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Ben Affleck


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

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 68 wins & 100 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Argo
Argo Producer
(2012)
Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting Chuckie Sullivan
(1997)
Gone Girl
Gone Girl Nick Dunne
(2014)
The Town
The Town Doug MacRay
(2010)

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 2017 Justice League (executive producer) (post-production)
  The Batman (producer) (pre-production)
  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 2017 Bending the Arc (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Live by Night (producer - produced by)
 2016 Incorporated (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 The Runner (TV Series) (executive producer - 75 episodes)
- Day 25 - Episode 3 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 25 - Episode 2 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 25 - Episode 1 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 24 - Episode 3 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 24 - Episode 2 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Leisure Class (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 More Time with Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Argo (producer)
 2009 Reporter (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Feast (executive producer)
 2001-2005 Project Greenlight (TV Series) (executive producer - 33 episodes)
- It's a Wrap (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Vegas, Baby (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Finale (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Redemption (2005) ... (executive producer)
- One Week to Wrap (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights (executive producer)
 2003 All Grown Up (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Speakeasy (executive producer)
 2002 Push, Nevada (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
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- The Letter of the Law (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Storybook Hero (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Color of... (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Black Box (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2002 The Third Wheel (executive producer)
 2002 Stolen Summer (producer)
 2001 Crossing Cords (Short) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

DVD commentary: Provides commentary on the Criterion DVD release for Armageddon (1998). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 26 Interviews | 46 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 47 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Roger Ebert's death] It just broke my heart that he had died. And the fact that his last review [of 'To the Wonder'] was through the prism of this wonderful man who was at the end of his life was one of the most powerful things to ever happen to me in my career. See more »

Trivia:

Since the Directors Guild started awarding its DGA award for Best Director in 1948, Affleck is only the third director to ever win this award while also failing to even be nominated for an Oscar as Best Director. The two other directors likewise snubbed by Academy voters were Ron Howard for Apollo 13 (1995) and Steven Spielberg for The Color Purple (1985). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently sets his films in his hometown of Boston See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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