August 15, 1972
48 years old
6 ft 3.5 in | 192 cm
98 kg | 216 pounds
44 in | 112 cm
13 US | 46 EU
36 in | 91.5 cm
Ben Affleck was born in Berkeley, California, United States, on August 15, 1972, is an American actor.
Young Ben Affleck started his professional acting career, at the age of seven.
He made his big screen debut in drama film Dark Side of the Street (1981) in role as a kid in the street.
He landed his television debut in PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984) in role as C.T. Granville.
Affleck's breakthrough performance came as Chuckie Sullivan in drama film Good Will Hunting (1997), for which he and Matt Damon won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Screenplay.
He got his directorial debut with neo-noir mystery thriller movie Gone Baby Gone (2007).
The Last Duel (2021) drama with Matt Damon and Jodie Comer
Deep Water (2021) thriller with Ana de Armas and Rachel Blanchard
The Last Thing He Wanted (2020) political thriller in role as Treat Morrison, opposite Anne Hathaway and Rosie Perez
The Way Back (2020) sports drama in role as Jack Cunningham, opposite Janina Gavankar
Triple Frontier (2019) action adventure in role as Tom "Redfly" Davis, with Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam and Garrett Hedlund
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) comedy in role as Holden McNeil, opposite Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith
He won the Academy Award for Best Picture and won the Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award for Best Director for historical drama movie Argo (2012), which he directed, produced and starred in role as Nick Dunne.
He portrayed Bruce Wayne / Batman in superhero films:
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Justice League (2017)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as George Reeves in period mystery film Hollywoodland (2006).
Armageddon (1998) science fiction disaster opposite Bruce Willis and Liv Tyler
Dogma (1999) fantasy comedy with Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino and Salma Hayek
Bounce (2000) romantic drama opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Natasha Henstridge
Pearl Harbor (2001) romantic period war drama directed by Michael Bay
Daredevil (2003) superhero with Jennifer Garner and Colin Farrell
Jersey Girl (2004) drama romance opposite Liv Tyler and Jennifer Lopez
State of Play (2009) political thriller with Rachel McAdams, Russell Crowe and Helen Mirren
Shakespeare in Love (1998) romantic period comedy drama opposite Gwyneth Paltrow, Judi Dench and Joseph Fiennes
He's Just Not That Into You (2009) romantic comedy drama with Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore and Scarlett Johansson
Runner Runner (2013) crime thriller opposite Justin Timberlake and Gemma Arterton
The Company Men (2010) drama with Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones
Gone Girl (2014) psychological thriller opposite Rosamund Pike and Emily Ratajkowski
The Town (2010) crime thriller with Blake Lively, Rebecca Hall and Jeremy Renner
The Accountant (2016) crime thriller opposite Anna Kendrick
Live by Night (2016) drama crime opposite Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning and Sienna Miller
The Second Voyage of the Mimi (1988) PBS educational television program in role as C.T. Granville
Against the Grain (1993) NBC drama television series in role as Joe Willie Clemons
He portrayed Ben Watson in television romantic drama film Daddy (1991).
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1999–2013) in 7 episodes.
Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) HBO Max miniseries in role as Batman / Bruce Wayne
Attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Massachusetts.
Studied Spanish at the University of Vermont and Middle Eastern affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California.
Friends with actor Matt Damon, since the age of 8.
Has a younger brother, Casey Affleck.
Has English, Irish, Scottish and German ancestry.
Fan of the Red Sox baseball team.
Has a fear of flying.
Ben and Matt Damon are co-owners of production company Pearl Street Films.
He is a member of Feeding America's Entertainment Council.
Avid fan of Robert Englund.
Close friends with actor George Clooney.
Avid poker player.
He co-founded the nonprofit organization Eastern Congo Initiative in 2010.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
He was married to actress Jennifer Garner (2005-2018), they have three children together.
Has been engaged to Jennifer Lopez (2002-2004).
He dated Ana de Armas (2019-2021), Shauna Sexton (2018), Lindsay Shookus (2015-2019), Gwyneth Paltrow (1997-2000) and Cheyenne Rothman (1990-1997).