Ben Affleck

Biography

Ben Affleck (born Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt; August 15, 1972) is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He became known in the mid-1990s with his performance in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats (1995) and Chasing Amy (1997). Affleck is an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award winner, along with Matt Damon, for their collaborative screenplay for the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. He established himself as a Hollywood leading man, having starred in several big budget films, such as Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002), The Sum of All Fears (2002), and Daredevil (2003).

Affleck has drawn critical acclaim for his work as a filmmaker, directing Gone Baby Gone (2007) and The Town (2010), and playing the lead role in the latter. He has worked with his younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, on several projects, including Good Will Hunting and Gone Baby Gone.

After a high profile relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, his relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez attracted worldwide media attention in which Affleck and Lopez were dubbed "Bennifer". Following their breakup in 2004, he began dating Jennifer Garner. The two married in June 2005 and have two daughters, Violet Anne, born December 2005, and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, born January 2009.

Affleck has been actively involved in politics and charitable causes. He and Matt Damon also founded the production company LivePlanet.

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Ben Affleck (born Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt; August 15, 1972) is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He became known in the mid-1990s with his performance in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats (1995) and Chasing Amy (1997). Affleck is an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award winner, along with Matt Damon, for their collaborative screenplay for the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. He established himself as a Hollywood leading man, having starred in several big budget films, such as Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002), The Sum of All Fears (2002), and Daredevil (2003).

Affleck has drawn critical acclaim for his work as a filmmaker, directing Gone Baby Gone (2007) and The Town (2010), and playing the lead role in the latter. He has worked with his younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, on several projects, including Good Will Hunting and Gone Baby Gone.

After a high profile relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, his relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez attracted worldwide media attention in which Affleck and Lopez were dubbed "Bennifer". Following their breakup in 2004, he began dating Jennifer Garner. The two married in June 2005 and have two daughters, Violet Anne, born December 2005, and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, born January 2009.

Affleck has been actively involved in politics and charitable causes. He and Matt Damon also founded the production company LivePlanet.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Affleck, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 100

Birthday 1972-08-15

Place of Birth Berkeley, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Affleck
  • Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Justice League as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2017 Laddie as Himself
2016 Live by Night as Joe Coughlin
2016 The Accountant as Chris Wolff
2016 Suicide Squad as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2016 The Vice Guide to Film: David Fincher as Himself
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2016 DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League as Himself
2014 Gone Girl as Nick Dunne
2013 2013 Boston Red Sox The Official World Series Film as narrator
2013 Runner Runner as Ivan Block
2013 Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot as Himself
2012 Argo as Tony Mendez
2012 To the Wonder as Neil
2010 The Company Men as Bobby Walker
2010 The Town as Doug MacRay
2009 Extract as Dean
2009 Tracing Amy: The Chasing Amy Doc as Himself
2009 State of Play as Stephen Collins
2009 He's Just Not That Into You as Neil
2006 Smokin' Aces as Jack Dupree
2006 Hollywoodland as George Reeves
2006 Man About Town as Jack Giamoro
2006 Clerks II as Gawking Guy
2005 Making Dazed as Himself
2004 Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party as Himself
2004 Surviving Christmas as Drew Latham
2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 as himself (archive footage)
2004 Jersey Girl as Ollie Trinke
2004 On Air with Ryan Seacrest(3 episodes)
2003 Paycheck as Jennings
2003 The Curse of the Bambino as Narrator
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Gigli as Larry Gigli
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(6 episodes)
2003 World Poker Tour(1 episode)
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2003 Daredevil as Matt Murdock / Daredevil
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(2 episodes)
2002 The Sum of All Fears as Jack Ryan
2002 The Third Wheel as Michael
2002 Changing Lanes as Gavin Banek
2002 The Osbournes(1 episode)
2001 Revealed with Jules Asner(1 episode)
2001 Daddy and Them as Lawrence Bowen
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back as Holden McNeil/Himself
2001 Pearl Harbor as Capt. Rafe McCawley
2001 Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma as Himself (Interviewee)
2000 Bounce as Buddy Amaral
2000 Joseph: King of Dreams as Joseph (voice)
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm(1 episode)
2000 Reindeer Games as Rudy Duncan
2000 Boiler Room as Jim Young
1999 Dogma as Bartleby
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 Making the Video(1 episode)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(3 episodes)
1999 Forces of Nature as Ben Holmes
1999 200 Cigarettes as Bartender
1998 Shakespeare in Love as Ned Alleyn
1998 TRL(1 episode)
1998 Armageddon as A.J. Frost
1998 Phantoms as Sheriff Bryce Hammond
1997 Good Will Hunting as Chuckie Sullivan
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1997 Chasing Amy as Holden McNeil
1997 Going All the Way as Tom 'Gunner' Casselman
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(8 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode) as Himself
1995 Mallrats as Shannon Hamilton
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 Glory Daze as Jack
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Against the Grain(8 episodes) as Joe Willie Clemons
1993 Dazed and Confused as Fred O'Bannion
1992 School Ties as Chesty Smith
1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Basketball Player
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(6 episodes)
1991 Daddy as Ben Watson
1991 The Torkelsons(1 episode)
1989 Field of Dreams as Baseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited)
1987 Hands of a Stranger as Billy Hearn
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(3 episodes)
1981 This Week(1 episode)
1981 The Dark End of the Street as Tommy
1975 Saturday Night Live(3 episodes)
1972 ABC Afterschool Special(1 episode)
1952 Today(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(4 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes) as Ben Affleck
1900 Justice League 2 as Bruce Wayne / Batman
1900 The Batman as Bruce Wayne / Batman
1900 The Voyage of the Mimi(25 episodes) as C.T. Granville
1900 The Second Voyage of the Mimi(0 episodes) as C.T. Granville

Production

2016 Live by Night … Producer
2016 Incorporated(4 episodes) … Executive Producer
2015 The Leisure Class … Producer
2012 Argo … Producer
2005 Feast … Executive Producer
2002 Push, Nevada(8 episodes) … Producer
2002 Stolen Summer … Producer
2001 Project Greenlight(37 episodes) … Executive Producer
1900 The Batman … Producer

Directing

2016 Live by Night … Director
2012 Argo … Director
2010 The Town … Director
2007 Gone Baby Gone … Director
1993 I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meat Hook, and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney … Director
1900 The Batman … Director

Writing

2016 Live by Night … Screenplay
2010 The Town … Screenplay
2007 Gone Baby Gone … Screenplay
2002 Push, Nevada(2 episodes) … Writer
1997 Good Will Hunting … Writer
1900 The Batman … Writer

Creator

2002 Push, Nevada … Creator

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