STARmeter
Top 500
Down 15 this week

Ben Affleck


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 now divorced. Ben has a younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, who was born in 1975. He is of ... See full bio »

Scary Good: IMDb's Guide to Horror

Can't get enough of movies and television shows that scare up a good fright? Check out Scary Good, IMDb's Horror Entertainment Guide. Being terrified was never so much fun.

Enter if you dare

Coming Soon: IMDb Live at Comic-Con With Kevin Smith

Join host Kevin Smith for a wrap-up of Comic-Con 2016 with celebrity guests from Jason Bourne, "The Flash," "Orphan Black," and more. Head over to Twitch Saturday, July 23, at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT for the show.

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 people
created 04 Jul 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 24 Nov 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 02 Apr 2015
 
a list of 22 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 44 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ben Affleck's work have you seen?

User Polls

IMDb at Comic-Con 2016

Visit our Comic-Con section to see what's trending, watch celebrity interviews, follow event coverage, browse cosplay photos, take our Fan IQ quizzes, and more.

Browse IMDb's Guide to Comic-Con

Won 2 Oscars. Another 67 wins & 97 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)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (19 credits)
 2017 Justice League (executive producer) (filming)
 2017 Live by Night (producer) (post-production)
 2016 Incorporated (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 2016 The Runner (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- Day 7 - Episode 3 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 7 - Episode 2 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 7 - Episode 1 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 6 - Episode 3 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Day 6 - 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)
- ···---··· (2002) ... (executive producer)
- 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)
Show Show Actor (64 credits)
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Director (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (189 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (44 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: "Alpro" soja foods. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 26 Interviews | 39 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 46 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Affleck

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

God help me if I ever do another movie with an explosion in it. If you see me in a movie where stuff is exploding you'll know I've lost all my money. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the part of Bobby Mercer in Four Brothers (2005), as he found the script to be "ultra-violent". The part eventually went to Mark Wahlberg. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Terrible as Batman kreevesisbest
Dear Ben Affleck, chardonnayadams
He was given a great chance to rebuild his career... frenchlead
He never knew Christian Bale was British? bkeano
Thank you Ben Affleck MyloMan30
Sorry, this guy is just plain tedious hallesq
Discuss Ben Affleck on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page