born August 15, 1972

he is an American actor and filmmaker.

His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and a Volpi Cup. 

He began his career as a child when he starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988).

After a career downturn, during which he appeared in Daredevil (2003) and Gigli (2003) 

In 2016, he began portraying Batman in superhero films set in the DC Extended Universe. 

Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organization. 

Affleck and Damon are co-owners of the production company Pearl Street Films.