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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck


Date of Birth:
Aug 15, 1972

Place of Birth:
Berkeley, California, United States

Actor, Filmmaker

Jennifer Garner, (m. 2005; Divorce Filed 2017)


Los Angeles, California, United States

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Ben Affleck - Summary Details

Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He began his career as a child and starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi in 1984, before a second run in 1988. He later appeared in the independent coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993) and various Kevin Smith films, including 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 disaster drama Armageddon (1998), the romantic comedy Forces of Nature (1999), the war drama Pearl Harbor (2001), and the thriller The Sum of All Fears (2002), which he played the spy character Jack Ryan.

After a career downturn, during which he appeared in Daredevil and Gigli (both 2003), Affleck received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in the noir biopic Hollywoodland (2006). His directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone (2007), which he also co-wrote, was well received. He then directed, co-wrote, and starred in the crime drama The Town (2010). For the political thriller Argo (2012), which he directed, co-produced, and starred in, Affleck won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award for Best Picture. He starred in the psychological thriller Gone Girl in 2014. In 2016, Affleck began playing Batman in the DC Extended Universe, starred in the action thriller The Accountant, and directed, wrote and acted in the gangster drama Live...

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Ben Affleck Revealed as Batman

Ben Affleck revealed as Batman in Warner Bros. Pictures' new super hero feature film, now slated to open July 17th, 2015. The Oscar-winning star joins Henry Cavill in...

Affleck Defends Gigli en Route to Shaker Heights

Ben Affleck was in a good mood when doing the PR rounds for the latest Project Greenlight film, The Battle of Shaker Heights. While the press was being scrutinized by...

Man About Town Review

Top Hollywood agent Jack Giamoro (Ben Affleck) is doing a course in journal writing in the hope of somehow reconnecting to life and his failing marriage to former...

Affleck Checks His Own Future

In his latest film, Paycheck, his character has a chance to change an unsettling future, the sci-fi thriller. In reality, Affleck takes pleasure in laughing at the...

Chasing Amy

At a comic book convention, Holden (Ben Affleck) meets artist Alyssa Jones and is immediately attracted to her. The only hitch is she's gay.

For Uma, Life is More Than Just a pay Check.

Uma Thurman appeared in a good morning while in town promoting her latest film, Paycheck. While clearly reticent to discuss her recent separation from husband Ethan...

Cameras Roll on Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

Filming is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures' .Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,. the highly anticipated action adventure from director Zack Snyder, starring Henry...

Bob Hoskins Hollywoodland Interview


Jersy Girl

Jersy Girl reveals the honest, heartfelt and often amusing story about the man who wanted it all but got all that he needed.

EXCLUSIVE Liv Tyler Interview

Simply dressed in a dark top and jeans, the actress, back on screen in this month's much anticipated 'Lord of the Rings' chapter, admitted to having spent the last...

Style Profile - J.Lo

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