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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 63 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

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 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
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 (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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Radio commercial: Samuel Adams beer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 38 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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[on tabloid coverage of his life] It feels like being in a soap opera that you were unwittingly cast in and you have no choice about it. I get to watch my life like everyone else and think. "I can't believe they did that". And, for whatever reason, you become less special for movie audiences. It cheapens the brand if you want to look at it in a really crass sense. But I figure it has to go away ... See more »

Trivia:

Winner of the 2006 Venice Film Festival's Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his role in "Hollywoodland". See more »

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Frequently plays arrogant and ruthless characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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Cannot act for $hit! SpringBlade
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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