Born in California to Timothy Byers Affleck and Christopher Anne, Ben Affleck is an accomplished Hollywood actor, film producer, writer, and director. He went to Occidental College and the University of Vermont.
Ben Affleck started his acting career as a child actor, making appearances on The Voyage of the Mimi, a kids' series, and several TV films. The nineties opened a lot of opportunities for Ben as he starred in a TV series (Lifestories: Families in Crisis), and films such as School Ties and Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 1992, Dazed and Confused in 1993, Mallrats in 1995, and Chasing Amy in 1997.
Along with longtime friend Matt Damon, Ben Afflect co-wrote and co-starred in Good Will Hunting, a box office hit and a movie that snagged two Academy Awards. After Good Will Hunting, Ben starred in several films including Armageddon in 1998, Forces of Nature in 1999, and Pearl Harbor in 2001. A fan of the Daredevil comic book, Ben Affleck accepted the role of Matt Murdock as the Daredevil.
Aside from acting, Ben Affleck established LivePlanet (a production company) along with Matt Damon and producers Sean Bailey and Chris Moore.
Ben is also known to have dated numerous high-profile Hollywood celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez. He also dated Jennifer Garner, his co-star in Daredevil. After months of dating, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner tied the knot in 2005. They now have two daughters, Violet Anne and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth.
Also an avid poker player, Ben has joined several tourneys and has been tutored by poker pros. He also now has a total of half-a-dozen tattoos, including a dolphin tattoo that was meant to cover up the name of his high school sweetheart.
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