Date of Birth:
August 15, 1972
Berkeley, California, United States In a Relationship With:Jennifer Garner Best Quotes:
“I don't think the government should be involved in any way in people's bedrooms or lives. 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?”
“I've finally learnt how to say, 'No comment.' To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve, and a steep one, at that. You had better learn quick, or you get burnt.”
“I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun, sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.”
“I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important, than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.”
Ben Affleck (born in Berkeley, California on August 15, 1972) is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. Ben worked as a child actor, and continued his pursuit of an acting career throughout the 1990s, before receiving worldwide recognition alongside his BFF, Matt Damon, in Good Will Hunting. This movie alone transformed his career, earning him an Oscar, and turning him into a media obsession. Throughout his career, Ben has played roles alongside Hollywood’s elite, and reportedly makes an estimated 15 million per movie. Some of his successful roles include Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Daredevil, Gone Baby Gone, and The Town. Ben is also a philanthropist who founded the “Eastern Congo Initiative”. He also co-founded the production company, “LivePlanet,” with Matt Damon. Ben is an avid poker player, and often speaks out about his democratic ideals. He is an multitalented, inspirational Hollywood celebrity who has earned his way to the top, starring in versatile roles, including action, romantic comedies, and drama.
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Ben is currently married to his Daredevil costar, Jennifer Garner. The couple have two daughters and one son together. Prior to marrying Jennifer, Ben dated Gwyneth Paltrow, and was involved in a highly publicized relationship with Jennifer Lopez, to whom he was engaged, and with whom he had the couple name, “Bennifer”. Ben also frequently works with brother, Casey Affleck, and childhood friend, Matt Damon.
Ben is best known as an actor and screenwriter. His breakthrough role came in 1997, for his work in Good Will Hunting, which made him a household name. Ben has also teamed up to promote various charities. The media attention surrounding his high-profile relationships and his wildly good looks have definitely only added to his celebrity!