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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, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and Scottish descent, and his mother is of Finnish and ... 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)

Filmography

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 2018 City on a Hill (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Pilot (2018) ... (executive producer)
  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 2017 Green Beret's Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Rabid, Rabid Zombies ... (executive producer)
 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, on turning down roles) Having to say no to Avatar (2009) was tough because I particularly wanted to work with James Cameron, and still do, because he's fantastic. He knew he was the star of that movie and that everyone was going to go see it anyway. When he said, "Look, I'm offering it to you, but if you say no, the movie doesn't need you," I remember thinking, Oh God, not only do I have ... See more »

Trivia:

He has worked with 9 directors who have won a Best Director Oscar: Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg, Anthony Minghella, Robert Redford, Steven Soderbergh, Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, and Joel Coen & Ethan Coen. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Libra

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