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Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother named Kyle who is now a sculptor. His father is of English and Scottish descent, and his mother is of ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013/I Elysium
Max
 2011 Happy Feet 2
Bill the Krill (voice)
 2011/I Margaret
Mr. Aaron
 2008 Ponyo
Kôichi (English version, voice)
 2004 Jersey Girl
PR Exec #2
 2004 EuroTrip
Donny
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Matt, Bachelor #2
 2002 The Third Wheel
Kevin (uncredited)
 2002 Gerry
Gerry
 2001 The Majestic
Luke Trimble (voice)
 2000 Titan A.E.
Cale Tucker (voice)
 1999 Dogma
Loki
 1997 Chasing Amy
Shawn Oran - Executive #2
 1995 Glory Daze
Edgar Pudwhacker
 1993 Geronimo: An American Legend
Lt. Britton Davis
 1989 Field of Dreams
Baseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited)
 1988 The Good Mother
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Nespresso. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 24 Interviews | 34 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything. They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead. These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I'm going down swinging. I know that's the way Heath Ledger feels and Ben Affleck feels the same way, too. We want to take the big swings. See more »

Trivia:

He gained over 30 pounds to play Mark Whiteacre in The Informant! (2009), which he dieted off as soon as the shoot was complete. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with actors Ben Affleck and George Clooney See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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