Ben Affleck is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Affleck came to national attention working with Damon in Good Will Hunting in 1997, for which they shared writing credit and received the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. They also starred in the film.
Affleck went on to star in a variety of films such as Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Daredevil (2003) and Hollywoodland (2006). In 2007, he wrote and directed the critically acclaimed mystery film Gone Baby Gone and in 2010 he wrote, directed and starred in the crime drama The Town. Affleck’s third directorial feature, Argo, which he also starred in, won an Oscar for the Best Motion Picture of the Year and a Golden Globe for Best Director- Motion Picture. In 2014, he starred in the psychological thriller Gone Girl. In 2016, Affleck will portray Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and will direct, write and star in Live by Night.