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Matt Damon Biography

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Matt Damon’s acting career took off after starring in and writing Good Will Hunting with pal Ben Affleck. The pair won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 1997 for that movie. Damon has since played in a wide variety of films, for instance, most popular Ocean’s Eleven show as well as the Jason Bourne trilogy.

His dad, Kent, was a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer. His mom, Nancy, was an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has one brother, Kyle, who’s three years his senior. His parents divorced when Matt was two.

At 10, Matt met a man from two blocks down the road: Ben Affleck. The pair did everything together. His parents played baseball (both are diehard Boston Red Sox supporters) as well as the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons, and attended film double features jointly. In high school, Matt actually took to playing.

Damon studied English at Harvard but left early to continue a career in playing. Matt Damon went to develop starring characters in the movies The Rainmaker (1997), and Good Will Hunting (1997), that he shared an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay with fellow co-star Ben Affleck.

The $125 million Bourne Ultimatum had the greatest August opening weekend in film history, doing estimated $70.2 million of company in America and Canada.

They’d met while Damon was filming Stuck On You in Miami, where she was working as a bartender.

The couple has three daughters: Isabella, was born June 11, 2006, in Miami, where three daughters reside when he is not filming on location. Their second kid, Gia Zavala Damon, was born August 20, 2008. The couple welcomed daughter Stella Zavala on October 20, 2010. The couple also has a stepdaughter, Alexa, from Barroso’s previous union.

In 2007, Damon was named the “hottest man alive” by People magazine. A surprised Damon said “all the campaigning” by buddies George Clooney and Brad Pitt, who had each won the honor twice, had eventually paid off. “Matt gave an maturing suburban father the ego increase of an eternity,” George said in a letter printed in the magazine. “My 9-year old stepdaughter now believes I am cool – well, more amazing.”

In January 2008, Damon got plenty of media interest due to a brief music video he appeared on with comic Sarah Silverman. Damon appeared in the song’s video, that was shown on Kimmel’s show and afterwards became a popular clip online.

On the career front, Damon received an Academy Award nomination because of his part as rugby excellent Francois Pienaar in the movie, Invictus (2009). Matt Damon starred in the 2010 thriller, Green Zone as well as the play Hereafter, directed by Clint Eastwood.

Recently, Damon has continued to undertake a fascinating mixture of jobs.

Matt Damon went to appear in the war play The Monuments Men (2014) with George Clooney. That autumn, Damon teamed up with longtime friend Ben Affleck. The pair’s creation firm, Pearl Street Films, consented to come up with a fresh show, Incorporated, for the Syfy cable network. Pearl Street Films will work with CBS Television Studios with this job.

Matt Damon Biography