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Matt Damon

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Biography

Damon at the Paris premiere of The Monuments Men in February 2014

Source: Wikipedia

Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon (/ˈdeɪmən/; born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. Damon and Ben Affleck wrote an Academy Award-winning screenplay, Good Will Hunting (1997), for which he also received a number of Best Actor nominations. He is among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and one of the top-40 highest-grossing actors of all time.[nb 1] In addition to the many awards and nominations Damon has received, such as Academy, Golden Globe and other industry awards, for his work in the film industry—in 2007, Damon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.

Fact file

  • Born: Matthew Paige Damon October 8, 1970 (age 44) Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Residence: Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Harvard University
  • Occupation: Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Philanthropist
  • Years active: 1988–present
  • Spouse(s): Luciana Bozán Barroso (2005–present)
  • Children: 4

Read more about Matt Damon at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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