Matt Damon

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Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter. He is ranked among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.Damon has received various accolades, including an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and has been nominated for three British Academy Film Awards and seven Emmy Awards.

Born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Damon began his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. He made his professional acting debut in the film Mystic Pizza (1988). He came to prominence in 1997, when he wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting, alongside Ben Affleck, which won them the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay and earned Damon a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He continued to garner praise from critics for his roles as the eponymous character in Saving Private Ryan (1998), the antihero in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), a fallen angel in Dogma (1999) and Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019), an energy analyst in Syriana (2005), and a corrupt Irish-American police officer in The Departed (2006). In 2019 he starred as race car driver and designer Carroll Shelby in James Mangold's Ford v Ferrari.

Damon is also known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002–2016) and as a con man in the Ocean's trilogy (2001–2007). For his supporting role as the rugby player Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009) and his leading role as an astronaut stranded on Mars in The Martian (2015), Damon received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor, respectively. The latter also won him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. Damon has received Emmy Award nominations for his portrayal of Scott Thorson in the biopic Behind the Candelabra (2013) and for producing the reality series Project Greenlight. He also received an Academy Award nomination for producing Manchester by the Sea (2016).

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MOVIE CREDITS:
1997: Will Hunting - Good Will Hunting
1999: Tom Ripley - The Talented Mr. Ripley
2006: Edward Bell Wilson - The Good Shepherd
2003: Bob - Stuck on You
1998: Mike McDermott - Rounders
2002: Jason Bourne - The Bourne Identity
2004: Jason Bourne - The Bourne Supremacy
2007: Jason Bourne - The Bourne Ultimatum
2000: Rannulph Junuh - The Legend of Bagger Vance
2000: John Grady Cole - All the Pretty Horses
2009: Mark Whitacre - The Informant!
2010: Roy Miller - Green Zone
2000: Cale Tucker (voice) - Titan A.E.
1997: Rudy Baylor - The Rainmaker
2002: Spirit (voice) - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
2011: David Norris - The Adjustment Bureau
2010: George Lonegan - Hereafter
2010: Narrator - Inside Job
2013: Max - Elysium
2011: Benjamin Mee - We Bought a Zoo
2014: Lt. James Granger - The Monuments Men
2012: Steve Butler - Promised Land
2015: Mark Watney - The Martian
2016: Jason Bourne - Jason Bourne
2017: Paul Safranek - Downsizing
2016: William Garin - The Great Wall
2017: Gardner Lodge - Suburbicon
2005: Bryan Woodman - Syriana
1998: Private James Francis Ryan - Saving Private Ryan
1999: Loki - Dogma
2002: Gerry - Gerry
2005: Wilhelm Grimm - The Brothers Grimm
2009: Francois Pienaar - Invictus
2001: Himself (Interviewee) - Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma
1992: Charlie Dillon - School Ties
2011: Mitch Emhoff - Contagion
2013: Scott Thorson - Behind the Candelabra
2006: Staff Sgt. Colin Sullivan - The Departed
2007: narrator - 2007 World Series: Boston Red Sox vs. Colorado Rockies
2017: Narrator - Boston
2016: Narrator - Backpack Full of Cash
2019: Carroll Shelby - Ford v Ferrari
Untitled Ben Affleck McDonald's Monopoly Film
2020: Bill Baker - Stillwater
Denny Malone - The Force
2001: Linus Caldwell - Ocean's Eleven
2007: Linus Caldwell - Ocean's Thirteen
2010: LaBoeuf - True Grit
2003: Himself - Saltlake Van Sant
2004: Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
2011: Narrator (voice) - Plan B
2016: Himself - The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'
2020: Jean de Carrouges - The Last Duel
2004: Himself - Making It Stick: The Makeup Effects of Stuck on You
1996: Ilario - Courage Under Fire
2016: Mark Watney - Ares III: Refocused
2004: Himself - Making Saving Private Ryan
1993: 2nd Lt. Britton Davis - Geronimo: An American Legend
2013: Management - The Zero Theorem
2005: Himself - The Brothers Grimm: Bringing the Fairytale to Life
2014: The Man Who Saved the World
2002: Matt, 2nd Bachelor - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
1988: Steamer - Mystic Pizza
2010: Teenage Paparazzo
2004: Himself - Stuck on You: It's Funny - The Farrelly Formula
2004: Himself - Stuck Together: Bringing Stuck on You to the Screen
2007: Life Magazine Reporter - Youth Without Youth
1995: Cotton Calloway - The Good Old Boys
2011: Narrator (voice) - American Teacher
2000: Steven Sanderson - Finding Forrester
2014: Dr. Mann - Interstellar
1990: Rising Son
2016: Himself - Journey to the Oscars
2018: Detective Ferguson - Unsane
2011: Himself - His Way
2005: Al Shepard (voice) - Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon
1997: Shawn Oran - Chasing Amy
2007: Himself - Crossing Criminal Cultures
2004: Linus Caldwell - Ocean's Twelve
2011: Mr. Aaron - Margaret
2011: Bill (voice) - Happy Feet Two
2004: PR Exec #2 - Jersey Girl
2010: Himself - 14 Actors Acting
2008: Himself - Actor - Notes on an American Film Director at Work
2002: Kevin - The Third Wheel
2001: Luke Trimble (voice) - The Majestic
2008: Prince: 21 Nights in London
2009: Himself - The People Speak
2017: Actor Loki (uncredited) - Thor: Ragnarok
2004: Himself - Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party
2004: Donny - EuroTrip
1995: Edgar Pudwhacker - Glory Daze
2018: Redneck #2 - Deadpool 2
2009: Fr. Schwartz - Che: Part Two
2001: Matt Damon / Will Hunting (uncredited) - Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
2018: Redneck #2 (Dickie Greenleaf) - Once Upon a Deadpool
1993: Geronimo
2019: Loki - Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
2014: And the Oscar Goes To...

TV CREDITS:
1992: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
1993: Late Night with Conan O'Brien
1953: The Academy Awards
2009: Live from Studio Five
1994: Inside the Actors Studio
2001: The Bernie Mac Show
1952: Today
2004: Matt Damon - Entourage
1996: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
1999: The Early Show
2002: American Idol
1998: Will & Grace
2001: Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2006: 30 Rock
2003: Celebrities Uncensored
2005: De Wereld Draait Door
1975: Saturday Night Live
2015: Mark Watney - ARES: live
1975: Brett Kavanaugh (uncredited) - Saturday Night Live
1975: Himself - Host - Saturday Night Live
1975: Handsome Drug Addict - Saturday Night Live
2015: Himself - Jay Leno's Garage
2007: Himself - The Graham Norton Show
2015: Himself - Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter
2016: Himself - Geeking Out
2014: Himself - Off Camera with Sam Jones
2017: Himself - Life of Kylie