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Matt Damon

Actor Matt Damon
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Profession: Actor

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Rose to fame following the success of the drama film "Good Will Hunting" (1997) from a screenplay he co-wrote with friend and actor Ben Affleck. The pair won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for their work.

Also starred in commercially successful films such as "Saving Private Ryan" (1998), the Ocean's trilogy, and the first three films in the Bourne series, while also gaining critical acclaim for his performances in dramas such as "Syriana" (2005), "The Good Shepherd" (2006), and "The Departed" (2006).

Born: October 8, 1970
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 50 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra

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  • 2005-12-09 "Bourne" actor Matt Damon (35) weds Argentine-born Luciana Barrosa (29) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall

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