Matt Damon

53, from Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer, and screenwriter. Ranked among Forbes' most bankable stars, the films in which he has appeared have collectively earned over $3.88 billion at the North American box office, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award from five nominations, and two Golden Globe Awards. He also received three BAFTA Award nominations, seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and six Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Damon began his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. He made his professional acting debut in the film Mystic Pizza (1988). He came to prominence in 1997 when he and Ben Affleck wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting, which won them the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay. He continued to garner praise from critics for his roles as the title character in Saving Private Ryan (1998), the antihero in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), a fallen angel in Dogma (1999), an energy analyst in Syriana (2005), a corrupt Irish-American policeman in The Departed (2006), and race car driver Carroll Shelby in Ford v Ferrari (2019).

Damon is also known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002–2016), and as con man Linus Caldwell in the Ocean's trilogy (2001–2007). He had a supporting role as rugby player Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009) and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his leading role as an astronaut stranded on Mars in The Martian (2015). Damon portrayed Scott Thorson in the biopic Behind the Candelabra (2013) and produced the reality series Project Greenlight (2001–2015) as well as the film Manchester by the Sea (2016).


2024Future projects

  • Poster for Drive-Away Dolls

    Senator Channel

  • IF


2023Aged 53

  • Poster for Air

    Sonny Vaccaro

  • Poster for Inside Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer

    Self - Leslie Groves Jr.

  • Poster for Oppenheimer

    Leslie Groves

  • Poster for The Story Of Our Time: The Making Of Oppenheimer


  • Poster for 'Saving Private Ryan': Boot Camp


  • Poster for Kiss the Future


  • Poster for For People in Trouble

    Executive Producer

2022Aged 52

  • Poster for Loving Highsmith

    Tom Ripley (archive footage)

  • Poster for Thor: Love and Thunder

    Actor Loki

  • Poster for Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Thor: Love and Thunder


2021Aged 51

2019Aged 49

  • Poster for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

    Loki (uncredited)

  • Poster for Ford v Ferrari

    Carroll Shelby

  • Poster for Brave Blue World: Racing to Solve Our Water Crisis


2018Aged 48

  • Poster for Die Clint Eastwood Story


  • Poster for Unsane

    Detective Ferguson

  • Poster for Deadpool 2

    Redneck #2

  • Poster for Once Upon a Deadpool

    Redneck #2

2017Aged 47

  • Poster for Boston

    Narrator (voice)

  • Poster for Thor: Ragnarok

    Actor Loki (uncredited)

  • Poster for Suburbicon

    Gardner Lodge

  • Poster for Downsizing

    Paul Safranek

  • Poster for Bending the Arc

    Executive Producer

2016Aged 46

  • Poster for The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'


  • Poster for Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne

  • Poster for Backpack Full of Cash


  • Poster for The Great Wall

    William Garin

  • Poster for Manchester by the Sea


2015Aged 45

  • Poster for The Martian

    Mark Watney

  • Poster for The Leisure Class


2014Aged 44

  • Poster for The Monuments Men

    Lt. James Granger

  • Poster for And the Oscar Goes To...

    Self (archive footage)

  • Poster for The Man Who Saved the World


  • Poster for Interstellar


2013Aged 43

  • Poster for Behind the Candelabra

    Scott Thorson

  • Poster for Elysium


  • Poster for The Zero Theorem


2012Aged 42

  • Poster for Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen

    (archive footage)

  • Poster for Promised Land

    Steve Butler

  • Poster for Radioman


2011Aged 41

  • Poster for The Adjustment Bureau

    David Norris

  • Poster for His Way


  • Poster for Plan B

    Narrator (voice)

  • Poster for American Teacher

    Narrator (voice)

  • Poster for Contagion

    Mitch Emhoff

  • Poster for Margaret

    Aaron Caije

  • Poster for Happy Feet Two

    Bill (voice)

  • Poster for We Bought a Zoo

    Benjamin Mee

2010Aged 40

  • Poster for Teenage Paparazzo


  • Poster for Green Zone

    Roy Miller

  • Poster for Inside Job


  • Poster for Hereafter

    George Lonegan

  • Poster for 14 Actors Acting


  • Poster for True Grit


2009Aged 39

  • Poster for Heath Ledger: A Tribute


  • Poster for The Informant!

    Mark Whitacre

  • Poster for Invictus

    Francois Pienaar

  • Poster for The People Speak

    Executive Producer

2008Aged 38

  • Poster for Notes on an American Film Director at Work


  • Poster for Prince: 21 Nights in London


  • Poster for Che: Part Two

    Fr. Schwartz

2007Aged 37

2006Aged 36

  • Poster for The Departed

    Staff Sgt. Colin Sullivan

  • Poster for The Good Shepherd

    Edward Bell Wilson

2005Aged 35

  • Poster for The Brothers Grimm

    Wilhelm Grimm

  • Poster for Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon

    Al Shepard (voice)

  • After Frank


  • Poster for Syriana

    Bryan Woodman

  • Poster for The Brothers Grimm: Bringing the Fairytale to Life


  • Poster for Feast

    Executive Producer

2004Aged 34

  • Poster for EuroTrip


  • Poster for Jersey Girl

    PR Exec #2

  • Poster for Stuck on You: It's Funny - The Farrelly Formula


  • Poster for Stuck Together: Bringing Stuck on You to the Screen


  • Poster for Making It Stick: The Makeup Effects of Stuck on You


  • Poster for Making 'Saving Private Ryan'


  • Poster for Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train

    Narrator (voice)

  • Poster for The Bourne Supremacy

    Jason Bourne

  • Poster for Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party


  • Poster for Ocean's Twelve

    Linus Caldwell

2003Aged 33

  • Poster for Saltlake Van Sant


  • Poster for Stuck on You


  • Poster for The Battle of Shaker Heights

    Executive Producer

2002Aged 32

  • Poster for Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

    Spirit (voice)

  • Poster for The Third Wheel

    Kevin (uncredited)

  • Poster for The Bourne Identity

    Jason Bourne

  • Poster for Gerry


  • Poster for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

    Bachelor Matt

  • Poster for Speakeasy

    Executive Producer

  • Poster for Stolen Summer


2001Aged 31

  • Poster for Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma


  • Poster for Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    Matt Damon / Will Hunting (uncredited)

  • Poster for Ocean's Eleven

    Linus Caldwell

  • Poster for The Majestic

    Luke Trimble (voice)

2000Aged 30

1998Aged 28

  • Poster for Saving Private Ryan

    Private James Francis Ryan

  • Poster for Rounders

    Mike McDermott

1997Aged 27

  • Poster for Chasing Amy

    Shawn Oran

  • Poster for The Rainmaker

    Rudy Baylor

  • Poster for Good Will Hunting

    Will Hunting

1996Aged 26

  • Poster for Courage Under Fire


1995Aged 25

  • Poster for The Good Old Boys

    Cotton Calloway

  • Poster for Glory Daze

    Edgar Pudwhacker

1993Aged 23

  • Poster for Geronimo: An American Legend

    2nd Lt. Britton Davis

1992Aged 22

  • Poster for School Ties

    Charlie Dillon

1990Aged 20

  • Poster for Rising Son

    Charlie Robinson

1989Aged 19

  • Poster for Field of Dreams

    Baseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited)

1988Aged 18

  • Poster for Mystic Pizza


Year unknown