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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...
According to articles posted in Dec. 2015 on Quora and other sources, the total cost of all the rescue missions that were mounted to save characters he played in various films (including Saving Private Ryan, Interstellar and The Martian) would exceed 900 billion in adjusted dollars.
Frequently plays highly intelligent characters, i.e. Will Hunting in 'Good Will Hunting (1997)', Tom Ripley in 'The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)', Jason Bourne in The Bourne Series, etc.