Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, screenwriter, and philanthropist.

His career launched following the success of the film Good Will Hunting (1997) from a screenplay he co-wrote with friend Ben Affleck. The pair won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and a Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for their work. Damon alone received multiple Best Actor nominations, including an Academy Award nomination for his lead performance in the film. Damon has since starred in commercially successful films such as Saving Private Ryan (1998), the Ocean's trilogy, and the first three films in the Bourne series, while also gaining critical acclaim for his performances in dramas such as Syriana (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), and The Departed (2006). He garnered a Golden Globe nomination for portraying the title character in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Invictus (2009).

He is one of the top 40 highest grossing actors of all time. In 2007, Damon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and 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.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2018Ocean's EightLinus Caldwell2018-06-08
2017DownsizingPaul Safranek2017-12-22
2017SuburbiconGardner Lodge2017-10-26
2017Thor: RagnarokActor Loki2017-10-25
2017BostonNarrator2017-02-23
2016The Great WallWilliam Garin2016-12-16
2016Backpack Full of CashNarrator2016-10-22
2016Jason BourneJason Bourne2016-07-27
2016Ares III: RefocusedMark Watney2016-01-12
2015The MartianMark Watney2015-09-30
2014InterstellarDr. Mann2014-11-05
2014The Man Who Saved the World2014-08-13
2014The Monuments MenJames Granger2014-01-24
2014The Zero TheoremManagement2014-01-02
2013ElysiumMax2013-08-07
2013Behind the CandelabraScott Thorson2013-05-26
2012Promised LandSteve Butler2012-09-23
2011We Bought a ZooBenjamin Mee2011-12-22
2011Happy Feet TwoBill the Krill (voice)2011-11-17
2011MargaretMr. Aaron2011-09-30
2011ContagionMitch Emhoff2011-09-08
2011American Teacher2011-05-03
2011Plan BNarrator (voice)2011-03-30
2011His Way2011-03-04
2011The Adjustment BureauDavid Norris2011-03-03
2010True GritLaBoeuf2010-12-22
2010HereafterGeorge Lonegan2010-10-22
2010Inside JobNarrator2010-10-08
2010Green ZoneRoy Miller2010-03-11
2010Teenage Paparazzo2010-01-22
2009The People Speak2009-12-13
2009InvictusFrancois Pienaar2009-12-10
2009The Informant!Mark Whitacre2009-09-18
2009Che: Part TwoFr. Schwarz2009-01-24
2008Prince: 21 Nights in London2008-06-07
20072007 World Series: Boston Red Sox vs. Colorado Rockiesnarrator2007-11-27
2007Youth Without YouthLife Magazine Reporter2007-10-26
2007The Bourne UltimatumJason Bourne2007-08-03
2007Ocean's ThirteenLinus Caldwell2007-06-07
2006The Good ShepherdEdward Bell Wilson2006-12-11
2006The DepartedStaff Sgt. Colin Sullivan2006-10-05
2005SyrianaBryan Woodman2005-11-23
2005The Brothers GrimmWilhelm Grimm2005-08-26
2005Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon2005-01-01
2004Ocean's TwelveLinus Caldwell2004-12-09
2004Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party2004-11-17
2004The Bourne SupremacyJason Bourne2004-07-23
2004Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train2004-06-18
2004Jersey GirlPR Exec #22004-03-25
2004EuroTripDonny2004-02-20
2003Stuck on YouBob2003-12-10
2003Saltlake Van SantHimself2003-11-11
2002Confessions of a Dangerous MindMatt, 2nd Bachelor2002-12-30
2002The Bourne IdentityJason Bourne2002-06-14
2002The Third WheelKevin2002-05-31
2002Spirit: Stallion of the CimarronSpirit (voice)2002-05-24
2002GerryGerry2002-01-12
2001The MajesticLuke Trimble (voice)2001-12-21
2001Ocean's ElevenLinus Caldwell2001-12-07
2001Jay and Silent Bob Strike BackHimself2001-08-22
2001Judge Not: In Defense of DogmaHimself (Interviewee)2001-01-01
2000Finding ForresterSteven Sanderson2000-12-21
2000All the Pretty HorsesJohn Grady Cole2000-12-11
2000The Legend of Bagger VanceRannulph Junuh2000-11-02
2000Titan A.E.Cale Tucker2000-06-16
1999The Talented Mr. RipleyTom Ripley1999-12-25
1999DogmaLoki1999-11-12
1998RoundersMike McDermott1998-09-11
1998Saving Private RyanPrivate James Francis Ryan1998-07-24
1997Good Will HuntingWill Hunting1997-12-05
1997The RainmakerRudy Baylor1997-11-18
1997Chasing AmyShawn Oran1997-04-04
1996Courage Under FireIlario1996-07-04
1995Glory Daze1995-10-01
1995The Good Old BoysCotton Calloway1995-03-05
1993Geronimo: An American Legend2nd Lt. Britton Davis1993-12-10
1992School TiesCharlie Dillon1992-09-18
1990Rising Son1990-07-23
1989Field of DreamsBaseball Fan at Fenway Park (uncredited)1989-04-21
1988Mystic PizzaSteamer1988-10-13