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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 58 wins & 91 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Accountant (completed)
 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
 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)
 1999 Dogma
 1999 200 Cigarettes
 1997 Office Killer
Man in Office (scenes deleted)
 1995 Mallrats
 1995 Glory Daze
 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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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 38 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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[asked by Dee Dee Myers if he thought it was risky for his career to be identified with a particular political party] Unequivocally. Absolutely. And I think that's why, you know, actually, people say, "Well, you see all these celebrities". To my mind, you see very, very few. Most feel like, and probably correctly so, that to be identified with one side of the ideological fence or other risks ... See more »


Chosen as one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World See more »


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Have people who are judging him completely lost their common sense? amyrose-11071
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
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He needs to play Nathan Drake agatfield
The whole slave owning ancestor thing... Murdoch584
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