Jeff Bridges fell in love with a young waitress and took her property surfing on their first date.

There’s a reason Jeff Bridges is regarded as one of Hollywood’s most beloved and respected actors.

He has not only kept his relevance in a competitive, ever-changing industry, but he has also kept his principles intact.

If you’re a Bridges fan, you’re probably well aware of his recent battle with cancer, from which he thankfully survived, but there’s a lot more to his tale that you may not be aware of.

Bridges’ love story seemed to have been plucked from a Hollywood script. And it all started with a series of unplanned events that occurred many years ago while he was filming a movie in Paradise Valley, Montana.