Ben Affleck

Born Aug 15, 1972

Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He became known with his performances in Kevin Smith's films such as Mallrats (1995), Chasing Amy (1997), and Dogma (1999).

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1972 Birth Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California. … Read More
1979 6 Years Old Affleck soon began work on his next directorial project for Warner Bros. Argo (2012), written by Chris Terrio and starring Affleck, tells the story of the CIA operation to save six diplomats during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis by faking a production for a large-scale science fiction film. … Read More


1989 16 Years Old …  As a teenager, Affleck appeared in the ABC after school special Wanted: A Perfect Man (1986), the television movie Hands of a Stranger (1987) and a 1989 Burger King commercial. … Read More
1992 19 Years Old Affleck registered as a member of the Democratic Party in 1992 and has campaigned on behalf of a number of Democratic presidential nominees.


…  Also in 1997, he starred as a recently returned Korean War veteran in the coming-of-age drama Going All the Way. … Read More
1998 - 1999 4 More Events
…  In his final film role of 2000, Affleck starred opposite his girlfriend Paltrow in the romantic drama Bounce (2000). … Read More
While Affleck had been a tabloid figure for much of his career and was named Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 2002, he became the subject of increased media attention in 2003 due to his relationship with Jennifer Lopez. … Read More


2003 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In his final movie role of 2003, Affleck starred in the thriller Paycheck (2003). … Read More
Affleck's poor critical notices continued in 2004 when he starred in the romantic comedy Jersey Girl, directed by longtime collaborator Smith. … Read More
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Affleck began to explore the possibility of becoming more actively involved in philanthropy in 2007 and was drawn to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof's coverage of human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
During two 2008 trips, Affleck reported on the humanitarian crisis for ABC News Nightline and directed a short film, Gimme Shelter, for the UN Refugee Agency.
2009 36 Years Old In 2009, he wrote an essay for Time, spoke at the Global Leadership Awards, and served as an executive producer of the HBO documentary film Reporter, which focused on Kristof's work in the Congo. … Read More
…  In 2010, Affleck starred in The Company Men as a mid-level sales executive who is made redundant during the financial crisis. … Read More
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In 2011, Affleck and Cindy McCain, an ECI board member, testified before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights.
In 2012, he spoke alongside Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Washington's Child Survival: Call to Action Forum and alongside Senator John McCain at the Sedona Forum. … Read More


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In 2013, in celebration of "Joe Kindregan's 25th birthday as well as our 15 years of friendship with Joe and his family," Affleck and his wife Jennifer Garner matched donations made to the A-T Children's Project. … Read More
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In 2014, Affleck said that, while he looks "at working in politics again with a more jaundiced eye," a Clinton presidency would be "exciting... 100 years after women got the right to vote." … Read More
Affleck has two daughters and a son with Garner, from whom he separated in June 2015.
Affleck played Batman in the 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. … Read More
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