Ben Affleck Facts
American actor, film director, writer, and producer
- Ben Affleck's actual name is Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt.
- He was born on August 15, 1972.
- He won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for the screenplay for Good Will Hunting (1997), which he co-wrote with Matt Damon.
- He directed several popular English films including Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Town (2010) and Argo (2012)
- Actor Casey Affleck is his younger brother.
- He married Jennifer Garner in June 2005. The couple have two daughters, Violet and Seraphina, and a son, Samuel.
- He previously dated Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998.
- His relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, in which they were dubbed "Bennifer", attracted worldwide media attention before it ended in 2004.
- He has been actively involved in politics and charitable causes.
- He and Matt Damon founded the production company LivePlanet.
- In 2012 they founded a new company called Pearl Street Films.