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Born: August 15, 1972 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Berkeley, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Cambridge, MA
1984:
Appeared in PBS documentary series "The Voyage of the Mimi"
1986:
Made network TV debut on "Wanted: The Perfect Guy," an "ABC Afterschool Special"; played Madeline Kahn's son
1987:
TV miniseries debut, "Hands of a Stranger" (NBC)
1992:
Feature film debut, "School Ties"; also co-starred with childhood pal Matt Damon
1993:
Cast in regular role on the short-lived NBC series "Against the Grain"
1995:
Directed short film "I Murdered My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meathook and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney"
1996:
Sold his script "Good Will Hunting" to Miramax; co-written with Matt Damon; filmed and released in 1997 with both co-starring
1997:
Charmed critics and audiences as a comic book artist who falls for a bisexual woman in Kevin Smith's "Chasing Amy"
1998:
Formed Pearl Street Productions with Matt Damon
1998:
Co-starred in the Michael Bay blockbuster "Armageddon"
1998:
Appeared opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes in the Academy Award-winning "Shakespeare in Love"
1999:
Played a bartender in the ensemble comedy-drama "200 Cigarettes"
1999:
Re-teamed with director Kevin Smith for "Dogma"; also re-teamed with Damon to play a pair of renegade angels
2000:
Joined ensemble cast of "The Boiler Room," a drama about Wall Street brokers
2000:
With Damon and backed by HBO and Miramax, sponsored Project Greenlight, a screenwriting competition that would result in a produced motion picture
2000:
Re-teamed with Gwyneth Paltrow for "Bounce"
2001:
Played leading role in WWII-era drama "Pearl Harbor"
2001:
With Damon, co-executive produced and acted in "The Third Wheel" (filmed in 1999), scripted by buddy Jay Lacopo
2001:
Made a brief appearance in Kevin Smith's "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back"; reprised role of Holden from "Chasing Amy" as well as appeared as himself
2002:
Executive produced and appeared in the HBO series "Project Greenlight" about the script writing contest he co-sponsored
2002:
Assumed the role of Jack Ryan (previously played by Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford) in "The Sum of All Fears"
2002:
Served as an executive producer on "Stolen Summer"; winner of the Project Greenlight competition
2002:
Co-created (with Sean Bailey) and executive produced (with Matt Damon) short-lived ABC drama "Push, Nevada"
2003:
Cast as Matt Murdock/Daredevil in the blockbuster "Daredevil," based on the Marvel comic book character
2003:
Co-starred with Jennifer Lopez in box office flop "Gigli"
2003:
Played the lead in the John Woo thriller "Paycheck"
2004:
Re-teamed with director Kevin Smith for the romantic comedy "Jersey Girl"
2004:
Starred as a lonely guy who rents himself a family for the holidays in the comedy "Surviving Christmas"
2006:
Portrayed the 1950s "Superman" TV star George Reeves in "Hollywoodland"; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2006:
Executive produced horror film "Feast," a result of the third season of the Project Greenlight contest
2007:
Directorial and writing debut, the feature adaptation of "Gone, Baby, Gone"; film based on the book by <i>Mystic River</i> author Dennis Lehane and starring his brother Casey Affleck
2009:
Played a congressman opposite Russell Crowe in the thriller "State of Play"
2009:
Played Jason Bateman's best friend in Mike Judge's "Extract"
2010:
Directed, wrote, and starred in "The Town," a crime drama based on Chuck Hogan's novel <i>Prince of Thieves</i>
2010:
Played a white-collar corporate employee who loses his job in John Wells' directing debut "The Company Men"
2012:
Directed, produced, and co-starred in political thriller "Argo"
2012:
Featured in Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder"
2013:
Cast as Batman in the sequel to "Man of Steel"

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