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Ben Affleck

Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972), better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He became known with his performances in such Kevin Smith films as Chasing Amy (1997), and Dogma (1999). Affleck won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for the screenplay for Good Will Hunting (1997), which he co-wrote with Matt Damon, and has appeared in lead roles in such popular hits as Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002), The Sum of All Fears (2002), Daredevil (2003), Hollywoodland (2007), State of Play (2009) and The Town (2010). Affleck is a critically acclaimed film director. He directed Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Town (2010) and Argo (2012), playing the lead in the latter two films. He has worked with his younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, on several projects, including Good Will Hunting and Gone Baby Gone. Affleck has been married to Jennifer Garner since June 2005. They have two daughters, Violet and Seraphina, and a son, Samuel. Previously, he dated Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998. His relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, in which they were dubbed "Bennifer", attracted worldwide media

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Ben Affleck -- Even Jennifer Garner Doesn't Believe He Messed with JLo

Ben Affleck
Even Jen Doesn't Believe He Messed with JLo

Jennifer Garner has issues with Ben Affleck for sure, but they have nothing to do with Ben's former fiancee, Jennifer Lopez. Sources directly connected with the couple tell us, neither Ben nor Jen… READ MORE >

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner -- Career Explosion Torpedoed Marriage

Ben and Jen
Career Explosion Torpedoed Marriage

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are getting divorced NOT because of his drinking and gambling, but because he's become such hot property in Hollywood, she felt neglected ... so say some… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Jennifer Garner -- 'Fed Up' with Ben's Gambling, Drinking

Jennifer Garner
'Fed Up' With Ben's Gambling, Drinking

Jennifer Garner reached her breaking point with Ben Affleck's drinking and gambling and that's why she pulled the plug on their marriage ... sources connected with the couple tell TMZ. Our… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner -- No Prenup, No Money Problems

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner
No Prenup No Money Problems

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner did not build a financial wall between them before getting married, because we've learned there is no prenup ... and get this, he's not that much richer than her.… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner Getting Divorced

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner
Getting Divorced

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are ending their 10 year marriage ... TMZ has learned. We're told the couple, whose anniversary was yesterday, will file for divorce. Although they will file for… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
'Suicide Squad' -- Oh Yeah ... Batman Is Definitely In It! (PHOTO)

'Suicide Squad'
Oh Yeah ... Batman Is Definitely In It!

It wouldn't be a party if Batman wasn't invited, and now it's official ... the Caped Crusader is going to be in "Suicide Squad." While the Batmobile had previously been spotted on set, Wednesday… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Ben Affleck -- Sorry I Hid the Slave Owner In My Family Tree

Ben Affleck
Sorry I Hid the Slave Owner In My Family Tree

Ben Affleck is owning up to coercing "Finding Your Roots" producers to omit the fact one of his ancestors owned slaves -- and admits he was embarrassed by the discovery. Affleck copped to… READ MORE >

- 75 days ago
Ben Affleck -- He's a Really BIG Deal On the Hill (TMZ TV)

Ben Affleck
Really BIG Deal ... On the Hill [TMZ TV]

// Gotta hand it to Ben Affleck ... he went to D.C. to talk about really important issues facing the Congo -- but turns out, he upstaged himself. Here's the thing, Batman ... if you're so damn… READ MORE >

- 101 days ago
Ben Affleck -- Support the Congo ... And BTW, Their Chocolate is Awesome! (VIDEO)

Ben Affleck
Support the Congo And BTW, Their Chocolate is Awesome!

Ben Affleck loves the people of the Congo, and really loves their coffee and chocolates. Our photog Colin got Ben coming out of a Senate hearing where he testified… READ MORE >

- 102 days ago
Jennifer Garner -- Face It, Ben ... You Can't Get Away From Me (PHOTO)

Jennifer Garner
Face It, Ben ... You Can't Escape Me

In the greatest commercial for FaceTime ever, Jen Garner showed off her phone for paps in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon to reveal ... Ben Affleck's face on the other end. FaceTime ... so… READ MORE >

- 171 days ago

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