Ben Affleck also known as Benjamin Geza Affleck Boldt was born on the 15th of August in 1972. He is an American filmmaker and director. He began his career as an actor in his childhood in an educational series. Later on he continued his work in the American film industry in many movies. Ben Affleck gained popularity in the industry after winning an award with his childhood friend for the best original screenplay. After the career downturn he appeared in the movies Gigli and Daredevil.
Ben Affleck started his directorial debut with Gone Baby Gone, it was very well received. After that he also co-wrote, starred and directed a crime drama. He received many awards for the political thriller The Town. Affleck has done variety of roles in his career. He was also starred in the psychological thriller Gone Girl. He has also written, produced and acted in a gangster drama which will be released in 2017.
Following the high status controversial relationships with Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow Afflleck got married to Jennifer Garner. He has a son and two daughters with Jennifer Garner. He got separated from Jennifer in June 2015.
Awards and recognitions
Ben Affleck was recognized as a writer in 1997 after winning awards for Good Will Hunting, which he co-starred and co-wrote with the actor Matt Damon. His movie Argo which he also directed won him many awards for the best director and the best picture. Benn Affleck also received the nomination of Golden Globe for his brilliant performance in Hollywoodland.