Ben Affleck is a California-born actor who has starred in Hollywood blockbusters such as "Good Will Hunting" (1997), "Pearl Harbor" (2001), "Daredevil" (2003), "Argo" (2012) and "Gone Girl" (2014). He is a two-time Oscar winner for "Argo" (Best Picture, 2013) and "Good Will Hunting" (Best Original Screenplay,1998).Continue Reading
Other notable roles include Doug MacRay in "The Town" (2010), Bobby Walker in "The Company Men" (2010), Stephen Collins in "State of Play" (2009), Jack Dupree in "Smokin' Aces" (2006), Jack Ryan in "The Sum of All Fears" (2002), A.J. Frost in "Armageddon" (1998), and Holden McNeil in "Chasing Amy" (1997).
Affleck returns to the screen in another comic book hero role as Batman in the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" slated to hit theaters in 2016.
Best known for his acting career, which includes 64 film credits as of 2015, Ben Affleck has also worked behind the scenes, with 17 producing credits, six writing credits and seven directing credits to his name.
In one of his most notable films, "Good Will Hunting," Ben Affleck stars opposite Matt Damon, his childhood friend both in the film and in life. Growing up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Affleck and Damon grew up playing little league and enrolled in drama classes together.Learn more about Art & Literature