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Matt Damon


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 32 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Cubby Hurlihy
- Kerry Washington/Dave Salmoni/Ne-Yo (2015) ... Cubby Hurlihy
 2013/I Elysium
Max
 2013 House of Lies (TV Series)
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 2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Handsome Drug Addict
- Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) ... Handsome Drug Addict (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
Mr. Aaron
 2010-2011 30 Rock (TV Series)
Carol
- Double-Edged Sword (2011) ... Carol
- Live Show (2010) ... Carol
- The Fabian Strategy (2010) ... Carol
- I Do Do (2010) ... Carol
 2009 Cubed (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.12 (2009) ... Matt Damon
 2009 Entourage (TV Series)
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 2008 Ponyo
Kôichi (English version, voice)
 2007 Arthur (TV Series)
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 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Al Shepard (voice)
 2004 Jersey Girl
PR Exec #2
 2004 EuroTrip
Donny
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Matt, Bachelor #2
 2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
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- Keep It on the Short Grass (2002) ... Matt Damon
 2002 The Third Wheel
Kevin (uncredited)
 2002 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Owen
- A Chorus Lie (2002) ... Owen
 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
 1995 The Good Old Boys (TV Movie)
Cotton Calloway
 1993 Geronimo: An American Legend
Lt. Britton Davis
 1990 Rising Son (TV Movie)
Charlie Robinson
 1989 Field of Dreams
Baseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited)
 1988 The Good Mother
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Other Works:

Provides commentary on the DVD for Good Will Hunting (1997). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 24 Interviews | 33 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2012) I learned that I am afraid of heights. When I was doing Syriana, they arranged for my wife, Lucy, and me to go up to watch the sunset over the Arabian Peninsula from the top of that seven-star Dubai hotel that's shaped like a sail, the Burj Al Arab. So we go to the very top-60 stories or something-we're given champagne, and we go, "Oh my God, this is great." But as I started to walk toward... See more »

Trivia:

Originally cast as Dan White in Milk (2008), but had to back out due to scheduling conflicts with Green Zone (2010). See more »

Trademark:

Often works with actors Ben Affleck and George Clooney

Star Sign:

Libra

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