Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. He first came to attention for his performances in Dazed & Confused, the Kevin Smith films Mallrats, Chasing Amy, and Dogma. Affleck later gained recognition as a writer when he won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting; he co-wrote and co-starred in the film alongside childhood friend Matt Damon. He later achieved international recognition for appearing in films such as Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Changing Lanes, The Sum of All Fears, Daredevil movie, Hollywoodland, State of Play, and The Town. In late 2014, he will star in David Fincher's Gone Girl and in 2016 will portray Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Affleck has directed three films. He gained recognition for his directorial debut Gone Baby Gone, winning the National Board of Review Award for Best Directorial Debut.
- Born: August 15, 1972 (age 45), Berkeley
- Spouse: Jennifer Garner (2005-06-29 to present - Marriage)
- Aliases: Affleck, Benjamin Geza Affleck, Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt, Benjamin Géza Affleck, Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt
- Children: Samuel Garner Affleck, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck, Violet Affleck
- Height: 6′ 4″ (1.92m)