MATT DAMON (James Granger) most recently starred in the
sci-fi hit Elysium, directed by Neill Blomkamp, and in his seventh film for
Steven Soderbergh, "Behind the Candelabra," produced by HBO and released
theatrically worldwide following its network television premiere. For his
performance in "Behind the Candelabra," Damon was honored with Emmy, Screen
Actors Guild, and Golden Globe nominations. Damon previously worked with
Soderbergh on The Informant!, Contagion, Che, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve and
"Behind the Candelabra," starring Michael Douglas as Liberace, was nominated
for the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival and won 11 Emmys in its
U.S. television release.
Damon's other television accolades include three Primetime Emmy Award
nominations for executive producing the three seasons of the documentary series
Damon received Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award
nominations for his role in Clint Eastwood's 2009 historical drama, Invictus.
Previously, for his work on the film Good Will Hunting, he was honored with
Academy Award and Golden Globe award nominations for his performance and an
Oscar for co-writing the original screenplay. He also received Golden Globe
nominations for his starring roles in Soderbergh's The Informant! and Anthony
Minghella's The Talented Mr. Ripley.
Damon starred as Jason Bourne in the thrillers The Bourne Identity, The
Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. He also starred opposite an all-star
cast in Stephen Soderbergh's Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, and Ocean's
Damon's credits also include Promised Land, which he co-wrote and produced in
2012; We Bought a Zoo; Margaret; The Adjustment Bureau; True Grit; Hereafter;
Green Zone; The Good Shepherd; The Departed; Syriana; The Brothers Grimm; Stuck
on You; Gerry; All the Pretty Horses; The Legend of Bagger Vance; Dogma;
Rounders; Saving Private Ryan; The Rainmaker, Chasing Amy; Courage Under Fire;
Geronimo: An American Legend and School Ties.