An accomplished and striking artist, CASEY AFFLECK (Charlie Gibbs) has
established himself as a powerful leading man with singular performances, both
in front of and behind the camera.
Affleck recently made his directorial debut with I'm Still Here, a documentary
about Joaquin Phoenix, which Affleck also wrote and produced. Magnolia Pictures
released the film in September 2010. Prior to that, he starred in Michael
Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me, opposite Jessica Alba and Kate Hudson. The
film premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International
Film Festival. He is currently attached to star in the period noir drama The
Kind One, based on the novel by Tom Epperson and to be directed by Ridley Scott.
In 2008, Affleck was nominated for an Academy AwardÂ®, a Golden Globe Award and a
Screen Actors Guild Award and won a National Board of Review Award for Best
Supporting Actor for his unanimously praised performance in the character drama
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Affleck starred
opposite Brad Pitt in the Warner Bros. film, which was written and directed by
Andrew Dominik. Additionally, Affleck garnered significant praise for his
starring turn in the Miramax film Gone Baby Gone, with Ed Harris, Morgan Freeman
and Michelle Monaghan. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's novel of the same
title and was adapted for the screen and directed by Ben Affleck.
An accomplished screenwriter, Affleck recently penned the original screenplay
for Aardvark Art's Ark, an animated family film that he will also executive
produce for Warner Bros. The film tells the story of a family of animals that
sets sail on Noah's Ark and finds wild adventures when the waters get dangerous.
On stage, Affleck appeared as Warren in Kenneth Lonergan's West End debut of his
award-winning play This Is Our Youth, alongside Matt Damon and Summer Phoenix.
Affleck starred in Gus Van Sant's independent road movie Gerry, which he also
co-wrote with Damon. He has also appeared in Van Sant's Good Will Hunting; To
Die For; Hamlet, with Ethan Hawke and Julia Stiles; Ocean's Eleven; Ocean's
Twelve; Ocean's Thirteen; and Tony Goldwyn's The Last Kiss, with Zach Braff,
Blythe Danner, Tom Wilkinson and Jacinda Barrett.
Affleck's additional films include Lonesome Jim, Soul Survivors, American Pie 2,
Attention Shoppers, Committed, Drowning Mona, Floating, American Pie, 200
Cigarettes, Desert Blue and Race the Sun.
On television, Affleck was seen in the ABC miniseries The Kennedys of
Massachusetts and the PBS telefilm Lemon Sky, based on Lanford Wilson's play and
starring Kevin Bacon.
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