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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 & 98 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Justice League (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016 Live by Night (producer) (completed)
 2016 Incorporated (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Batman (producer) (pre-production)
  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 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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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 26 Interviews | 41 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 47 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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When I got to L.A., my family had me go to dinner with this guy who had been acting here for 20 years. He gave me this big lecture and said, "You know how much money I made in 20 years of acting? Eight thousand dollars. And I'm a carpenter." He was just really unhappy and it was depressing. Then he got really stoned and I went home and felt sick. I think it was just morbid fear. I was 18. That ... See more »


Dec. 2007 - Ranked 50 in EW's The 50 Smartest People In Hollywood. See more »


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Terrible as Batman kreevesisbest
He was given a great chance to rebuild his career... frenchlead
He never knew Christian Bale was British? bkeano
Sorry, this guy is just plain tedious hallesq
Thank you Ben Affleck MyloMan30
He was high on Bill Maher: Why is no one talking about this? factotemkismet
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