Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Date of Birth:

Oct 08, 1970

Place of Birth:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter. He is ranked among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.Damon has received various accolades, including an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and has been nominated for three British Academy Film Awards and seven Emmy Awards. Born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Damon began his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. He made his professional acting debut in the film Mystic Pizza (1988). He came to prominence in 1997, when he wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting, alongside Ben Affleck, which won them the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay and earned Damon a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He continued to garner praise from critics for his roles as the eponymous character in Saving Private Ryan (1998), the antihero in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), a fallen angel in Dogma (1999) and Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019), an energy analyst in Syriana (2005), and a corrupt Irish-American police officer in The Departed (2006). In 2019 he starred as race car driver and designer Carroll Shelby in James Mangold's Ford v Ferrari. Damon is also known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002–2016) and as a con man in the Ocean's trilogy (2001–2007). For his supporting role as the rugby player Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009) and his leading role as an astronaut stranded on Mars in The Martian (2015), Damon received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor, respectively. The latter also won him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. Damon has received Emmy Award nominations for his portrayal of Scott Thorson in the biopic Behind the Candelabra (2013) and for producing the reality series Project Greenlight. He also received an Academy Award nomination for producing Manchester by the Sea (2016). Description above from the Wikipedia article Matt Damon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

filmography:

Unsane Unsane

2018

Rising Son Rising Son

1990

His Way His Way

2011

EuroTrip EuroTrip

2004

Glory Daze Glory Daze

1995

Deadpool 2 Deadpool 2

2018

Margaret Margaret

2011

Plan B Plan B

2011

Hereafter Hereafter

2010

Inside Job Inside Job

2010

Elysium Elysium

2013

Titan A.E. Titan A.E.

2000

Green Zone Green Zone

2010

Rounders Rounders

1998

Downsizing Downsizing

2017

Boston Boston

2017

Stillwater Stillwater

2020

True Grit True Grit

2010

Dogma Dogma

1999

Syriana Syriana

2005

Suburbicon Suburbicon

2017

Gerry Gerry

2002

Contagion Contagion

2011

Invictus Invictus

2009

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