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Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, writer and philanthropist whose career was launched following the success of the film Good Will Hunting, from a screenplay he co-wrote with friend Ben Affleck. The pair won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for the work and Damon garnered multiple nominations for Best Actor for his lead performance in the same film.

Damon has gone on to star in films such as Saving Private RyanThe Talented Mr. Ripley, the Ocean's series, the Bourne series, Syriana,The Good Shepherd, and The Departed. He has received multiple award nominations for his film performances and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Damon is one of the top thirty-five highest grossing actors of all time. In 2007, he was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.

Damon has been actively involved in charitable work, including the ONE Campaign, H2O Africa Foundation, and Water.org. With his wife, Luciana Bozán Barroso, Damon has two daughters, Isabella and Gia, and stepdaughter Alexia from Barroso's prior marriage. 
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review by . May 01, 2009
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I had followed Matt Damon's movies right from the very beginning (almost, he was in supporting roles before that, for about 9 years or so). Good Will Hunting was the X-factor, the one that made it big for Matt Damon & Ben Affleck. The script was written jointly by Damon & Affleck. The film won 2 Oscars (best writing & supporting role for Robin Williams' portrayal of ) & many others.                In the same year, Damon …
Quick Tip by . December 13, 2009
When it comes to being a fan, sometimes what attracts one to a person initially can be surprising. For Damon, I love his voice best!
Quick Tip by . November 20, 2009
I have to say, I'm a big fan of Matt Damon. What has the guy done that's not solid? The Bourne movies alone get him high marks.
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