BEN AFFLECK (Michael Jennings) came to prominence at the 1997 Sundance
Film Festival, when he starred in Kevin Smith's comedy "Chasing Amy"
and Mark Pellington's coming-of-age tale "Going All the Way." He
captured an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award in 1998 for his first script.
"Good Will Hunting," which he co-wrote with Matt Damon. He segued into
big-budget action with "Armageddon," and was among the ensemble cast
of the Academy Award-winning "Shakespeare in Love." Affleck went on to
star in the romantic comedy "Forces of Nature," the fantastical comedy
"Dogman," "Boiler Room," the suspense thriller
"Reindeer Games," the romantic drama "Bounce," "Pearl
Harbor," "Changing Lanes" and the political thriller "The
Sum of All Fears." His other film credits include "Mallrats,"
"Cruz," "Dazed and Confused" and "School Ties."
In 2000, Affleck partnered with Matt Damon, Chris Moore and Sean Bailey to
form Live Plant, Inc. Their first endeavor, "Project Greenlight,"
aired on HBO and drew critical raves for its behind-the-scenes look at the
challenges faced by a first-time filmmaker. The second season of "Project
Greenlight" aired on HBO at the beginning of June 2003. Affleck and Bailey
also co-wrote the innovative drama "Push, Nevada," which aired on ABC
in the fall of 2002.
Ben Affleck most recently starred in Martin Brest's "Gigli" and the
big-screen adaptation of Marvel Comics "Daredevil." He will next be
seen in Kevin Smith's "Jersey Girl" and the comedy "Surviving
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