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Ben Affleck


American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has a younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, who was ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 71 wins & 104 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Argo
Argo Producer
(2012)
Good Will Hunting
(1997)
Gone Girl
Gone Girl Nick Dunne
(2014)
The Town
The Town Doug MacRay
(2010)

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 2017 Justice League (executive producer) (post-production)
  The Batman (producer) (pre-production)
  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 2016-2017 Incorporated (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Golden Parachute (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Burning Platform (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Vertical Mobility (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Bending the Arc (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Live by Night (producer - produced by)
 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)
 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 Argo (producer)
 2009 Reporter (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)
 2001 Crossing Cords (Short) (executive producer)
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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 26 Interviews | 51 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 48 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Affleck

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's like Christmas: it's all advertising, and the first rule of selling somebody something is to make them seem inadequate. Make them feel like they need it. Like fabric softener. Nobody really needs fabric softener and yet, all of a sudden, you feel like a jackass if you don't have fabric softener, so people buy it. And that's how Christmas has become, because 50% of all retail sales happen in ... See more »

Trivia:

Dec. 2007 - Ranked 50 in EW's The 50 Smartest People In Hollywood. See more »

Trademark:

Opens his films with narration or title cards See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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