Jeff Dowd, photographer at his home in 2005, was the basis for the "Dude" character in the film "The
Big  Lebowski."  He'll be at Hanford Fox Theater for a screening of the film March 24.
Jeff Dowd, photographer at his home in 2005, was the basis for the "Dude" character in the film "The Big Lebowski." He'll be at Hanford Fox Theater for a screening of the film March 24. MATT SAYLES
Jeff Dowd, photographer at his home in 2005, was the basis for the "Dude" character in the film "The Big Lebowski." He'll be at Hanford Fox Theater for a screening of the film March 24. MATT SAYLES
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