Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. His accolades include two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. He began his career as a child and starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988). He later appeared in the independent coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993) and various Kevin Smith films, including Mallrats (1995) Chasing Amy (1997) and Dogma (1999). Affleck gained wider recognition when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for writing Good Will Hunting (1997), which they also starred in. He then established himself as a leading man in studio films, including the drama Armageddon (1998), the romantic comedy Forces of Nature (1999), the war drama Pearl Harbor (2001), and the spy thriller The Sum of All Fears (2002).
|Full name at birth||
Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt
|Claim to fame||
Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Gone Girl
|Date of birth||
15 August 1972
|Place of birth||
Berkeley, California, USA
Actor, Director, Writer, Producer
6' 3½" (192 cm)
216 lbs (98.0 kg)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (1990)
William Morris Endeavor
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