November 21, 2008

Matt Damon : The Sexiest Man Alive

  • Full Name : Matthew Paige Damon
  • Nickname : Matt Damon
  • Born : 8 October 1970
  • Birthplace : Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Father : Kent Telfer Damon (retired investment banker; born on August 18, 1942; divorced in 1973)
  • Mother : Nancy Carlsson-Paige (professor of education at Lesley College; born on February 9, 1944)
  • Spouse : Luciana Bozan Barroso (Argentinian; waitress; met in Miami 2002; engaged in September 2005; married on December 9, 2005)
  • Relationship : Odessa Whitmire (Ben Affleck's former assistant), Winona Ryder (actress; dated 1998), Claire Danes (actress; dated 1997), Minnie Driver (actress; dated 1997)
  • Height : 5' 10 (178 cm)
  • Nationality : American
  • Hair Color : dark blond
  • Eye Color : Blue
  • Education : High School Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Harvard University (majored in English; dropped out)
  • Occupation : Actor, Writer
  • Active : '90s-2000s
  • Major Genres : Drama, Comedy
  • First Major Screen Credit : School Ties (1992)
  • Career Highlights : The Talented Mr. Ripley, Good Will Hunting, Dogma
  • Best Known as : The star of the Bourne action films

Matt Damon Biography :

Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor and philanthropist. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his screenwriting in Good Will Hunting, and was nominated for his lead performance in the same film. Growing steadily in popularity from the 1997 film, he has since matched up with A-list actors in mainstream films, and today is rated among the top actors in Hollywood.

Damon has starred in popular films such as Saving Private Ryan, The Talented Mr. Ripley, the Ocean's series, the Bourne series, Syriana, The Good Shepherd and The Departed. He has won multiple awards for his film performances and has received a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Damon is one of the top twenty-five highest grossing actors of all time. In 2007, he was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. The next films are Green Zone, The Informant, The Human Factor (2009) and absolutely he'll back in Bourne 4 (2010) as Jason Bourne.

Damon has been actively involved in charitable work, including the ONE Campaign and H2O Africa Foundation. With his wife, Luciana Bozán Barroso, Damon has two daughters, Isabella and Gia, and stepdaughter Alexia from Barroso's prior marriage. (source: Wikipedia)

Awards for Matt Damon :
  • People's Choice Awards, USA (2008) : Favorite Male Action Star
  • National Board of Review, USA (2006) : Best Ensemble, for The Departed
  • Empire Awards, UK (2005) : Best Actor, for The Bourne Supremacy
  • Western Heritage Awards (2003) : Theatrical Motion Picture, for Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (1999) : Favorite Actor - Video, for: Good Will Hunting
  • Online Film Critics Society Awards (1999) : Best Ensemble Cast Performance, for: Saving Private Ryan
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (1998) : Best Screenplay, Original
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (1998) : Breakthrough Artist, for Good Will Hunting
  • Academy Awards, USA (1998) : Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
  • Berlin International Film Festival (1998) : Outstanding Single Achievement, for: Good Will Hunting
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (1998) : Most Promising Actor
  • Florida Film Critics Circle Awards (1998) : Newcomer of the Year
  • Golden Globes, USA (1998) : Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
  • Humanitas Prize (1998) : Feature Film Category
  • Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards (1998) : Most Promising Actor
  • Satellite Awards (1998) : Best Motion Picture Screenplay - Original
  • National Board of Review, USA (1997) : Special Achievement in Filmmaking

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