He is too good to be an ordinary film industry guy, an actor, a producer, director and a critically acclaimed writer. Born in 1972 with a name Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt and has earned some fame. His true potentials were discovered by the director Kevin Smith in the movies Mallrats & Chasing Away. He was two awards for the screenplay of his movie Good Will Hunting, Academy & Golden Globe. He is the founder of the production company LivePlanet along with Matt Damon, his childhood friend.
Ben was born in California with an Irish surname Affleck, owing to his Irish ancestory. At the tender age of 8, he met Matt Damon and their friendship has lasted through the rough and tough weather of life. As a child actor, he appeared in the kid series The Voyage of the Mimi. During the last decade of 20th century, he had roles in Lifestories: Families in Crisis.
Affleck grabbed the attention of Hollywood from the movie Good Will Hunting. He later appeared in many box office successes including Armageddon, Pearl Harbor & The Sum of all Fears which is based on the book of same name written by Tom Clancy. He is in no way limited to the films and has continued to appear in HBO series namely George Reeves, Noir Biopic & Hollywoodland.
He appeared in his favorite movie Daredevil in 2003 because Daredevil was his beloved comic character during childhood. The movie grossed $179 million worldwide. He co-starred with Jennifer Garner in the movie whom he later married in 2005.
Ben Affleck has been the lead actor in numerous blockbusters; the list of top 10 movies is compiled below
- Shakespeare in Love
- Good Will Hunting
- The Town
- Dazed & Confused
- Chasing Amy
- Changing Lanes
- State of Play
- Boiler Room
- Clerks II