorable couple on the Golden Globes red carpet in 2019.