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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 59 wins & 81 nominations. See more awards »

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 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 (unconfirmed, 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:

Provides commentary on Criterion DVD for Armageddon (1998). 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:

It's like Christmas: it's all advertising, and the first rule of selling somebody something is to make them seem inadequate. Make them feel like they need it. Like fabric softener. Nobody really needs fabric softener and yet, all of a sudden, you feel like a jackass if you don't have fabric softener, so people buy it. And that's how Christmas has become, because 50% of all retail sales happen in ... See more »

Trivia:

He learned to speak Arabic. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Leo