What is The Big Lebowski first name?

Jeffrey LebowskiJeffrey Lebowski, but the ultra-relaxed California hipster at the center of the film The Big Lebowski calls himself simply the Dude.

Why is he called The Big Lebowski?

It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker and avid bowler. He is assaulted as a result of mistaken identity, then learns that a millionaire also named Jeffrey Lebowski (David Huddleston) was the intended victim.

The Big Lebowski
Box office $46.7 million

What is the guy’s name in The Big Lebowski?

Jeff Lebowski

The story is one of mistaken identity, where a pot-smoking, bowling-loving, slacker dude named Jeff Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) — friends know him simply as “The Dude” — gets beaten and tangled in a kidnapping and extortion plot involving a millionaire and his wife.

Who is the real Dude?

He met the Coen brothers while they were promoting their first film, Blood Simple. He is the basis for one of their most popular characters, Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski from The Big Lebowski.

Jeff Dowd
Dowd in 2009
Born November 20, 1949 United States
Occupation Film producer