Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were childhood friends and neighbors, and they won their first Academy Award together.
Before acting, Affleck was a child actor and appeared in commercials, including one for Burger King.
Affleck is an avid poker player & participates in high-stakes poker games with celebrities and professionals.
Affleck is a passionate philanthropist and actively supports charitable causes, including the Eastern Congo Initiative.
Affleck was originally cast as Daredevil but later portrayed Batman in the DC Extended Universe films.
Affleck’s first credited film role was as "Basketball Player #10" in the movie "The Dark End of the Street" at the age of 9.
Affleck is a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox baseball team.
Affleck was considered for the role of Jack Dawson in "Titanic."
Affleck won both an Academy Award and a Razzie Award for Worst Actor for his role in "Reindeer Games."
Affleck has a keen interest in historical and political subjects, researching for his role in "Argo" by reading over 30 books on the crisis.