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American actor, film director and screenwriter


Ben Affleck became known for his involvement in the 1995 film Mallrats. He played the lead role in Chasing Amy in 1997. Ben Affleck won an Academy Award for his screenplay in Good Will Hunting in 1997. He has established himself as a Hollywood leading man, having starred in several big budget films, such as Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002), The Sum of All Fears (2002) and Daredevil (2003). He has collaborated a few times with his younger brother, actor Casey Affleck.

Ben Affleck Info

Birth nameBenjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt
Date of BirthAugust 15, 1972
Place of BirthBerkeley, California, United States
OccupationsActor, director, screenwriter, producer
Spouse (s)Jennifer Garner (2005–present)
Years active1981 – present
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 We’ve been friends for 30 years. I can’t believe I’m old enough to say I’ve had a friend for 30 years. But he is a friend, and a partner in a company we have together. 
— Ben Affleck about Matt Damon / February 07, 2011
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 He saw The Town in five different versions and each time he saw it he presented me with pages and pages of very smart notes. 
— Ben Affleck saying Matt Damon saw The Town movie in five different versions / February 07, 2011
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 I’ve got to a stage in life where I have learned who my real friends are. You don’t need many, you just need good, solid friends. My brother, Casey, is another one and my godfather is a really brilliant guy. 
— Ben Affleck about his closest friends Matt Damon, his brother Casey and his godfather / February 07, 2011
 Actually my wife cooks, I will be totally honest, she’s a great cook. I don’t even compare, I don’t want to insult her by trying… It’s out of consideration for her that I don’t try. She’s an incredible cook. 
— Ben Affleck about his wife Jennifer Garner / December 13, 2010
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 I would love to make a movie about Congo, but unfortunately I’ve asked Hollywood folks and they always say, ah, nobody wants to see a movie about Africa. It’s also a function of trends and conventional wisdom: if it comes down to a movie with fighting robots or a movie on what’s happening in eastern Congo, you’re not going to win. 
— Ben Affleck would love to do a movie on Congo, the country / December 10, 2010
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 My wife’s going to a movie and then it’s going to be just pure Mr. Mom time! Basically, my wife is very in-depth with all this stuff, really sharp, very thoughtful, very thorough. And so for me, I get kind of panicked, I put things off and I just don’t know what to get so just buying her a present — I put more work into that than she does into buying fifteen! 
— Ben Affleck would love to stay at home to watch his kids / December 09, 2010
 If it hadn’t turned out well, I’d be lying to you and telling you this kind of thing didn’t matter but it feels really nice — I’ve been around long enough and seen the highs and lows to really enjoy this… I’m honored and thrilled, 
— Ben Affleck is happy since his new film The Town is doing well / September 21, 2010
 That’s about when I realized I didn’t want to be the guy in the tabs. So I changed my life. 
— Ben Affleck made a decision to chance his life as he was tired of being in gossip magazines / September 18, 2010