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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck at the 2008 World Series of Poker
Born Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt[1]
August 15, 1972 (1972-08-15) (age 37)
Berkeley, California,
United States
Occupation Actor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1984–present
Spouse(s) Jennifer Garner (2005–present)
.Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, and producer.^ Benjamin Geza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is an American film actor and an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter.
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^ Actor/director Ben Affleck got filming underway in Boston this morning (August 26).
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^ Benjamin Affleck was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California.

.He became known in the mid 1990s after his involvement in the film Mallrats (1995), and later played the lead role in Chasing Amy in 1997. Affleck has since become an Academy Award winner 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).^ Ben Affleck was Gavin Banek in Changing Lanes What role did Ben Affleck play in Pearl Harbor ?
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^ He chose such roles in the blockbusters Armageddon (1998/I), Shakespeare In Love (1998) and Pearl Harbor (2001).
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^ He starred in big-budget action movies such as “Pearl Harbor,” “Armageddon,” “The Sum of All Fears,” and “Daredevil.” To celebrate his ascension to Hollywood royalty, Ben Affleck’s life soon turned into a bit of a cliché.
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.He has collaborated a few times with his younger brother, actor Casey Affleck.^ Brother of actor Casey Affleck.
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^ Younger brother Casey is also an actor.

^ His younger brother is actor Casey Affleck.
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After a high profile relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, his relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez attracted worldwide media attention in which Affleck and Lopez were dubbed as "Bennifer." Following their breakup in 2004, he began dating Jennifer Garner. .The two married in June 2005 and have two daughters, Violet, born December 2005 and Seraphina, born January 2009. Affleck has been actively involved in politics, along with a non-profit organization called the A-T Children's Project.^ The couple married in June of 2005, and had Violet in December the same year.
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^ In 2005 Ben married Jennifer Garner and welcomed daughter Violet in December 2005 and Seraphina in January 2009.
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^ Affleck has been actively involved in politics, along with a non-profit organization called the A-T Children's Project.
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.Along with childhood friend Matt Damon, he founded the production company LivePlanet.^ Along with childhood friend, Matt Damon, they founded the production company LivePlanet.
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^ The actors are childhood friends from the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts and found fame together...

^ Following the commercial and critical success of the Oscar-winning Good Will Hunting , Affleck and his best friend Matt Damon were the toast of Hollywood.
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Contents

Early life

.Affleck was born in Berkeley, California, the son of Christopher Anne "Chris" (née Boldt),[2] a school district employee and teacher, and Timothy Byers Affleck, a drug counselor, social worker, janitor, auto mechanic, bartender, and former actor with the Theater Company of Boston.^ His mother, Christine, is a teacher and his father, Timothy, has been a drugs counselor, social worker, mechanic and a janitor.
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^ Affleck was born in Berkeley, California, the son of Christine Ann "Chris", a school district employee and teacher, and Timothy Affleck, a drug counselor, social worker, janitor, auto mechanic, bartender, and former actor with the Theater Company of Boston.
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^ He was born to Christine Ann 'Chris' and Timothy Affleck on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California.
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[3][4] .Affleck's mother attended Harvard University and currently teaches in Cambridge Public Schools.^ My mother was a public school teacher.
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^ Affleck's mother attended Harvard University and currently teaches in Cambridge Public Schools.
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^ Affleck later attended the University of Vermont.
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.His younger brother is actor Casey Affleck.^ His younger brother is actor Casey Affleck.
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^ The up-and-coming Affleck: younger brother Casey, in 2 new films .
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^ His younger brother is the actor Casey Affleck .
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[5] .Affleck has Irish and Scottish ancestry.^ Affleck has Irish and Scottish ancestry.
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^ Affleck's ancestry is Irish and Scottish; his parents divorced in 1984.
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^ Affleck is of Scottish and English ancestry on his father's side,[2] and has Irish ancestry on his mother's side.
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[6] .His family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts when he was very young and his parents divorced in 1984. At the age of eight, Affleck met ten-year-old Matt Damon, who lived two blocks away.^ He began acting at the age of eight, the year he met his friend Matt Damon .

^ The same year he made Mimi, Affleck made the acquaintance of Matt Damon, a boy two years his senior who lived down the street.
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^ Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's family link .
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[5][7] .The two would later attend Cambridge Rindge and Latin School together, although they were in different year groups.^ Affleck and Damon would later attend Cambridge Rindge and Latin School together, although they were in different year groups.
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^ Both actors attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
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^ Through the encouragement of their parents, Affleck and Damon would later attend Cambridge Rindge and Latin School together, although they were in different year groups.
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[5][7] .Affleck attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, as well as the University of Vermont.^ Ben went on to attend Occidental College in LA and the University of Vermont.
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^ Affleck later attended the University of Vermont.
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^ Affleck attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, as well as the University of Vermont.
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[5]

Career

Early work

.Affleck worked as a child actor, appearing on the PBS kids' series The Voyage of the Mimi as well as in several movies made for television.^ Affleck did commercials for Burger King at 8, and he was a regular on a PBS series, The Voyage of the Mimi .
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^ Ben began his acting career as a child appearing on the PBS kids' series “The Voyage of the Mimi” and in several made-for-television movies.
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^ As a child, Ben Affleck found acting work in various TV movies as well as the PBS series "The Voyage of the Mimi".
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[7] .Throughout the 1990s, he had roles in Lifestories: Families in Crisis as a steroid-abusing athlete, as well as in several notable films, including 1992's School Ties (with Damon), the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie,[8] 1993's Dazed and Confused, 1995's Mallrats and 1997's Chasing Amy.^ He also appeared in a number of television movies and in the 1990s, he landed roles in Lifestories: Families in Crisis and a number of films, including School Ties (1992), which also featured Brendan Fraser and Matt Damon .
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^ Dazed and Confused: Criterion Collection (1993) .
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^ Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) .
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[8] .Mallrats and Amy marked the beginning of his collaboration with writer/director Kevin Smith.^ The early 1990s also marked the start of Affleck’s collaboration with the director Kevin Smith , appearing in 1995’s Chasing Amy and 1997’s Mallrats.
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^ He first teamed with director Kevin Smith in 1995’s Mallrats .
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^ Kevin Smith is the director.
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.He had the starring role in Smith's Jersey Girl and has appeared in every View Askewniverse-Jersey film Smith has made to date, with the exception of the film Clerks.^ Kevin Smith 's View Askewniverse films.
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^ Kevin Smith's View Askewniverse films.

^ Affleck has appeared in every film Smith has made with the exception of Kevin Smith's first film Clerks.
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[8]

Critical success

Affleck visiting the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in Manama, Bahrain in December 2003
.He came to national attention working with Damon in Good Will Hunting in 1997,[8] for which they shared credit and received the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.^ Affleck came to national attention working with best-friend Damon in Good Will Hunting (1997).
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^ He and Matt Damon sold their Good Will Hunting (1997) script for 0,000.

^ They shared credit and both received the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
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[5] .Along with Damon and producers Chris Moore and Sean Bailey, Affleck founded the production company LivePlanet, through which the four created the documentary series Project Greenlight, as well as the failed mystery-hybrid series Push, Nevada amongst other projects.^ His role as producer of Project Greenlight proves that.
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^ Along with childhood friend, Matt Damon, they founded the production company LivePlanet.
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^ Along with Damon and producers Chris Moore and Sean Bailey, Affleck founded the production company LivePlanet, through which the four created the documentary series Project Greenlight, as well as the failed mystery-hybrid series Push, Nevada amongst other projects.
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[9] Project Greenlight was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program in 2002, 2004 and 2005.[10][11]
.Following Good Will Hunting, Affleck starred in Armageddon (1998) as A.J. Frost., opposite Bruce Willis.^ By Ever Odessa TMZ: Affleck Disses Yankees By Grab Networks The Career Paths of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck After Good Will Hunting Matt Damon is currently starring in the #1 movie in America, "The Bourne Ultimatum."
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^ His "Daredevil" stories, which included a playful nod to Affleck's Oscar-winning "Good Will Hunting," were eventually collected into a trade paperback edition.
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^ Following his supporting role in Good Will Hunting , which he co-wrote, he received offers for major starring roles in Armageddon and Pearl Harbor .
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[12] .The film generated mostly critical reviews,[13] but was a box office success earning $553 million worldwide.^ I can see where it’s box office success comes from.
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^ Though the film got negative reviews from the critics, it was successful at the box office.
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^ Despite an almost unanimous lambasting by critics, Pearl Harbor nevertheless blasted to number one at the box office by earning $75.2 million on it's Memorial Day weekend opening, getting the summer movie season off to a spectacular and eventful start.
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[14] .In 1999, he starred in the leading role of the romantic comedy Forces of Nature.^ Now he has joined the ranks of the mainstream leading men with a starring role opposite Sandra Bullock in the romantic comedy Forces of Nature.
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^ Mar 19, 1999 Forces of Nature .
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^ Affleck then took on leading roles in films of all genres action ( Armageddon ), romantic comedy ( Forces of Nature ), drama ( Pearl Harbor ) but he was often pretty stiff.
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[15] .In 2001, Affleck collaborated with Armageddon director Michael Bay in the war film Pearl Harbor.^ May 25, 2001 Pearl Harbor .
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^ "Ben Affleck is a star," says the film's director, Michael Bay.
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^ Armageddon de Michael Bay .
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.The film generated mixed reception,[16] but was a box office success, earning $449 million worldwide.^ I can see where it’s box office success comes from.
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^ Though the film got negative reviews from the critics, it was successful at the box office.
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^ Despite unanimous lambasting from critics, Pearl Harbor blasted to number one at the box office, earning .2 million on its Memorial Day weekend opening and beginning a summer-2001 trend of high profile films with precipitous box-office runs.

[17]
.In 2002 he was cast as Jack Ryan in the action film The Sum of All Fears.^ James Cromwell Sum of all Fears .
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^ The Sum of All Fears (2002) more movies like this .
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^ Ditto on Sum of All Fears by grandadmiralsnackbar .
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.The movie also starred Morgan Freeman.^ While filming The Sum of All Fears (2002), he chose to study co-star Morgan Freeman.

^ While filming The Sum Of All Fears (2002), he chose to study co-star Morgan Freeman.
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^ While filming The Sum of All Fears (2002), he chose to study co-star Morgan Freeman .
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.The Sum of All Fears is based on the book of the same name by Tom Clancy.^ James Cromwell Sum of all Fears .
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^ The Tom Clancy book Sum Of All Fears was a small critical and commercial success back...
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^ Ben Affleck is ready for action, commanding the role of CIA agent Jack Ryan in this thrilling adventure based on the Tom Clancy bestseller.
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[18] .Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post wrote, Affleck and Freeman "create a believable chemistry".[19] In the same year, Affleck starred opposite Samuel L. Jackson in the thriller Changing Lanes.^ In December that year, garner gave birth to their daughter, Violet Anne Affleck.
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^ As luck would have it for me, John was meeting with Matt in New York and he flew back and the movie I'm told on the plane was Changing Lanes [in which Ben starred].
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^ It was the year Affleck appeared in a couple moderately successful thrillers, 'Changing Lanes' and 'The Sum of All Fears,' but importantly, it was the year he fell for "Jenny From the Block."
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[20]
.The following year he starred as the titular character Matt Murdock/Daredevil in Mark Steven Johnson's Daredevil (2003).^ Daredevil (2003) as Matt Murdock / Daredevil .
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^ Daredevil de Mark Steven Johnson .
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^ In 2003, he gave us Daredevil, a lackadaisical comic-book adaptation which, ironically, led not to Daredevil 2 but to a spin-off for his co-star Jennifer Garner's character Elektra.
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.Affleck said Daredevil was his favorite comic book as a kid,[21] and explained why he took the role by saying "Everybody has that one thing from childhood that they remember and that sticks with them.^ "Everybody has their one thing from their childhood that they really remember and affected them and moved them, and this was that thing for me.
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^ Views 367 LOS ANGELES — "It was my favorite comic book as a kid," Ben Affleck said of "Daredevil."
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^ In 2003, he gave us Daredevil, a lackadaisical comic-book adaptation which, ironically, led not to Daredevil 2 but to a spin-off for his co-star Jennifer Garner's character Elektra.
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This story was that for me."[22] .He also stated another reason, being "I didn't want someone else to do it, because I was afraid that they would go out and do it different from the comic and screw it up."^ If those things were true, they couldn’t be now because Ben has been working hard to help out.
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^ Not wanting to totally upstage, they didn't do the red carpet, so the gorgeous fam just went inside to support their pals.
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^ Nat Wants To Act Aussie beauty Natalie Imbruglia is plotting a return to acting - if only someone would hire her!
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[23] .Roger Ebert, in review of Daredevil, wrote that both Affleck and co-star Jennifer Garner, were suitable for their roles.^ Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner marriage .
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^ Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner hope for Daredevil sequel .

^ Jennifer Garner's daredevil wedding!
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[24] Daredevil grossed over $179 million worldwide.[14] .Following Daredevil, Affleck starred in several critically panned box office flops, including Gigli (2003) and Surviving Christmas (2004), his career waned considerably.^ Surviving Christmas: 2004 .
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^ Gigli did not do well at the box office.

^ However, after the release of several critically panned, box office flops, including Gigli (2003) and Surviving Christmas (2004), Affleck's career waned considerably.
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.He did not appear in any films until 2006 when he had a cameo in Clerks II.^ Clerks II (2006) as Gawking Guy .
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^ He did not appear in any films released in 2005.
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^ Clerks II: 2006 .
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[25]

Hollywoodland and after

.Affleck made what could be considered a comeback with the September 2006 release of the critically acclaimed George Reeves noir biopic Hollywoodland, directed by HBO TV-series veteran Allen Coulter.^ Affleck made what can be considered a comeback with the September 2006 release of the critically acclaimed George Reeves biopic-noir Hollywoodland, directed by HBO TV-series veteran Allen Coulter.
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^ Hollywoodland (2006) as George Reeves .
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^ Affleck made what can be considered a major comeback with the September 2006 release of the critically acclaimed George Reeves biopic-noir Hollywoodland directed by HBO TV-series veteran Allen Coulter.
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[26] .His performance was well-received; Peter Travers of Rolling Stone, in review of the film, wrote: "The irony is that Affleck's battering at the hands of fame has prepped him beautifully to play Reeves.^ Affleck will rewrite an existing script by Peter Craig with revisions by Chuck Hogan, who wrote the novel "Prince of Thieves," on which the film is based.
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^ Film School Rejects home movie news movie trailers movie reviews tv reviews features interviews contests archives about Currently Browsing: "Ben Affleck" .

^ Renner has been receiving rave reviews for his performance in the indie flick The Hurt Locker , and now he’s decided to lighten things up a bit.
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.He knows this character from the inside: the surface charm, the hidden vulnerability, the ache of watching a career become a joke and being helpless to stop it."^ Some comedians make jokes of the people that watch them out in the audience and everyone laughs because it's not them being made fun of.
  • Sacha Baron Cohen is F**king with Ben Affleck | /Film 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.slashfilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[27] .Claudia Puig of USA Today wrote that Affleck gives a "strong performance".[28] For his performance, he was awarded the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival and won the Supporting Actor of the Year award at the Hollywood Film Festival,[29] and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture.^ This is his first major role considered to be in contention for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
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^ Claudia Puig in USA Today remarks: "Ben Affleck has come of age as a director."
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^ I was so happy when he was nominated for a Golden Globe for it.
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[30]
.Following the success of Hollywoodland, he appeared in the 2007 action film Smokin' Aces.^ Smokin' Aces (2007) as Jack Dupree .
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^ SMOKIN' ACES 2007 .
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^ Affleck quit smoking after starring in the 2007 film Smokin' Aces, in which he was required to smoke heavily, and lost his taste for it after a week of chain-smoking for his role.
  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

.In the film, Affleck plays Jack Dupree, a bounty hunter.^ When it comes to playing the Hollywood game, no one does it better than Jack Giamoro (Ben Affleck).
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^ Ben Affleck played Jack in Man About Town What role did Ben Affleck portray in Surviving Christmas ?
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^ The film will be produced by Ben Affleck, who played Ryan in The Sum of All Fears.
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[31] .Smokin' Aces received mixed reviews from critics,[32] and was a box office failure.^ Though the film got negative reviews from the critics, it was successful at the box office.
  • Biography of Ben Affleck 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.buzzle.com [Source type: General]

^ Paycheck was a box office flop and if stateside reviews are accurate, his new movie Jersey Girl by old mate Kevin Smith is heading the same way.

^ However, after the release of several critically panned, box office flops, including Gigli (2003) and Surviving Christmas (2004), Affleck's career waned considerably.
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[14] .Also in 2007, Affleck made his directorial debut, which starred his brother Casey, with Gone Baby Gone, for which he also co-wrote the screenplay, about two Boston area detectives investigating a little girl's kidnapping and how it affects their lives.^ Ben Affleck is set to make his directorial debut in "Gone, Baby Gone," Variety reports.

^ Apple - Trailers - Gone Baby Gone - Trailer 1 "Gone Baby Gone" is Ben Affleck's directorial debut and is based on the novel from the ...
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^ (With a few things about his brother, Casey, too.
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[33] .Based on the book by Dennis Lehane, it opened to rave reviews in October 2007.[34] When asked why he decided to direct the film, Affleck said: "Directing a movie was really instructive for me.^ Based on the book by Dennis Lehane, it opened to rave reviews in October, 2007, and has led to speculation of Academy Award nominations for Affleck and his brother Casey (who plays the leading role).
  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Directing a movie was really instructive for me.
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^ I just adapted a Dennis Lehane book.
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.I think I learned a lot about writing, and a lot about acting, and I learned how all the pieces fit together from the inside.^ I think I learned a lot about writing, and a lot about acting, and I learned how all the pieces fit together from the inside.
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^ How about a re-write of Wall-E 2?
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^ Well, my cousin’s sister died there, well my father died there; I don’t think it’s a competition about how traumatized people were, I think people were deeply moved and affected and traumatized.
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That was really valuable. It was a good thing."[35] .The film received favorable reviews.^ Venturing into independent film, Affleck received positive reviews for his work at the Sundance film festival.

[36] .Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly noted that Affleck "shows excellent instincts" as a director.^ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: For the courage you showed in shooting this love declaration, did they compensate you well?
  • Ben Affleck: Making the 'F---ing' Video | News | EW.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A wedding scene with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez has been scrapped from director Kevin Smith's upcoming "Jersey Girl," according to Us Weekly magazine.
  • Ben Affleck: News & Videos about Ben Affleck - CNN.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Filed under: phil nugent , lindsay lohan , ben affleck , mel gibson , nick nolte , new york daily news , entertainment weekly .
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[37] Stephanie Zacharek of Salon.com wrote, "As a director, Ben Affleck may turn out to be quite good with actors [...] But he may need to work harder at shaping material, and at making his characters emerge as rounded, believable people."[38]
.In 2009, Affleck returned to film, starring in three features, He's Just Not That into You, State of Play, and Extract.^ Apr 17, 2009 State of Play .
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^ State of Play: 2009 .
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^ Ben Affleck returns with Extract .

.In He's Just Not That into You, a romantic comedy, he was part of an ensemble cast that included Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Scarlett Johansson, Justin Long, and Jennifer Connelly.^ Drew Barrymore, on beau Justin Long .

^ In the two weeks since we met, he's opened up with a part in the ensemble comedy He's Just Not That Into You.
  • Ben Affleck Facts - Profile of Ben Affleck - Esquire 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.esquire.com [Source type: General]

^ The romantic comedy, which stars Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Ben Affleck, and Scarlett Johansson, attracted a crowd that was—not surprisingly—80% female....
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[39] .The film generated mostly mixed reviews,[40] but was a box office success, earning $165 million worldwide.^ I can see where it’s box office success comes from.
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^ Paycheck was a box office flop and if stateside reviews are accurate, his new movie Jersey Girl by old mate Kevin Smith is heading the same way.

^ Despite unanimous lambasting from critics, Pearl Harbor blasted to number one at the box office, earning .2 million on its Memorial Day weekend opening and beginning a summer-2001 trend of high profile films with precipitous box-office runs.

[14] .In State of Play, Affleck played Congressman Stephen Collins, an adaptation of the British television serial State of Play.^ In the new movie State of Play , Ben Affleck plays a politician named Stephen Collins.

^ Ben Affleck was Stephen Collins in State of Play What role did Ben Affleck portray in Hollywoodland ?
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^ Based on the British television series, which was first broadcast in 2003, the American State of Play film is a political thriller that kicks into gear after a congressman's mistress winds up dead.
  • Interviews > Ben Affleck: State Of Play 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC suicidegirls.com [Source type: General]

.The film is a political thriller which raises questions about the relationship between politicians and the media.^ Q: Is the relationship between a celebrity and the media similar or different to the media's relationship with politicians?
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^ The same year, his engagement to Lopez was announced, and the relationship between the two received a lot of attention by the entertainment media who dubbed the couple "Bennifer."
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^ A lot of people are skeptical about their relationship, but I was around them for five months while we were filming Jersey Girl and I can tell you it's about as real as love gets.
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[41] .In the comedy film Extract, Affleck played Dean, a bartender, and the best friend to Jason Bateman's character.^ Aug 13 - Seeded by schnoo Source: The Onion Actor Ben Affleck, best known for his role in the 2003 film Daredevil, told reporters Monday he would really like to see action hero Jason Bourne, played by longtime friend Matt Damon, acquire a sidekick in his next film.
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^ Since then Affleck has veered from indie films to romantic comedy to action flicks with no particular critical acclaim in any of them.
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^ Variety reports that Ben Affleck is in negotiations to play an ambulance-chasing lawyer in Mike Judge 's next comedy, Extract .

[42] .His performance in the film was well-received, with Barbara Vancheri of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporting that "Affleck is a hoot as a long-haired fount of bad advice and drugs he keeps in a little tin behind the bar.^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ...is set for late next month.
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^ Posted by: Ryan July 28, 2009 Well I happen to know Affleck was just filming a movie in Boston and the surrounding towns LAST month, but maybe thats something he wasn't directing 1 ADD COMMENTS .
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^ And Stephen Hunter in the Washington Post comments that Affleck "shows that even if he never developed a memorable performance when he was in front of the camera, he was paying attention to what was going on behind it."
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.After playing a square-jawed crimefighter, an actor turned Superman and a congressman, he is actually loose and funny."^ In Hollywoodland, Affleck would play George Reeves, a failed screen actor who found belated fame as Superman on TV but was simultaneously destroyed by the character.
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^ In it, Affleck played original “Superman” actor George Reeves, whose own fall from grace ended in an apparent suicide surrounded by mysterious circumstances.
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^ In it, Affleck played original Superman actor George Reeves, whose own fall from grace ended in an apparent suicide surrounded by mysterious circumstances.
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[43] Affleck will direct his second feature, The Town, an adaptation of Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves,[44] scheduled for release in 2010.

Other projects

.Affleck's support of the non-profit organization, the A-T Children's Project,[45] began after meeting Joe Kindregan while filming Forces of Nature.^ He started supporting the A-TCP after meeting Joe Kindregan when filming Forces of Nature.
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^ Affleck supports a non-profit organization called the A-T Childrens Project.
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^ Affleck then took on leading roles in films of all genres — action ( Armageddon ), romantic comedy ( Forces of Nature ), drama ( Pearl Harbor ) — but he was often pretty stiff.
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[5][26] .Kindregan, who was then 9 years old, has the rare disease called ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T).^ Kindregan, who was then 9 years old, has a rare disease called ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T).
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^ Testified before Congress in support of funding medical research for Ataxia-Telangiectasia after befriending a young boy who suffered from the degenerative disease.
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^ Talk about your anti-resolution: lessons from a man who did the unthinkable and started smoking at 46 years old.
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[5][26] .Affleck attends benefits and spoke to Congress to advocate for the A-T Children's Project.^ Affleck has attended benefits and spoken to Congress to advocate for the A-T Childrens Project.
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^ Actor Ben Affleck (L) and humanitarian Lysa Heslov attend the Children Mending Hearts afte...
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^ Affleck supports a non-profit organization called the A-T Childrens Project.
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[5][26] .The disease, described as like having muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis, immune deficiency and cancer all at once, is progressive; children with A-T usually do not live beyond their late teens.^ The disease, described as like having muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis, immune deficiency and cancer all at once, is progressive; children with A-T usually do not live beyond their late teens.
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^ Damon, who is married, joins Silverman in the video and the two describe all the different places they are having sex (all in jest, of course).
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[5][26] .In 2007, Affleck was the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony of Falls Church High School in Fairfax, Virginia, from which Kindregan was graduating.^ In 2007, Affleck was the keynote speaker at the Graduation Ceremony for Falls Church High School at the GMU Patriot Center.
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^ Education : Graduated from Latin High School and Cambridge Ridge, University of Vermont (dropped out after 1 semester), Occidental College (dropped out after 1 year, where he had studied Middle Eastern studies) .
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^ The family soon moved to Boston, where Affleck attended high school with Damon at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
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[46]
.On June 23, 2008, he appeared in an ABC News exclusive exploring the humanitarian crisis in Congo.^ Celebrity Quotes: Week Of June 23, 2008 .
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^ Jun 25 - By David Bauder, AP Television Writer "Nightline" will focus on the humanitarian crisis in the Congo with the help of an unusual correspondent — Ben Affleck.
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^ The principle thing for me, over the course of this last year, has been learning,” Affleck said, prior to a primetime ABC Nightline broadcast—Ben Affleck in Congo—in June 2008.
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.Affleck travelled to Congo and interviewed refugees, warlords, and members of parliament.^ People.com: Ben Affleck Travels to the Congo .
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^ Ben Affleck tours refugee camps in eastern Congo .
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."I think the more painful something is, the more you want to distance yourself from it," Affleck said.^ We want to know what you think?
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^ Gotta call you,” said Affleck.
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^ Something I think is more worthwhile."
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."I think the hard part is actually to let some of that go and to realize that when you see some of these images of people suffering in some way or another, to kind of remember that these are people who are in fact just in different circumstance than you are, but that are kind of dealing with [those circumstances] in a pretty brave and enduring way."^ WHO CARES about these people?
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^ You don't actually have to see it.
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^ These are hard people to get!
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[47]
.In December 2008, he teamed-up with the United Nations releasing a short film highlighting the plight of refugees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.^ The Democratic Republic of Congo is such a place.
  • Ben Affleck is not guilty about being a celebrity | The Big Picture | Los Angeles Times 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Dec 17 - Seeded by greenpagan Source: The New York Times Ben Affleck and Mick Jagger teamed up on Wednesday to launch a short film called "Gimme Shelter" drawing attention to the plight of Congolese families driven from their homes by a decade of war.
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^ Ben Affleck Calls for an End to Suffering In Congo November 20, 2008 Ben Affleck is currently in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, where he’s hoping to draw attention to the warring country.
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[48]

In the media

.Affleck appeared in Jimmy Kimmel's video 'I'm Fucking Ben Affleck'; a response to Kimmel's then girlfriend, Sarah Silverman's, video 'I'm Fucking Matt Damon'.[49][50] Many other celebrities appeared in the video including Good Charlotte's Joel and Benji Madden, Macy Gray, Dominic Monaghan, Lance Bass, Josh Groban, Don Cheadle, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Robin Williams, Harrison Ford, Huey Lewis, Joan Jett, Pete Wentz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Meat Loaf, Dicky Barrett and many more.^ Jimmy Kimmel Revenge Video thepaparazzis.com 2/26/2008 — Jimmy Kimmel has gotten back at girlfriend, Sarah Silverman , for her ‘I’M f—king Matt Damon’ song.
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^ Brad Pitt and Don Cheadle were in Oceans 11, 12, and 13 with Matt.
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^ More about: celebrity • baby • Ben Affleck • Jennifer Garner .
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[50]
.Affleck was not in favor of President George W. Bush's stance against gay marriage.^ Although a Democrat, Affleck has spoken kindly of George W. Bush as a person in an interview with Bill O'Reilly (July 27,2004), saying "I had the pleasure of and the honor of meeting the President of the United States at the Daytona 500.
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^ OK? You just watched 3,000 Americans dead in the street because you, President Bush, didn't take enough action against Usama?
  • FOXNews.com - Ben Affleck Talks Politics - Bill O�Reilly | The O�Reilly Factor 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: Original source]

^ But I've got to admit that I don't feel George W. Bush has got the intellectual equipment to be the president.
  • Ben Affleck: "I hope Nader can still sleep" - Salon.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: Original source]

.In discussion of this, he said: "I don't think the government should be involved in any way in people's bedrooms or lives.^ I don't want the government involved in my ability and right to have a family.
  • Ben Affleck: "I hope Nader can still sleep" - Salon.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I don’t think it’s right, but if God didn’t want guys to cheat on their wives with Blake Lively, he should have thought of that before he made her rack so awesome.
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^ Don't you think we should find out who leaked that name?” .
  • Ben Affleck: Bush 'Can Be Hung' for 'Probably' Leaking Plame's Name | NewsBusters.org 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

.With so much hatred and unpleasantness in the world, why would you want to get in the way of people who love each other marrying each other?^ Why would you deny that?!
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^ I love him and I want to marry him.

^ You have people who are intractable.
  • Ben Affleck: "I hope Nader can still sleep" - Salon.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: Original source]

.Anybody who wants to be able to get married to anybody else should be able to.^ The Company Men costarring Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones and Rosemarie DeWitt (who should NOT have been ignored in Rachel Getting Married!
  • Ben Affleck - Gossip | Photos | News | LaineyGossip.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.laineygossip.com [Source type: General]

It's not my business."[51] .He also appeared in a print ad with his openly gay cousin in support of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.^ He appeared in a print ad with his openly gay cousin, Jason, in support of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Perhaps no sign of support is clearer than the election of Kevin Beckner, the county's first openly gay commissioner.
  • Ben Affleck Hub | Ben Affleck Gay Blog Report | Towleroad, News Daily for Gay Guys. 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.towleroad.com [Source type: General]

[52] .Though usually associated with the Democratic Party, Affleck dissents with the party line on regulation of firearms and does not support increased gun control.^ Affleck has been a Barack Obama supporter since he first met him at the 2004 Democratic convention in Boston, according to the Boston Herald .

^ BILL O’REILLY, HOST: The biggest Hollywood gun in town is actor Ben Affleck ( search ), a committed Democrat and Bostonian.
  • FOXNews.com - Ben Affleck Talks Politics - Bill O�Reilly | The O�Reilly Factor 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The vast majority of Hollywood constantly supports the Democratic party so this is no surprise.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Affleck: I’m backing Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[53]
.Affleck spoke diplomatically of George W. Bush as a person in an interview with Bill O'Reilly on July 27, 2004, saying, "I had the pleasure of and the honor of meeting the President of the United States at the Daytona 500. I found him to be a collegial, affable, kind guy."^ I found him to be a collegial, affable, kind guy.
  • FOXNews.com - Ben Affleck Talks Politics - Bill O�Reilly | The O�Reilly Factor 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Although a Democrat, Affleck has spoken kindly of George W. Bush as a person in an interview with Bill O'Reilly (July 27,2004), saying "I had the pleasure of and the honor of meeting the President of the United States at the Daytona 500.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ I had the pleasure of and the honor of meeting the President of the United States at the Daytona 500.
  • FOXNews.com - Ben Affleck Talks Politics - Bill O�Reilly | The O�Reilly Factor 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: Original source]

.He went on to say Bush "is a patriot and he’s a man who believes in the country.^ He went on to say Bush "is a patriot and hes a man who believes in the country.
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^ Stanley runs his car into a homeless man, Phil (Jay Lacopo), who says he is not hurt.

^ Then I could have the arrogance, the wonderful arrogance of a man who needs two to tie, three to win, and says, "Let's roll the dice."
  • ESPN.com - Page2 - Ben Affleck 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC a.espncdn.com [Source type: General]

.He's trying to further an agenda he believes in.^ He's trying to further an agenda he believes in.
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  • FOXNews.com - Ben Affleck Talks Politics - Bill O�Reilly | The O�Reilly Factor 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: Original source]

.I happen to disagree with most of his policies, but I respect the man."^ I happen to disagree with most of his policies, but I respect the man.
  • FOXNews.com - Ben Affleck Talks Politics - Bill O�Reilly | The O�Reilly Factor 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: Original source]

[54]

Personal life

.Affleck had a high-profile romance with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, following her breakup with actor Brad Pitt.^ Affleck had a high-profile romance with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, following her breakup with actor Brad Pitt.
  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ After a broadly successful late 1990s, Affleck took flak for the high-profile failure of Pearl Harbor in 2001, and was trying to figure out the game.
  • Ben Affleck: On the comeback trail - Profiles, People - The Independent 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ But anyone who hates Affleck for his political views must also hate Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks and, really, the majority of Hollywood.
  • In Defense of ... Ben Affleck - Inside Movies 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC insidemovies.moviefone.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[5] .In 2002, he began dating actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, whom he had met prior to filming Gigli.^ In 2002, he began dating actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, whom he met on the set of Gigli.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2002, he began dating actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, whom he had met prior to filming Jersey girl.
  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Dated Jennifer Lopez [July 2002 - January 2004].
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[26] The same year, his engagement to Lopez was announced, and the relationship between the two received much attention from the entertainment media, who dubbed the couple "Bennifer."[26] Despite a wedding planned for September 14, the couple broke up in 2004, both blaming the media attention - including an alleged incident in which Affleck partied with Christian Slater and some lap dancers in Vancouver.[55] .The negative publicity and media attention carried over to the 2003 film Gigli, which also was a box office failure.^ This negative publicity and media attention was also brought along to the 2004 Jersey Girl, which also was a box office failure.
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^ However, after the release of several critically panned, box office flops, including Gigli (2003) and Surviving Christmas (2004), Affleck's career waned considerably.
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^ However, after the release of several critically panned, box office flops, including Gigli (2003) and Surviving Christmas (2004), Affleck's career has waned considerably.
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[56][57]
.He subsequently began seeing his Daredevil co-star, actress Jennifer Garner, and the two were engaged after nine months of dating.^ Affleck subsequently dated his Daredevil co-star, actress Jennifer Garner, and the two were engaged after nine months of seeing each other.
  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Affleck has been dating "Daredevil" co-star Jennifer Garner.
  • Ben Affleck Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.famouscelebrities.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ben Affleck , Jennifer Garner get engaged?
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[26] .Affleck and Garner were married on June 29, 2005 in Turks and Caicos, located in the Caribbean.^ He is married to Jennifer Garner since 29 June 2005 (1 child).
  • Ben Affleck Nude Pictures, Naked Scenes Reviews, Polls, Biography, Forum & News. 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.manpaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Garner and Affleck, both 36, were married in June 2005.
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^ Spouse: Jennifer Garner (29 June 2005 - present) 1 child .
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[58] .They have two daughters, Violet Anne, born on December 1, 2005[59] and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, born on January 6, 2009.[60] He has a holiday home in Savannah, Georgia, and the family was in Cambridge for the summer in 2006 while Affleck was directing Gone, Baby, Gone.^ Affleck has a holiday home in Savannah, Georgia.
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^ The family was in Cambridge for the summer while Affleck was directing Gone, Baby, Gone.
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^ Garner gave birth to a daughter, Violet Anne Affleck, on December 1, 2005.
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[61]
Affleck entered alcohol rehab in 2001, with a spokesman for the actor saying that "Ben is a self-aware and smart man who had decided that a fuller life awaits him without alcohol."[62]
.An avid poker player, Affleck has regularly entered local events.^ Affleck is an avid poker player, regularly entering local events.
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  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ You think Ben Affleck's best performance wasn't in a movie but in his winning hand at the last celebrity poker event.
  • Ben Affleck: News & Videos about Ben Affleck - CNN.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ The sad thing is Affleck is a better poker player than actor.

.He has been tutored by poker professionals Amir Vahedi and Annie Duke, and won the California State Poker Championship on June 20, 2004, taking home the first prize of $356,000, which qualified him for the 2004 World Poker Tour final tournament.^ He has been tutored by poker professionals Amir Vahedi and Annie Duke, and won the California State Poker Championship on June 20, 2004, taking home the first prize of $356,000, which qualified him for the 2004 World Poker Tour final tournament.
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  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ He won $356,000 by winning the California State Poker Championships in June 2004 - defeating some of the best poker players in the world in the process.
  • Ben Affleck - Biography 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Ben Affleck won $356,400 in the championship and has qualified for the World Poker Tour Championship next April in Las Vegas.

[63] .He is a fan of the Boston Red Sox,[64] New England Patriots,[65] Boston Celtics,[66] and Boston Bruins.^ Is a fan of the Red Sox baseball team .
  • Ben Affleck - Biography 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Designed for avid Red Sox fans who have become parents, Team Baby: Red Sox Baby offers toddlers a history of the beloved Boston team and offers them a colorful look at some landmark places associated with the team.
  • Ben Affleck Movies (Used, New, Hard-to-Find) - Alibris 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.alibris.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The guy just isn't the best actor on the planet and supports the Boston Red Sox in an annoying fashion.

[67]
Affleck got his first tattoo when he was sixteen. .He now has about a half-dozen including a tattoo of a dolphin that was used to cover up a tattoo of his high school sweetheart's name.^ With his partner Della Frye (Rachel McAdams), McCaffrey sets out to identify the killer and finds himself involved in a high-level cover-up.
  • Ben Affleck - Zuguide Movie Trailers 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.zuguide.com [Source type: General]

^ They are "like high school sweethearts," the friend said.
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^ Q: You've pretty much now discovered the other half of being an actor: talking about your work.
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The tattoos have been done by numerous artists including Paul Timman.[68] .He quit smoking after starring in the 2007 film Smokin' Aces, in which he was required to smoke heavily, and lost his taste for it after a week of chain-smoking for his role.^ Affleck quit smoking after starring in the 2007 film Smokin' Aces, in which he was required to smoke heavily, and lost his taste for it after a week of chain-smoking for his role.
  • Ben Affleck - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ In the fall of 2007, Affleck further solidified his star status when he made his directorial debut in the critically-acclaimed film “Gone Baby Gone.” .
  • Ben Affleck Biography | Actor Bios | About | Birth Date | Age Old | Height Tall | Fun Facts | Photos | American Superstar Magazine 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.americansuperstarmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He appeared in Danielle Steele's Daddy, starring Patrick Duffy, and scored an uncredited role as Basketball Player #13 in the film version of Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
  • Ben Affleck - Biography 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

[69]

Political activism

.In the final weeks of the 2000 Presidential campaign, Affleck promoted the Democratic ticket, supporting Al Gore and repeatedly delivering a get-out-the-vote plea: "It's very important to vote.^ I think it's important to get involved and get out and vote," Affleck told reporters.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ In the final weeks of 2000 Presidential campaign, Affleck spent his time passionately promoting the Democratic ticket, supporting Al Gore and repeatedly delivering a get-out-the-vote plea: "It's very important to vote.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Getting his act together, Affleck the political pundit returned to the podium again during the 2004 election year - this time channeling his energy into campaigning on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee, John Kerry.

The president will appoint three or four Supreme Court justices."[70] During the final week of the race, Affleck spoke on behalf of Gore in California, Florida, and Pennsylvania.[70] .During a stop in Pittsburgh, he – along with Helen Hunt, Martin Sheen, Rob Reiner and other actors – spent an hour at a phone bank calling registered Democrats.^ During a stop in Pittsburgh, the staralong with Helen Hunt, Martin Sheen, Rob Reiner and other actorsspent an hour at a phone bank calling registered Democrats.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ While Gigi (Ginnifer Goodwin) just wants a man who will call her back, Alex (Justin Long) tries to convince her to stop waiting by the phone.
  • Ben Affleck - Zuguide Movie Trailers 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.zuguide.com [Source type: General]

^ Matt Damon on the other hand is an excellent actor and the true mind behind Good Will Hunting.

[71] ."People in my generation have a low voter turnout.^ "People in my generation have a low voter turnout.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

.One of the reasons that I'm here is to demonstrate that no matter who you are going to vote for ...^ No one cares who he votes for.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Affleck: I’m backing Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Where do you think we go from here?
  • Ben Affleck: "I hope Nader can still sleep" - Salon.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: Original source]

^ One of the reasons that I'm here is to demonstrate that no matter who you are going to vote for...
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

.I think it's important to get involved and get out and vote," he told reporters.^ I think it's important to get involved and get out and vote," Affleck told reporters.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ I've been out getting involved, doing stuff and trying to get people to vote.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ But whoever you support, I think you should get out there and vote.
  • Ben Affleck Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.famouscelebrities.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

."But I'm going to tell people to vote for Gore."^ "But I'm going to tell people to vote for Gore."
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ I'm about to go vote," Affleck then said, adding later, "I am personally gonna vote for Al Gore".
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

[70]
.On October 28, 2000, Affleck flew with Hillary Clinton, who was running for a Senate seat, to Ithaca, New York, where he introduced her at a Cornell University rally.^ Affleck, who first met Senator Obama in 2004 when Boston hosted the Democratic National Convention, has become a fan of the Senator’s and feels he’s the right man for the job.
  • benaffleck coverage by Bostonist 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC bostonist.com [Source type: General]

^ As luck would have it for me, John was meeting with Matt in New York and he flew back and the movie I'm told on the plane was Changing Lanes [in which Ben starred].
  • Ben Affleck: Cashing his "Paycheck" - TeenHollywood.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.teenhollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ben Affleck Celebrities celebrity gossip Jaws media New York NYU people vagina .
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.He told the college crowd that Clinton had been advocating for women and working families since "Rick Lazio was running around the frat house in his underwear". Lazio, then a Long Island congressman, was Clinton's Republican opponent.^ Ribisi portrays Seth Davis, a college dropout who thinks he's going straight when he takes a job at J.T. Marlin, a stock firm located in Long Island.
  • Ben Affleck (State of Play, He's Just Not That Into You, Gone Baby Gone and Man About Town) - news, photos, filmography, rent DVDs from LOVEFiLM 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.lovefilm.com [Source type: General]
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^ Sergeant Yates performs some undercover work on an entire frat house.

^ Jason Bateman has come a long way since he played that sweet kid on The Little House on the Prairie .
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[72]
.On November 6, 2000, the final day of the campaign, he was one of several high-profile celebrities summoned to Miami Beach by Miramax Films boss Harvey Weinstein for a late-night Gore rally, just hours before polls opened nationwide.^ Despite unanimous lambasting from critics, Pearl Harbor blasted to number one at the box office, earning .2 million on its Memorial Day weekend opening and beginning a summer-2001 trend of high profile films with precipitous box-office runs.

^ Film Forum is showing both as a single program for ten days from November 16-25.
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^ Although I think flying around in Air Force One for 11 hours before coming back and landing in the White House was probably less forgivable.
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[70] .The Gore campaign's last event, a final effort to energize South Beach voters, did not end until about 1:00 a.m., but Affleck flew back to New York that morning and made a surprise live appearance on The Rosie O'Donnell Show.^ Did Ben Affleck get a new agent?
  • Ben Affleck as SUPERMAN? Adrien Brody Investigating His Death? Who Killed Ben Affleck in HOLLYWOODLAND?!?!? -- Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gothamist is a website about New York.
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^ As luck would have it for me, John was meeting with Matt in New York and he flew back and the movie I'm told on the plane was Changing Lanes [in which Ben starred].
  • Ben Affleck: Cashing his "Paycheck" - TeenHollywood.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.teenhollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

It was 10:15 a.m. when he made his final public pitch from a Rockefeller Center studio, noting that he was "a little bit tired ... .I've been out getting involved, doing stuff and trying to get people to vote.^ But I think a lot of people shy away from it, and many celebrities you see who've gone out there, tried to be active, have gotten pretty beaten down, you know?
  • Ben Affleck - Biography 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.And that's why I came by here". Also, "Today is the get-out-the-vote day and ...^ SOMEONE out there has no life and just waits patiently to cast a vote a day for Christopher.
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.I think this is the time to get involved, especially the young folks who are here ...^ Like most couples with young children, they probably don't have a lot of time for romance or intimacy, especially if the baby isn't sleeping through the night.
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^ Frankly, I don't think any of the haters here have 1% of the talent of a guy who directed Gone, Baby Gone and wrote Good Will Hunting.
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^ Secondly, who agrees with me that the Oscars are ten times more enjoyable here in the DVR age?
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I'm about to go vote," He then said, "I am personally gonna vote for Al Gore".[70][73]
.As votes were tallied that night, Affleck told Salon.com's Amy Reiter, "I'm nervous this evening, but one of the things that's exciting to me is the number of people who voted.^ No one cares who he votes for.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Affleck: I’m backing Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ I'm nervous this evening, but one of the things that's exciting to me is the amount of people who voted.
  • Ben Affleck: "I hope Nader can still sleep" - Salon.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: Original source]

^ As votes were tallied that night, Affleck told Salon's Amy Reiter, "I'm nervous this evening, but one of the things that's exciting to me is the amount of people who voted.
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.No matter who wins, I think it's a healthy thing for our country that so many voters have come out and participated in the process.^ No matter who wins, I think it's a healthy thing for our country that so many voters have come out and participated in the process.
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  • Ben Affleck: "I hope Nader can still sleep" - Salon.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I assure Rob to give Ben 186-7 max `cuz I think that a person, no matter what height he got should claim his own height!
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^ No matter who wins, I hope the country can find -- rather than the partisan bickering that has characterized the Republican Congress and the impeachment process -- a way to work together.
  • Ben Affleck: "I hope Nader can still sleep" - Salon.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: Original source]

Either way, I think the most important number will be the turnout".[74]
.In the May 2001 issue of GQ, Affleck said, "My fantasy is that someday I'm independently wealthy enough that I'm not beholden to anybody, so I can run for Congress on the grounds that everyday people should be in government".[75] However, when he was asked about his political ambitions in an April 2009 interview to promote the 2009 film, State of Play, Affleck said, "I really like my job that I have now.^ State of Play (2009) more movies like this .
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^ BA: I really like my job that I have now.
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^ He also said, “I think Ben Affleck should run.” .
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.Plus, unlike in Hollywood where you need one director to hire you, in politics you have to have a lot of people to vote for you.^ Plus, unlike in Hollywood where you need one director to hire you, in politics you have to have a lot of people to vote for you.
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^ As votes were tallied that night, Affleck told Salon's Amy Reiter, "I'm nervous this evening, but one of the things that's exciting to me is the amount of people who voted.
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^ Guess that means there will be a lot more comedy for right-wingers in the years to come, because you'll need it as it will be your only outlet and voice.
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.I think it's harder work.^ I think it's harder work.
  • Interviews > Ben Affleck: State Of Play 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC suicidegirls.com [Source type: General]

.I really am happy with what I'm doing now.^ I really am happy with what I'm doing now.
  • Interviews > Ben Affleck: State Of Play 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC suicidegirls.com [Source type: General]

.In fact I've never been at a place where I've felt better about going to work everyday.^ In fact I've never been at a place where I've felt better about going to work everyday.
  • Interviews > Ben Affleck: State Of Play 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC suicidegirls.com [Source type: General]

^ It's a place that I've never personally been before.
  • Ben Affleck: News & Videos about Ben Affleck - CNN.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ And the first I’ve heard about it was him calling me and saying, “they’re not going to do it with Harrison Ford, but they’d be interested in talking to you about doing it.
  • Ben Affleck Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.famouscelebrities.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I'm more engaged and very, very happy."^ I'm more engaged and very, very happy.
  • Interviews > Ben Affleck: State Of Play 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC suicidegirls.com [Source type: General]

[76]
.In 2004, Affleck actively campaigned for Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry.^ Is a staunch Democrat and has supported Senator John Kerry 's 2004 presidential campaign.
  • Ben Affleck - Biography 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Is a staunch Democrat and has supported Senator John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign.

^ In 2004, Affleck actively campaigned for Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

[77] .During the first day of the 2004 Democratic National Convention, he was featured on Larry King Live with Tucker Carlson and Al Sharpton.^ Democratic National Convention (33) .
  • Ben Affleck Hub | Ben Affleck Gay Blog Report | Towleroad, News Daily for Gay Guys. 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.towleroad.com [Source type: General]

^ During the first day of the Democratic Convention, Affleck was featured on Larry King Live with Tucker Carlson and Al Sharpton.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Affleck, who first met Senator Obama in 2004 when Boston hosted the Democratic National Convention, has become a fan of the Senator’s and feels he’s the right man for the job.
  • benaffleck coverage by Bostonist 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC bostonist.com [Source type: General]

[78] .Larry King asked if he would consider running for office, and Affleck admitted to contemplating the proposition.^ Larry King asked Affleck if he would consider running for office, and Affleck admitted to contemplating the proposition.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ During the first day of the Democratic Convention, Affleck was featured on Larry King Live with Tucker Carlson and Al Sharpton.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Specific attention focused on whether he would run for Kerry's open Senate seat (as Affleck was from Massachusetts).
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

.Specific attention focused on whether he would run for Kerry's open Senate seat (as Affleck was from Massachusetts).^ Specific attention focused on whether he would run for Kerry's open Senate seat (as Affleck was from Massachusetts).
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Reporters have been asking Affleck whether he'll run for office.
  • From Beantown to Bentown (washingtonpost.com) 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ During that time, Affleck began what would be a long-running association with filmmaker Kevin Smith, who tapped his wiseguy townie charm in "Mallrats" (1995).

.He noted that the line between politics and entertainment is becoming increasingly blurred, as political figures Ronald Reagan, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, both came from the entertainment business, although both were members of the Republican Party.^ He noted that the line between politics and entertainment is becoming increasingly blurred, as political figures Ronald Reagan, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, all came from the entertainment business, although all were/are members of the Republican Party.
  • Ben Affleck biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (actor) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ The line is increasingly blurred between news and entertainment.
  • Ben Affleck - Biography 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ But you have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world.
  • Ben Affleck - Biography 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

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Filmography

Actor

Year Film Role Notes
1981 The Dark End of the Street Kid in the street Ben Affleck's first film
1984 The Voyage of the Mimi C.T. Granville TV series
1987 Hands of a Stranger Billy Hearn TV movie
1988 The Second Voyage of the Mimi C.T. Granville TV series
1991 Daddy Ben Watson TV movie
1992 School Ties Chesty Smith
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Player 10
1993 Dazed and Confused Fred O'Bannion
Against the Grain Joe Willie Clemons TV series; 8 episodes
1995 Mallrats Shannon Hamilton
1996 Glory Daze Jack
1997 Good Will Hunting Chuckie Sullivan Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Chasing Amy Holden McNeil
Going All the Way Tom "Gunner" Casselman
1998 Shakespeare in Love Ned Alleyn Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated — American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Armageddon A.J. Frost Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Performance - Male
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Liv Tyler)
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Phantoms Sheriff Bryce Hammond
1999 Dogma Bartleby
Forces of Nature Ben Holmes
200 Cigarettes Bartender
2000 Bounce Buddy Amaral Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Gwyneth Paltrow)
Reindeer Games Rudy Duncan
Boiler Room Jim Young
Joseph: King of Dreams Joseph Voice
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Holden McNeil/Himself
Daddy and Them Lawrence Bowen
Pearl Harbor 1st Lt/Captain Rafe McCawley
2002 The Sum of All Fears Jack Ryan
Changing Lanes Gavin Banek
2003 Daredevil Matt Murdock/Daredevil Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Jennifer Garner)
Gigli Larry Gigli
Paycheck Michael Jennings
2004 Surviving Christmas Drew Latham
Jersey Girl Ollie Trinke
2005 Elektra Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Scene cut)
2006 Clerks II Gawking Guy
Hollywoodland George Reeves Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Volpi Cup
Hollywood Film Festival Award for Supporting Actor of the Year
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Man About Town Jack Giamoro
2007 Smokin' Aces Jack Dupree
2009 He's Just Not That Into You Neil
State of Play Stephen Collins
Extract Dean
2010 The Company Men Bobby Walker
The Town Doug MacRay post-production

Director

Year Film Notes
2007 Gone Baby Gone Austin Film Crtics Award for Best First Film
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Filmmaker
Hollywood Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Director of the Year
National Board of Review Award for Best Directorial Debut
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakthrough Filmmaker
2008 Gimme Shelter short film
2010 The Town post-production

Writer

Year Film Notes
1997 Good Will Hunting All the following shared with Matt Damon:
Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Writer
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Newcomer of the Year
Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay
Humanitas Prize (Feature Film Category)
National Board of Review Special Achievement in Filmmaking
Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated — London Film Critics' Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated — Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay
2002 Push, Nevada
2007 Gone Baby Gone
2010 The Town post-production

Producer

Year Film Notes
2001-2005 Project Greenlight Executive Producer
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program (2002, 2004, 2005)
2002 Push, Nevada Executive Producer
2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights Producer
2007 Gone Baby Gone Producer
2009 Reporter Executive producer
Documentary

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Further reading

  • Brashares, Ben. Ben Affleck. Aladdin Paperbacks Publishing Staff, 1999. ISBN 0-689-82547-1
  • Wellman, Sam. Ben Affleck. .Facts on File, Inc., 1999. ISBN 0-7910-5331-8
  • Wukovits, John F. Ben Affleck.^ Anonymous says on 28/Nov/05 Ok, Saw Ben Affleck 2 years ago in a Wendys in Newburgh, NY. He was there with John Kerry, John Edwards...
    • Ben Affleck Height - how tall 16 September 2009 23:47 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Director John Woos last directorial film so far features a befuddled Ben Affleck (talk about typecasting) on the lam but not knowing why.

    ^ Filed in Movie Star Blog under ben affleck .

    Lucent Books, 2004. ISBN 1-59018-323-1

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Pierce Brosnan
People's Sexiest Man Alive
2002
Succeeded by
Johnny Depp

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Ben Affleck
File:Ben
Ben Affleck
Born Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt
August 15, 1972 (1972-08-15) (age 38)
Berkeley, California
Height 6 ft 2.5 in / 1.89 m
Spouse Jennifer Garner (2005 - present) 1 child
Children Violet Anne Affleck
Awards Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
2006 Hollywoodland

Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American movie actor, director, and Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. He became famous in the late 1990s, after acting in the movie Good Will Hunting, and has since become a Hollywood star, having acted in several important movies.

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Citable sentences

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Here are sentences from other pages on Ben Affleck, which are similar to those in the above article.








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