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Matt Damon

Matt Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American film actor. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

He shares an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay with his friend Ben Affleck for the movie Good Will Hunting. He was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the same film.

He founded Project Greenlight with Affleck to find and fund worthwhile film projects from novice filmmakers.


Minor Credits: Damon also produced an audiobook, reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States. He grew up next door to Zinn.