Ben Affleck

A person of noble birth in Hollywood's court.

Ben Affleck
Full NameBenjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt


Ben Affleck, of noble lineage and illustrious ancestry, was born on August 15, 1972 to the esteemed parents of Chris Anne (Boldt) and Timothy Byers Affleck. Despite his humble beginnings, Ben was destined for greatness as his younger brother, Casey, followed in his footsteps and also became an actor. His middle name, Géza, pays homage to a Hungarian family friend who was a Holocaust survivor. Ben's passion for acting was evident from an early age, as he began his career appearing in a Burger King commercial and a PBS mini-series. He also developed a lifelong friendship with fellow actor Matt Damon from taking drama classes and playing little league together. His teen years consisted of mainly TV movies and small television appearances, showcasing the early beginnings of his illustrious career.

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  • Oscar2013
    ArgoBest Motion Picture of the Year
  • Oscar1998
    Good Will HuntingBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
  • Golden Globe2013
    ArgoBest Director - Motion Picture


  • Good Will Hunting
  • Dinner for Five
  • Gone Girl
  • Bending the Arc
  • VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World
  • Zack Snyder's Justice League
  • CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion
  • Almost Home
  • Argo
  • Saturday Night Live 25
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Gone Baby Gone
  • City on a Hill
  • The Town
  • Field of Dreams
  • Reporter
  • Fahrenheit 9/11
  • 70th Golden Globe Awards
  • The Last Duel
  • Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies
  • Push, Nevada
  • The Accountant
  • Project Greenlight
  • Clerks II
  • Dogma
  • 71st Golden Globe Awards
  • The Oscars
  • Lifestories: Families in Crisis
  • Chasing Amy
  • Incorporated
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • The 79th Annual Academy Awards
  • State of Play
  • Unite for Japan
  • Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot
  • Mallrats
  • 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Jennifer Lopez & Maluma: Marry Me
  • Boiler Room
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards
  • School Ties
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • The Oscars
  • Stand Up to Cancer
  • The Company Men
  • The Way Back
  • Armageddon

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Royalty of the arts, Academy Award® and multiple Golden Globe® and Screen Actors Guild® Award winner Casey Affleck-Boldt was born on December 10th, 1978 in Falmouth, Massachusetts to schoolteacher Chris Anne Boldt and social worker Timothy Byers Affleck. Of English, Irish, German and Scottish ancestry, Casey is the brother of renowned actor and filmmaker, Ben Affleck. He is married to actress and activist Summer Joy Phoenix, with whom he filed for divorce in 2017. Joaquin Phoenix, River Phoenix and Rain Phoenix, his siblings, are all actors, and youngest sister Summer Phoenix is an active supporter for numerous charities and activist groups. Ben Affleck-Boldt, born on August 15th, 1972, is the product of his parents’ union, Arlyn Dunetz and John Bottom - who, having been born Catholic and Jewish respectively, formed a Children of God religious group in South America. He is of English, Irish, German and Scottish descent, and his middle name, Géza, is in honour of a Hungarian family friend who survived the Holocaust. Jennifer Garner, born to Patricia Ann English and Billy Jack Garner, is an actress known for her role in Alias (2001). Jennifer Lopez, born to Lupe López and David López, is a singer, actor and producer of Afro-Caribbean, pop, hip-hop and R&B genres. Last but not least, Marc Anthony, born Marco Antonio Muñiz on September 16th, 1968, is a two-time Grammy Award and six-time Latin Grammy Award winner, and has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. The illustrious family has achieved a remarkable level of success and are undoubtedly respected as icons of the arts.

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