Damon Grew Up Near Ben Affleck A Close Friend Since Childhood And

Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon


The pair won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for their work and Damon received multiple Best Actor nominations, including the Academy Award, for his lead performance in the film. Damon grew up near Ben Affleck, a close friend since childhood and collaborator on several films, and historian and author Howard Zinn, whose biographical film You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train and audio version of A People’s History of the United States Damon later narrated. I was living out here with a bunch of actors, and we were all scrambling to make ends meet,” Damon has said.

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Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Matt Damon


Damon has since starred in commercially successful films such as Saving Private Ryan (1998), the Ocean’s trilogy, and 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). He garnered a Golden Globe nomination for portraying the title character in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and was nominated for an Academy Award as a supporting actor in Invictus (2009). Damon grew up near Ben Affleck, a close friend since childhood and collaborator on several films, and historian and author Howard Zinn, whose biographical film You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train and audio version of A People’s History of the United States Damon later narrated. As a lonely adolescent, Damon has described feeling “such pain in wanting to belong somewhere and not belonging.” Damon performed as an actor in several high school theater productions; he has credited his drama teacher at Rindge and Latin, Gerry Speca, as an important artistic influence, even though Damon recalls that, “Mr. Speca always seemed to trust Ben with the biggest roles and longest speeches.” Damon attended Harvard University from 1988 to 1992 but did not graduate.

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