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Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, screenwriter, and philanthropist.

His career launched following the success of the film Good Will Hunting (1997) from a screenplay he co-wrote with friend Ben Affleck. The pair won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and a Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for their work. Damon alone received multiple Best Actor nominations, including an Academy Award nomination for his lead performance in the film. Damon has since starred in commercially successful films such as Saving Private Ryan (1998), the Ocean's trilogy, and the first three films in 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 for Best Supporting Actor in Invictus (2009).

He is one of the top 40 highest grossing actors of all time. In 2007, Damon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. Damon has been actively involved in charitable work, including the ONE Campaign, H2O Africa Foundation, and Water.org.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2001: Linus Caldwell - Ocean's Eleven
2004: Linus Caldwell - Ocean's Twelve
2005: Bryan Woodman - Syriana
2007: Linus Caldwell - Ocean's Thirteen
1997: Will Hunting - Good Will Hunting
1998: Private James Francis Ryan - Saving Private Ryan
1999: Tom Ripley - The Talented Mr. Ripley
2006: Edward Bell Wilson - The Good Shepherd
2003: Bob - Stuck on You
1999: Loki - Dogma
2002: Gerry - Gerry
1998: Mike McDermott - Rounders
2002: Jason Bourne - The Bourne Identity
2004: Jason Bourne - The Bourne Supremacy
2007: Jason Bourne - The Bourne Ultimatum
1996: Ilario - Courage Under Fire
2005: Wilhelm Grimm - The Brothers Grimm
2002: Matt, 2nd Bachelor - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
2000: Rannulph Junuh - The Legend of Bagger Vance
1988: Steamer - Mystic Pizza
2000: John Grady Cole - All the Pretty Horses
2009: Mark Whitacre - The Informant!
2001: Himself - Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
2009: Francois Pienaar - Invictus
2010: Roy Miller - Green Zone
2000: Cale Tucker - Titan A.E.
2007: Life Magazine Reporter - Youth Without Youth
1997: Rudy Baylor - The Rainmaker
2002: Spirit (voice) - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
2004: Donny - EuroTrip
1993: 2nd Lt. Britton Davis - Geronimo: An American Legend
2001: Himself (Interviewee) - Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma
1992: Charlie Dillon - School Ties
2010: LaBoeuf - True Grit
2011: David Norris - The Adjustment Bureau
2010: George Lonegan - Hereafter
2010: Narrator - Inside Job
2011: Mr. Aaron - Margaret
2011: Bill the Krill (voice) - Happy Feet Two
2011: Mitch Emhoff - Contagion
2013: Max - Elysium
2011: Benjamin Mee - We Bought a Zoo
2014: Lt. James Granger - The Monuments Men
2012: Steve Butler - Promised Land
2014: Management - The Zero Theorem
2013: Scott Thorson - Behind the Candelabra
2000: Steven Sanderson - Finding Forrester
2015: Mark Watney - The Martian
2014: Dr. Mann - Interstellar
2009: Fr. Schwarz - Che: Part Two
2016: Jason Bourne - Jason Bourne
2017: Paul Safranek - Downsizing
2004: PR Exec #2 - Jersey Girl
2006: Staff Sgt. Colin Sullivan - The Departed
2016: Mark Watney - Ares III: Refocused
2003: Himself - Saltlake Van Sant
1989: Baseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited) - Field of Dreams
2007: narrator - 2007 World Series: Boston Red Sox vs. Colorado Rockies
2017: William Garin - The Great Wall
2017: Gardner Lodge - Suburbicon
2008: Prince: 21 Nights in London
1997: Shawn Oran - Chasing Amy
2001: Luke Trimble (voice) - The Majestic
2017: Narrator - Boston
1995: Edgar Pudwhacker - Glory Daze
2010: Teenage Paparazzo
2014: The Man Who Saved the World
2004: Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
2002: Kevin - The Third Wheel
2011: His Way
2005: Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon
2011: American Teacher
2009: The People Speak
1995: Cotton Calloway - The Good Old Boys
2016: Narrator - Backpack Full of Cash
1990: Rising Son
2017: Actor Loki (uncredited) - Thor: Ragnarok
2011: Narrator (voice) - Plan B
2016: Himself - Journey to the Oscars
2018: Detective Ferguson - Unsane
2018: Redneck #2 - Deadpool 2
2019: Caroll Shelby - Ford v. Ferrari
Untitled Ben Affleck McDonald's Monopoly Film
2018: Redneck #2 (Dickie Greenleaf) - Once Upon a Deadpool
2018: Himself (archive footage) - Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal
2010: Himself - 14 Actors Acting
2016: Himself - The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'

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
1953: Matt Damon - The Academy Awards
2015: Mark Watney - ARES: live
1975: Brett Kavanaugh (uncredited) - Saturday Night Live
1975: Himself - Host - Saturday Night Live