Actor, screenwriter, producer, and American director, born August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California. Won an Oscar from the Academy of Hollywood for his screenplay of the 1997 film Good Will Hunting, (El indomable Will Hunting), shared with Matt Damon.
He began to become known in the film Mallrats, 1995, to almost then jump to fame starring in Good Will Hunting (the indomitable Will Hunting), which was also the script writer that earned him an Oscar and a Golden Globe, with only 23 years old.
Behind were several participations in 9 movies of little importance, including the lead role in Chasing Amy, 1997. It is could place then as an actor in central roles in big-budget films, such as Armageddon (1998) Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002), The Sum of All Fears (2002) and Daredevil (2003).
He had a high-profile romance with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998 which attracted the eyes of the international press. In 2002, he/she established a loving bond with the singer and actress Jennifer López, and the couple began to be known as "Bennifer". After feeling harassed by the media, they resolved to spread in 2004, and Affleck knew that would be his wife, the actress Jennifer Garner, with which he/she later had two daughters. Together with his childhood friend, the also actor and director Matt Damon, have founded a company called LivePlanet production of films.
His style as a player has gone through various records, from romantic comedies to patriotic films, from a one-dimensional character as the series of Tom Clancy, the spy Jack Ryan, (formerly played by Harrison Ford), to the complex development of the genius friend, one who realizes that never in his life may leave the poor suburb in the living.
His directorial debut was auspicious, with good reviews from critics, but the film Gone Baby Gone (goodbye, Goodbye), scripted by writer Dennis Lehane, was suspended in Britain following the disappearance of the girl, Madeleine McCann, where he/she kept similar characteristics with its finlm plot.
Ben Affleck has actively participated in politics, supporting campaigns and contributing to non-profit institutions. It is a very fond of playing cards player, he/she participated in the world organized in 2008, after being the winner in California in 2004, having obtained a succulent bag more than 385.000 us $.
As an actor:
2009: Extract; State of Play; What about the men? (He's just not that into you). 2007: ACEs hot (Smokin'Aces) 2006: Clerks II; Man About Town; Hollywoodland. 2005: Glory Road. 2004: Surviving Christmas; Jersey Girl; Paycheck. 2003: A dangerous relationship, Daredevil. 2002: the limit of the truth; A perfect night; Nuclear panic; Daddy and them. 2001: Jay and silent Bob strike back; Pearl Harbor. 2000: Something to tell; Operation reindeer (Reindeer Games); The informer. 1999: Dogma; The forces of nature; 200 cigarettes; Shakespeare in Love (Shakespeare in love) 1998: Armageddon; Phantoms.1997: El indomable Will Hunting; Going all the way; The killer of the office; Chasing Amy. 1996: Last call. 1995: Mallrats.1993: disoriented young (Dazed and Confused) 1992: School Ties; Buffy the vampire slayer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). 1981: Dark end of the street.
2007: Gone Baby Gone
1997: Oscar and Golden Globe for best original screenplay for Good Will Hunting 1998: award Union of actors for best actor cast in Shakespeare in love 2006: Volpi Cup for best actor, Venice Film Festival, by Hollywoodland.