Ben is a son of Tim Affleck. A man in his youth he tried to become a movie actor, and even filed a great hope. However, within the theater is not gone. Tim was friends with celebrities such as Dustin Hoffman and Blythe Danner (this mom Gwyneth Paltrow). The life of the father of Ben revamped addiction - drinking. He gave up acting and began working as a medic. After Benjamin and left another son of mother Christine children (elementary school teacher), and moved to California. 7-year-old Ben's mom to get a role in the TV series "Journey Mimi". We found a job through one of his acquaintances. The film was similar to learning, something like a survival kit. Small enough for the role of the boy's eyes, and he just got sick acting.

The house Affleck reigned rather loose morals. There were constantly Ben friends often drank beer and even smoke «weed." And in general, the young man was a notorious bully.

However, my mother was not opposed to such a young son, she was sure that Ben will stand still on the right track.

Matt Damon
All actors Ben endeavors to support other Matt Damon, the son of professors. He was, he thought, not very lucky with the scientists of the parents, who are constantly on the move, at conferences. So the young man often visited Affleck. The boys decided to go to the actors together and began to appear constantly on all kinds of audition. First, they both starred in the crowd. We played in those pictures, which were shooting close to home. Ben and Matt were hoping that their notice. However, attempts have been unsuccessful. Once his friends got small roles in the film «School Ties». But the work did not bring satisfaction. After school road cronies parted, but not for long. Damon went to Harvard, and Affleck admitted to the University of Vermont. However, Ben dropped his studies and went to conquer Hollywood. Mom future actor was in shock, her country of dreams and seemed frightened throng of evils. The woman believed that her son, prone to zagulnoy life, definitely go to the bottom and disappear. The fear is partly justified, life guy actually turned out to be fun.

Inhospitable Hollywood
Hollywood movie world Ben Affleck received without much enthusiasm. He always went to the auditions and appear only in the crowd. The young man had no luck, but some directors still gave the boy a little work in the films: "Wanted: Perfect man", "Second journey Mimi," "Daddy," "Buffy - the Vampire Slayer," "Dazed and Confused."

Only 1995 saw a famous young actor Kevin Smith in the film «Mallrats». About the director guy remembered only two years later and gave the main role in the film "Chasing Amy." However, the popularity of the highly anticipated film is not brought, but familiarity with Smith played in good stead in the future biography. Almost half of all works by Kevin played Ben Affleck. This "Rats from the supermarket," "Dogma," as well as "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back", "blaze of glory," "lazy," "Mad TV". And just then to Los Angeles to Ben came one Matt Damon, and dwelt in the Man. Both podsnyat friend in the movie "School ties" and appeared in the TV series "Rosie O'Donnell Show". But the world still does not know about the existence of actors.

"Good Will Hunting"
 While there were no job offers, Matt and Ben decided to take care of themselves. The boys sat down to write a script that was written on the basis of "What would have come up?". Friends tell each other stories and as a result wrote "Good Will Hunting." It was after this picture of the world learned of the duo Damon-Affleck. Scenario paintings attracted many studios, but no one wanted to see Matt and Ben in the lead roles. But the guys started to insist on even losing the best deals. The rights to "Good Will Hunting" in 1994, bought the Castle Rock. Affleck and Damon were corrected script and it was isolated romantic line. After that, the project moved to the studio «Miramax». In 1997, the band filmed with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Robin Williams as the main characters. The picture of the global box office has collected 225 million dollars with a budget of 10 million. Successful film won the "Golden Globe" and "Oscar" for best screenplay.

Great movie
Immediately career thrived. Ben Affleck started every year to appear in at least three films. And each tape was successful and cash. In 1998, this event was the release of melodrama "Shakespeare in Love." Ben played the hero-lover troupe with Joseph Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow. At the same time displayed on the screen blockbuster "Armageddon." There Affleck, along with the famous Bruce Willis revealed the image of a talented lover charming Liv Tyler.

Fallen Angel
Another cinema event in the life of Ben - the role of the jealous, terrible and rebellious fallen angel in the controversial film "Dogma" in 1999. Second Angel played, of course, Matt Damon.

Next success came with the film "The power of nature." And entrenched in popularity in 2000, the roles of "gambling", "Bolernoy", as well as in "Alien bracelet."

Of course, the share of fame has increased after the main 2001 film "Pearl Harbor." Even if the role Affleck was slightly pushed Josh Harnett. Not shaken fame after subtle roles in the following films: "Jersey Girl," "Paycheck," "Daredevil," "Gigli," "The Sum of All Fears," "Changing Lanes." It is worth noting that the duo of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez has been called by critics "the worst game of the year", and the pair "on the screen of the worst." But in the confusion of these facts actor failed. Ratings show the opposite, that Affleck is quite popular in spite of everything. Moreover, that was followed by more success. The actor played a lonely guy who hired themselves for the Christmas holidays in a family film in 2004 "Surviving Christmas." A year later came "The road to glory." In 2006, Affleck starred in "playboy" and "Clerks 2", as well as in "Smokin Aces" and "Gollivudlend." After a lull in 2009, the actor starred in two films, "The Big Game" and "Promise - not to marry."

Personal life
Ben Affleck, like most Hollywood stars are constantly in love and fall in love with yourself.

He was engaged to singer and actress Jennifer Lopez, said that even the marriage contract was drawn up, so detailed that there was even spelled out how many times the couple are making love.

Interesting Facts
The first real film "Chasing Amy" Ben brought 7000 dollars. Further, fees are even higher. For example, after the "Good Will Harting" Affleck pocketed 300 thousand dollars, and after thriller "Paycheck" - 15 million. The actor can not stand airplanes. But he likes to gamble.

Ben Affleck


Wiki info

Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California. His family moved to Massachusetts when he was three, living in Falmouth, where his brother Casey was born, before settling in Cambridge. His mother, Christopher Anne "Chris" (née Boldt), was a Harvard-educated elementary school teacher. His father, Timothy Byers Affleck, worked sporadically as a carpenter, auto mechanic, bookie, electrician, bartender, and janitor at Harvard. In the mid-1960s, he had been an actor and stage manager with the Theater Company of Boston. During Affleck's childhood, his father had a self-described "severe, chronic problem with alcoholism" and Affleck has recalled him drinking "all day . . . every day". His parents divorced when he was 12, and he and his younger brother lived with their mother. His father continued to drink, and spent two years homeless. When Affleck was 16, his father moved to Indio, California, to enter a rehabilitation facility and, after gaining sobriety, he worked as an addiction counselor at the facility for many years.