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Ben Affleck


Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, USA, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are now divorced. Ben has a younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, who was born in 1975. He... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 62 wins & 84 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Brian Salty Flanagan
- Kerry Washington/Dave Salmoni/Ne-Yo (2015) ... Brian Salty Flanagan
 2012 Argo
Tony Mendez
 2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Man at Store
- Officer Krupke (2009) ... Man at Store (uncredited)
 2009 Extract
Dean
 2001 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Donnie Bartalotti
- Conan O'Brien/Don Henley (2001) ... Donnie Bartalotti (uncredited)
 2000 Joseph: King of Dreams (Video)
Joseph (voice)
 2000 SNL Fanatic (TV Short)
Jason
 1999 Dogma
Bartleby
 1999 200 Cigarettes
Bartender
 1997 Office Killer
Man in Office (scenes deleted)
 1995 Mallrats
Shannon
 1995 Glory Daze
Jack
 1993 Almost Home (TV Series)
Kevin Johnson
- Is That All There Is? (1993) ... Kevin Johnson
 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Basketball Player #10 (uncredited)
 1991 Daddy (TV Movie)
Ben Watson
 1989 Field of Dreams
Baseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited)
 1988 The Second Voyage of the Mimi (TV Series)
C.T. Granville
 1987 Hands of a Stranger (TV Movie)
Billy Hearn
 1986 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Danny Coleman
- Wanted: The Perfect Guy (1986) ... Danny Coleman
 1984 The Voyage of the Mimi (TV Series)
C.T. Granville
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Other Works:

DVD commentary: Provides commentary on the DVD release of Good Will Hunting (1997). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 36 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Affleck

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was no longer in control of my life. I thought I wanted certain things, but I didn't. I got lost. I felt suffocated, miserable and gross. I should never have gone down that route or got sucked in to all the publicity. I was typecast as myself. Too many people weren't getting past what they read about me. That was damaging. I can tell from experience it's bad for you, and bad for your career. So... See more »

Trivia:

Is known for being a very good impressionist. He usually picks one of his costars while filming a movie and studies them. He displays his impressions on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) almost every time he is a guest. While filming The Sum of All Fears (2002), he chose to study co-star Morgan Freeman. When he showed Morgan his impression on set, it was so accurate Freeman told him, "You ... See more »

Trademark:

Often works with brother Casey Affleck and friend Matt Damon. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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The way Affleck behaved on Bill Maher's show was far from admirable plusquamperfectCell
He was high on Bill Maher: Why is no one talking about this? factotemkismet
Batman robbrougher
Affleck is almost 6'4' Caville is 6'1' just seems backwards to me zombiedeathbot77
Did Getting Cast As Batman Damage His Credibility? evan-furrer
He's a better director than actor. Jenny005
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