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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 71 wins & 104 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2017 Justice League (executive producer) (post-production)
  The Batman (producer) (pre-production)
  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 2016-2017 Incorporated (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Golden Parachute (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Burning Platform (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Vertical Mobility (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Bending the Arc (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Live by Night (producer - produced by)
 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)
 2001-2015 Project Greenlight (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- Do You Want to Direct This Movie? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- It's a Wrap (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Vegas, Baby (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Finale (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Redemption (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2014 More Time with Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Argo (producer)
 2009 Reporter (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Feast (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:

Theatrical commercial, Los Angeles Times (narrator for Cheung-Yan Yuen commercial) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 26 Interviews | 51 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 48 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Affleck

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2013: Excerpt from the closing remarks of his Best Picture acceptance speech] I want to thank [The Academy] and I want to thank what they taught me, which is that you have to work harder than you think you possibly can. You can't hold grudges. It's hard but you can't hold grudges. And it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life, because that's gonna happen. All that matters is that you ... See more »

Trivia:

He has played two comic book characters whose most famous story lines were written by Frank Miller: Batman and Daredevil. See more »

Trademark:

His films often feature corrupt but well meaning law enforcement figures See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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