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Short Documentary About 'The Big Lebowski''s Real-Life Dude Now Available to View Online

8/29/2012 10:55 AM Eastern

The fascinating history of the affable Jeff Dowd, a.k.a. the real-life inspiration behind The Big Lebowski's The Dude, is told in the below short documentary made last year by Jeff Feuerzeig. Fom an apropos reclined position, the Dude tells the story of how he went from an infamous teenage protester to an early proponent of indie films to the man behind one of cinema's most enduring cult characters.

Watch it below.

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