Ben Affleck is a talented American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, Affleck started his career as a child actor and gained fame in the late 1990s with movies such as "Good Will Hunting" which he co-wrote with Matt Damon.

Early Life

Affleck was born to a family of actors and comedians. His parents divorced when he was 11 years old, and this had a significant impact on him growing up. He attended high school in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he became interested in acting.


Affleck's career took off when he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for "Good Will Hunting". He went on to star in several successful movies such as "Armageddon", "Pearl Harbor", "The Town" and "Gone Girl". In addition to being an actor, Affleck has also directed several critically acclaimed films including "Argo" which won Best Picture at the Academy Awards in 2013.

Personal Life

Affleck has been married twice; first to actress Jennifer Garner with whom he has three children, and later to actress Ana de Armas. He has struggled with alcoholism throughout his life but has sought treatment and remains sober.


In conclusion, Ben Affleck is a multi-talented actor who has made significant contributions to the film industry both as an actor and director. Despite facing personal struggles along the way, he continues to be one of Hollywood's most recognizable figures.