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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 35 wins & 139 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Good Will Hunting
(1997)
The Martian
The Martian Mark Watney
(2015)
The Departed
The Departed Colin Sullivan
(2006)
The Talented Mr. Ripley
(1999)

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 2018 City on a Hill (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Pilot (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Green Beret's Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (post-production)
- Rabid, Rabid Zombies ... (executive producer)
  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 2016-2017 Incorporated (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Golden Parachute (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Vertical Mobility (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Bending the Arc (Documentary) (executive producer)
 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)
 2016 Jason Bourne (producer)
 2016 Manchester by the Sea (producer - produced by)
 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 Promised Land (producer)
 2010 The People Speak UK (Documentary) (co-executive producer)
 2009 The People Speak (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Running the Sahara (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)
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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 | 26 Interviews | 41 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2012) When I turned 40 I had my whole family and some friends together. I realized I had to make a toast and hadn't thought of anything to say. I stood up, and what came to me seemed incredibly true in the moment and even more so as time has gone by. I said, "I think I might actually be the luckiest guy on earth. I really might be him." And nobody in the room reflexively said, "Bullshit," ... See more »

Trivia:

Filming The Informant! (2009) in Decatur, Illinois (Home to ADM). Various locations. See more »

Trademark:

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. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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