Matt Damon

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Matt Damon
Damon in 2015
BornMatthew Paige Damon
(1970-10-08) 8 October 1970 (age 53)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
ResidencePacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
Alma materHarvard Varsity
ThriftActor, vyce actor, producer, screenwriter, philanthropist
Years active1988–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Luciana Bozán Barroso

Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon (/ˈdmən/; born October 8, 1970)[2] is an American actor, vyce actor, screenwriter, producer, an philanthropist. He is ranked amang Forbes magazine's maist bankable starns[3] an is ane o the heichest-grossin actors o aw time.[4][nb 1] Damon haes received various accolades, includin an Academy Awaird, frae five nominations, twa Gowden Globe Awairds, frae aicht nominations, an haes been nominatit for three Breetish Academy Film Awairds an sax Emmy Awairds.

Born an raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Damon begoud his actin career bi appearin in heich schuil theatre productions. He made his perfaisional actin debut in the film Mystic Pizza (1988). He came tae prominence in 1997, whan he wrote an starred in Good Will Hunting, alangside Ben Affleck, that wan them the Academy an Gowden Globe awairds for Best Screenplay an earned Damon a nomination for the Academy Awaird for Best Actor. He conteena'd tae gairner praise frae creetics for his roles as the eponymous chairacter in Saving Private Ryan (1998), the antihero in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), a fawen aungel in Dogma (1999), an energy analyst in Syriana (2005), an a corrupt Erse-American polis officer in The Departed (2006).

Damon is an aw kent for his starnin roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002–2016) an as a con man in the Ocean's trilogy (2001–2007). For his supportin role as the rugby player Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009) an his leadin role as an astronaut strandit on Mars in The Martian (2015), Damon received Academy Awaird nominations for Best Supportin Actor an Best Actor, respectively. The latter an aw wan him a Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Actor. Damon haes received Emmy Awaird nominations for his portrayal o Scott Thorson in the biopic Behind the Candelabra (2013) and for producin the reality series Project Greenlight. He an aw received an Academy Awaird nomination for producin Manchester by the Sea (2016).

In addeetion tae actin in films, Damon haes performed vyce-ower wark in baith animatit an documentary films an haes established twa production companies wi Affleck. He haes been involved in charitable wark, includin the ONE Campaign, H2O Africa Foundation, Feeding America, an Damon is mairied tae Luciana Bozán Barroso, an thay hae fower dochters thegither.

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Mystic Pizza Steamer
1988 Good Mother, TheThe Good Mother Extra
1989 Field of Dreams Fenway Park Extra
1992 School Ties Charlie Dillon
1993 Geronimo: An American Legend 2nt Lt. Britton Davis
1995 The Good Old Boys Cotton Calloway
1996 Glory Daze Edgar Pudwhacker
1996 Courage Under Fire Specialist Ilario
1997 Good Will Hunting Will Hunting An aa writer
1997 Rainmaker, TheThe Rainmaker Rudy Baylor
1997 Chasing Amy Shawn Oran
1998 Rounders Mike McDermott
1998 Saving Private Ryan Private James Francis Ryan
1999 Talented Mr. Ripley, TheThe Talented Mr. Ripley Tom Ripley
1999 Dogma Loki
2000 Finding Forrester Steven Sanderson
2000 All the Pretty Horses John Grady Cole
2000 Legend of Bagger Vance, TheThe Legend of Bagger Vance Rannulph Junuh
2000 Titan A.E. Cale Tucker (vyce)
2001 Majestic, TheThe Majestic Luke Trimble (vyce)
2001 Ocean's Eleven Linus Caldwell
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Himsel
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Matt, Bachelor #2 Cameo
2002 Bourne Identity, TheThe Bourne Identity Jason Bourne
2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Spirit (vyce)
2002 Gerry Gerry An aa writer
2002 Third Wheel, TheThe Third Wheel Kevin
2003 Stuck on You Bob Tenor
2004 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train Narrator Documentary
2004 Ocean's Twelve Linus Caldwell
2004 Bourne Supremacy, TheThe Bourne Supremacy Jason Bourne
2004 Jersey Girl PR Exec #2
2004 EuroTrip Donny
2005 Syriana Bryan Woodman
2005 Brothers Grimm, TheThe Brothers Grimm Will (Wilhelm) Grimm
2006 Good Shepherd, TheThe Good Shepherd Edward Wilson
2006 Departed, TheThe Departed Staff Sergeant Colin Sullivan
2007 Bourne Ultimatum, TheThe Bourne Ultimatum Jason Bourne
2007 Ocean's Thirteen Linus Caldwell
2007 Youth Without Youth Ted Jones Uncreditit
2008 Che: Part Two Fr. Schwarz
2009 Ponyo Koichi (vyce) Inglis dub
2009 Informant!, TheThe Informant! Mark Whitacre
2009 Invictus Francois Pienaar
2009 The People Speak Himsel Documentary; An aa producer
2010 Green Zone Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller
2010 Inside Job Narrator Documentary
2010 Hereafter George Lonegan
2010 True Grit La Boeuf
2011 Adjustment Bureau, TheThe Adjustment Bureau David Norris
2011 Contagion Mitch Emhoff
2011 Margaret Aaron Caije
2011 Happy Feet Two Bill the Krill (vyce)
2011 We Bought a Zoo Benjamin Mee
2012 Promised Land Steve Butler An aa writer an producer
2013 Behind the Candelabra Scott Thorson
2013 Elysium Max Da Costa
2013 The Zero Theorem Management
2014 The Monuments Men James Granger
2014 Interstellar Dr. Mann
2015 The Martian Mark Watney Filmin

Televeesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Rising Son Charlie Robinson TV Movie
2001–2005 Project Greenlight Executive producer; 33 episodes
2002 Saturday Night Live Himsel (host) Episode: "Matt Damon/Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band"
2002 The Bernie Mac Show Himsel Episode: "Keep It on the Short Grass"
2002 Will & Grace Owen Episode: "A Chorus Lie"
2003–2009 Journey to Planet Earth Narrator 8 episodes
2007 Arthur Himsel (vyce) Episode: "The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools"
2009 Entourage Himsel Episode: "Give a Little Bit"
2010–2011 30 Rock Carol Burnett 4 episodes
2011 Saturday Night Live Handsome Drug Addict Uncreditit
Episode: "Katy Perry/Robyn"
2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himsel (host) Episode: "Jimmy Kimmel Sucks!"
2013 House of Lies Himsel Episode: ""
2014 Years of Living Dangerously Himsel Episode: "A Dangerous Future"

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Matt Damon". The Film Programme. 17 August 2007. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 18 Januar 2014.
  2. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1228/1229). Time Inc. 12–19 October 2012. p. 23.
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  4. a b "All Time Top 100 Stars at the Domestic Box Office". The Numbers. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  5. "Actors #1–50". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 5 Apryle 2009.

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