October 8, 1970
50 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
84 kg | 185 lbs
43 in | 109 cm
11 US | 44 EU
33 in | 83 cm
Matt Damon was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, on October 8, 1970, is an American actor.
Young Matt Damon first started acting during his years at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in school theater productions.
He made his big screen debut in coming-of-age film Mystic Pizza (1988) in role as Steamer, at the age of 18.
He got his television debut in movie Rising Son (1990) in role as Charlie Robinson.
Matt wrote screenplay with his friend Ben Affleck and he starred in lead role as Will Hunting in drama movie Good Will Hunting (1997), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and they won the Academy and a Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay.
The Last Duel (2021) drama in role as Jean de Carrouges, opposite Jodie Comer and Ben Affleck
Stillwater (2021) drama in role as Bill Baker, with Abigail Breslin and Camille Cottin
Ford v Ferrari (2019) biographical drama in role as Carroll Shelby, opposite Christian Bale and Jon Bernthal
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) comedy in role as Loki (uncredited)
He was nominated for the Academy Award and he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as astronaut Mark Watney in science fiction film The Martian (2015) directed by Ridley Scott.
He was nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Francois Pienaar in biographical sports drama film Invictus (2009) directed by Clint Eastwood.
He portrayed Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise:
The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Jason Bourne (2016)
He played Linus Caldwell in Ocean's trilogy, directed by Steven Soderbergh:
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Tom Ripley in psychological thriller movie The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999).
He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance as Mark Whitacre in biographical comedy crime film The Informant! (2009).
Saving Private Ryan (1998) epic war directed by Steven Spielberg
Rounders (1998) drama crime opposite Edward Norton and John Malkovich
Dogma (1999) fantasy comedy with Ben Affleck and Salma Hayek
Syriana (2005) geopolitical thriller opposite George Clooney
The Brothers Grimm (2005) adventure fantasy with Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci and Lena Headey
The Departed (2006) crime drama opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg
True Grit (2010) Western with Jeff Bridges and Hailee Steinfeld
The Adjustment Bureau (2011) romantic science fiction thriller with Emily Blunt
The Monuments Men (2014) drama action with George Clooney, Bill Murray and Cate Blanchett
Elysium (2013) science fiction action with Jodie Foster and Alice Braga
Downsizing (2017) science fiction comedy drama opposite Christoph Waltz and Kristen Wiig
Suburbicon (2017) black comedy opposite Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac
Deadpool 2 (2018) superhero in role as Redneck #1, credited as "Dickie Greenleaf"
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Scott Thorson in biographical drama movie Behind the Candelabra (2013), directed by Steven Soderbergh.
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Carol Burnett in NBC sitcom 30 Rock (2010–2011).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live (2002, 2018).
He received four nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program for producing documentary series Project Greenlight (2001–2005, 2015).
Attended Cambridge Alternative School (now Graham and Parks) and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
Attended Harvard University.
Has English, Scottish, Finnish and Swedish ancestry.
Has a brother, Kyle.
Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.
He received the Academy Award for Best Picture nomination for producing drama film Manchester by the Sea (2016).
Best friend with Ben Affleck.
Fan of the Boston Red Sox.
He established two production companies with Ben Affleck, LivePlanet and Pearl Street Films.
He was awarded the Harvard Arts Medal in 2013.
Founder of H2O Africa Foundation.
He is an ambassador for ONEXONE.
Close friend with actor Chris Hemsworth.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
He married Luciana Barroso in 2005, they have three daughters together.
He dated Rhona Mitra (2003), Odessa Whitmire (2001-2003), Kara Sands (2000), Winona Ryder (1997-2000), Minnie Driver (1997-1998) and Skylar Satenstein (1988-1989).