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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 33 wins & 126 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Bourne Identity
(2002)
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Private Ryan
(1998)
Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting Will Hunting
(1997)
The Departed
The Departed Colin Sullivan
(2006)

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 2005 Feast (executive producer)
 2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights (executive producer)
 2002 Speakeasy (executive producer)
 2002 The Third Wheel (executive producer)
 2002 Stolen Summer (producer)
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Other Works:

Audio book: Provided the voice for Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" on Zinn's audiobook. NOTE: His character in Good Will Hunting (1997) makes a passing reference to this book. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 25 Interviews | 40 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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(On his favorite roles) Good Will Hunting (1997) is so close to my heart because my best friend [Ben Affleck] and I invented him, he's from Boston, and it was what we knew. The stakes were pretty high with "Good Will Hunting" and it worked out as best as it can in this business - people saw the movie, it got good reviews, I was happy with the finished product, and they gave us an Oscar. I am also... See more »

Trivia:

Audtioned for a part in Primal Fear (1996) that was eventually played by Edward Norton. He and Norton starred together two years later in Rounders (1998). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with director Paul Greengrass See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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