Ben Affleck


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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 & 116 nominations. See more awards »

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

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  Thirst (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
  Apostle Paul (producer) (pre-production)
  Ghost Army (producer) (pre-production)
 2021 The Last Duel (executive producer) (post-production)
 2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League (executive producer)
 2019 City on a Hill (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Night Flynn Sent the Cops on the Ice (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Justice League (executive producer)
 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 - 41 episodes)
- Hug and Release (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Accident Waiting to Happen (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Hot Ghetto Mess (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Picture's Up (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Duly Noted (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 More Time with Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Ben Affleck on the Meaning of Life (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Argo (producer)
 2009 Reporter (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Feast (executive producer)
 2003 All Grown Up (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights (executive producer)
 2002 Speakeasy (executive producer)
 2002 Push, Nevada (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
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- Jim's Domain (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Letter of the Law (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Storybook Hero (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Color of... (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2002 The Third Wheel (executive producer)
 2002 Stolen Summer (producer)
 2001 Crossing Cords (Short) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Appeared in YouTube video called "Project Phin: Clean My Ride, Flex My Fuel", with Sarah Silverman, to lobby Congress. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 27 Interviews | 57 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 52 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Affleck

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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[on his infamous back tattoo] I like it. It's something I sort of kept private. It wasn't like I was sort of doing photo shoots or whatever. We were two hours north of the city on some island in Hawaii, and we didn't know paparazzi was there. So they got a picture of my tattoo and, yeah, the sentiment ran, you know, against. I was like, 'I love my tattoo.' I'm very happy with it. Luckily I'm the ... See more »

Trivia:

Since the Directors Guild started awarding its DGA award for Best Director in 1948, Affleck is only the third director to ever win this award while also failing to even be nominated for an Oscar as Best Director. The two other directors likewise snubbed by Academy voters were Ron Howard for Apollo 13 (1995) and Steven Spielberg for The Color Purple (1985). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently sets his films in his hometown of Boston See more »

Nickname:

Ben

Star Sign:

Leo

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