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Matt Damon

1970-10-08 Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer, and screenwriter. Ranked among Forbes' most bankable stars, the films in which he has appeared have collectively earned over $3.88 billion at the North American box office, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award from five nominations, and two Golden Globe Awards. He also received three BAFTA Award nominations, seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and six Screen Actors Guild Awards. 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 and Ben Affleck wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting, which won them the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay. He continued to garner praise from critics for his roles as the title character in Saving Private Ryan (1998), the antihero in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), a fallen angel in Dogma (1999), an energy analyst in Syriana (2005), a corrupt Irish-American policeman in The Departed (2006), and race car driver Carroll Shelby in Ford v Ferrari (2019). Damon is also known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002–2016), and as con man Linus Caldwell in the Ocean's trilogy (2001–2007). He had a supporting role as rugby player Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009) and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his leading role as an astronaut stranded on Mars in The Martian (2015). Damon portrayed Scott Thorson in the biopic Behind the Candelabra (2013) and produced the reality series Project Greenlight (2001–2015) as well as the film Manchester by the Sea (2016).


Oppenheimer Leslie Groves 2023-07-19
Thor: Love and Thunder Actor Loki 2022-07-06
No Sudden Move Mike Lowen (uncredited) 2021-06-24
Stillwater Bill Baker 2021-07-29
The Last Duel Sir Jean de Carrouges 2021-10-13
Clerk Self 2021-03-17
Clint Eastwood: A Cinematic Legacy Self 2021-09-09
Brave Blue World: Racing to Solve Our Water Crisis Self 2019-12-06
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Loki 2019-10-15
Ford v Ferrari Carroll Shelby 2019-11-13
Once Upon a Deadpool Redneck #2 2018-12-11
Die Clint Eastwood Story Himself 2018-02-07
Deadpool 2 Redneck #2 2018-05-10
Unsane Detective Ferguson 2018-02-21
Downsizing Paul Safranek 2017-12-22
Boston Narrator (voice) 2017-02-23
Suburbicon Gardner Lodge 2017-10-26
Thor: Ragnarok Actor Loki (uncredited) 2017-10-24
The Great Wall William Garin 2016-12-16
The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian' Self 2016-06-07
Jason Bourne Jason Bourne 2016-07-27
Backpack Full of Cash Narrator 2016-10-22
The Martian Mark Watney 2015-09-30
The Man Who Saved the World Self 2014-08-13
And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
The Monuments Men Lt. James Granger 2014-01-24
Interstellar Dr. Mann 2014-11-05
Elysium Max 2013-08-07
Behind the Candelabra Scott Thorson 2013-05-26
The Zero Theorem Management 2013-09-20
The Bourne Legacy (archive footage) 2012-08-08
Promised Land Steve Butler 2012-09-23
His Way Himself 2011-03-04
Contagion Mitch Emhoff 2011-09-08
American Teacher Narrator (voice) 2011-05-03
Plan B Narrator (voice) 2011-03-30
We Bought a Zoo Benjamin Mee 2011-12-08
Margaret Aaron Caije 2011-09-30
Happy Feet Two Bill (voice) 2011-11-18
The Adjustment Bureau David Norris 2011-03-03
14 Actors Acting Himself 2010-12-08
Green Zone Roy Miller 2010-03-11
True Grit LaBoeuf 2010-12-22
Inside Job Narrator 2010-10-08
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self (archive footage) 2010-05-04
Hereafter George Lonegan 2010-10-22
Teenage Paparazzo Self 2010-01-22
The People Speak Self 2009-12-13
The Informant! Mark Whitacre 2009-09-17
Invictus Francois Pienaar 2009-12-10
Heath Ledger: A Tribute Himself 2009-06-01
Che: Part Two Fr. Schwartz 2008-12-12
Prince: 21 Nights in London 2008-06-07
Notes on an American Film Director at Work Self 2008-01-01
Youth Without Youth Life Magazine Reporter 2007-10-26
Ocean's Thirteen Linus Caldwell 2007-06-06
2007 World Series: Boston Red Sox vs. Colorado Rockies narrator 2007-11-27
The Bourne Ultimatum Jason Bourne 2007-08-03
The Departed Staff Sgt. Colin Sullivan 2006-10-04
The Good Shepherd Edward Bell Wilson 2006-12-11
Syriana Bryan Woodman 2005-11-23
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon Al Shepard (voice) 2005-01-01
The Brothers Grimm Wilhelm Grimm 2005-08-26
The Brothers Grimm: Bringing the Fairytale to Life Himself 2005-12-20
Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train 2004-06-18
Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party Himself 2004-11-17
Jersey Girl PR Exec #2 2004-03-25
Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' Himself 2004-05-25
The Bourne Supremacy Jason Bourne 2004-07-23
EuroTrip Donny 2004-02-20
Stuck Together: Bringing Stuck on You to the Screen Himself 2004-04-20
Ocean's Twelve Linus Caldwell 2004-12-09
Stuck on You: It's Funny - The Farrelly Formula Himself 2004-04-20
Making It Stick: The Makeup Effects of Stuck on You Himself 2004-04-20
Saltlake Van Sant Himself 2003-11-11
Stuck on You Bob 2003-12-10
The Bourne Identity Jason Bourne 2002-06-14
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Bachelor Matt 2002-12-31
The Third Wheel Kevin 2002-05-31
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Spirit (voice) 2002-05-24
Gerry Gerry 2002-09-20
The Majestic Luke Trimble (voice) 2001-12-21
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Matt Damon / Will Hunting (uncredited) 2001-08-22
Ocean's Eleven Linus Caldwell 2001-12-07
Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma Himself (Interviewee) 2001-01-01
Titan A.E. Cale Tucker (voice) 2000-06-16
All the Pretty Horses John Grady 2000-12-11
Reflections on 'the Talented Mr. Ripley' 2000-01-01
Inside 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' 2000-06-27
Finding Forrester Steven Sanderson 2000-12-21
The Legend of Bagger Vance Rannulph Junuh 2000-11-02
The Talented Mr. Ripley Tom Ripley 1999-12-25
Dogma Loki 1999-11-12
The Talented Mr. Ripley: Making the Soundtrack Self 1999-01-01
Saving Private Ryan Private James Francis Ryan 1998-07-24
Rounders Mike McDermott 1998-09-11
The Rainmaker Rudy Baylor 1997-11-18
Chasing Amy Shawn Oran 1997-04-04
Good Will Hunting Will Hunting 1997-12-05
Courage Under Fire Ilario 1996-07-04
Glory Daze Edgar Pudwhacker 1995-10-01
The Good Old Boys Cotton Calloway 1995-03-05
Geronimo: An American Legend 2nd Lt. Britton Davis 1993-12-10
School Ties Charlie Dillon 1992-09-18
Rising Son Charlie Robinson 1990-07-23
Field of Dreams Baseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited) 1989-04-21
Mystic Pizza Steamer 1988-10-13
Untitled Sonny Vaccaro Movie Sonny Vaccaro
The Force Denny Malone
Untitled McDonald's Monopoly Project