Matt Damon

Matt Damon

  • Born: 1970-10-8
  • Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Profession: Director, actor, screenwriter, producer
  • Nationality: America
  • Graduate School: Harvard University
  • Representative Works: Good Will Hunting, The Bourne Identity, The Martian, The Departed, The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Rainmaker, Rounders, Invictus, The Good Shepherd
  • Matt Damon, born on October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, is an actor, screenwriter, and producer.
    In 1988, starred in his first movie " Mystic Pizza " and entered the show business circle. In 1993, his starring drama " Gronimo: An American Legend " was released. In 1996, he participated in the action film " Courage Under Fire ". In 1997, with his self-written and self-acted feature film " Good Will Hunting ", he was nominated for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor at the 70th Academy Awards [1]  ; the film’s box office was 225 million U.S. dollars [2]  . In 1998, starred in the feature film " Rounders " [3]  . In 1999, he took the lead in the feature film " The Talented Mr. Ripley ".
    In 2002, he became well-known by the audience for his lead role in the action film " The Bourne Identity " [4]  . In 2006, starred in the police film " The Departed " [5]  . In 2007, he was named the Hollywood Walk of Fame [6]  . In 2010, with the biopic " Invictus " nominated for the 82nd Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor [7]  . In 2013, he took the lead in the science fiction film " Elysium " [8]  . In 2016, with the starring sci-fi film " The Martian ", he won the 73rd American Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Musical Comedy, and was nominated for the 88th Academy Awards for Best Actor [9-10]  ; in the same year, he served as the plot. Producer of the film " Manchester by the Sea " [11]  . In 2019, starring in the feature film " Ford v . Ferrari " [12]  .

    Early Experience

    After Matt Damon's parents divorced in 1980, he and his brother Kyle moved back to Cambridge, Massachusetts from Newtontown, USA, with their mother. Matt Damon often performed in the school's theater company, and met his friend Ben Affleck through the theater company's performance. After graduating from high school, he was admitted to the Department of English Language and Literature of Harvard University. Subsequently, Matt Damon decided to graduate from school and went to Los Angeles with Ben Affleck to try to develop into the entertainment industry   .

    Performing Experience

    In 1988, he participated in his first movie " Mystic Pizza " and entered the show business circle. In 1992, he co-starred in the feature film " School Ties " with Brendan James Fraser and Chris O'Donnell , in which he played the handsome and handsome friend Charlie of rugby player David.
    In 1993, in the feature film " Gronimo: An American Legend " directed by Walter Hill , she played the second lieutenant Davis who was responsible for escorting the Indian Gronimo to the reservation. In 1996, starred in the action film " Courage Under Fire " starring Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. and Margaret.Mary.Anne . Matt Damon lost 40 pounds through diet and played the role of shy, uninitiated, and addicted to heroin. U.S. military doctor Illa Riou; in the same year, after the film was released, it attracted the attention of director Francis Ford Coppola .
    In 1997, Francis Ford Coppola invited him to star in the feature film " The Rainmaker ", which was adapted from the novel of the same name, and played the role of Rudy Baylor, a lawyer who wants to make achievements in the field of lawyers and strives hard for this; December 2 On May, his inspirational film " Good Will Hunting " , which he served as a screenwriter, was released. In the film, he played Will, the cleaner of MIT with amazing mathematics talent. The script of the film was derived from an English class work done by Matt Damon while studying at Harvard. , Achieved a box office of 225 million U.S. dollars   .
    In 1998, with his starring inspirational film "Good Will Hunting", he was nominated for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor at the 70th Oscar Awards   ; subsequently, he received the invitation of director Steven Allan Spielberg to co-star in a war film with Tom Hanks " Saving Private Ryan ", played the role of James Ryan, an American soldier who was unaccounted for by his position and fulfilling tasks assigned by his superiors. The film’s global box office totaled US$481 million   ; September 11, with Edward Harrison Norton and Gretchen The drama " Rounders " co-starred by .M was released, playing the role of professional gambler Mike who returned to the world to help his friends pay off loan sharks   .
    In 1999, starred in the comedy " Dogma " directed by Kevin Smith , in which he played the angel Rocky who fell into the mortal world and exhausted all means to return to heaven . On December 25, he starred in the drama " The Talented Mr.". " Ripley " was released, playing the role of Tom Ripley, a poor American young man who is good at imitating the handwriting and voice of others. 
    In 2000, with the feature film "The Talented Mr. Ripley", he was nominated for the best actor in the 57th American Golden Globe Awards   ; in October, co-starred with Willard Christopher Smith Jr and Charlize Theron in the inspirational film " The Legend of Bagger Vance" ", plays the role of Lannaford Juno   , a veteran who is lost and lost in life ; in December, starred in the drama " All the Pretty Horses " directed by Billy Bob Thornton , and played the role of leaving home and working in the farm , John Grandi Cole , a young man arrested and imprisoned for murder ; in the same year, he dubbed the animation " Titan AE ". 
    In 2001, because the script he wrote was filmed into the movie "Good Will Hunting", the idea of ​​planning a script competition show related to dreams was germinated. Subsequently, he began to work as the producer of the reality show " Project Greenlight "   ; on December 7, the feature film " Ocean's Eleven " co-starring with George Clooney and Brad Pitt was released. The film was remake of the movie of the same name in the 1960s. Plays Linus Caldwell , a pickpocket who has extremely quick fingers and can pull out his wallet from anyone's pocket. The film has a box office of 450 million U.S. dollars .  
    In January 2002, as the feature film " Gerry " screenwriter, played in the film lost in the desert journey, the journey to find his way young Gerry; in May, for the animated film " Spirit-Stallion of Cimarron at The " in Mustang Spire is dubbed   ; on May 31, his comedy " The Third Wheel " was released as a producer   ; in June, he led the action film " The Bourne Identity ", in which he played a meticulous, proficient in many foreign languages, Agent Jason Byrne   , who lost his memory in the sea due to a failed mission , worked as a producer in the feature film " Stolen Summer " in September .
    In August 2003, he served as the producer of the comedy "Give it a go"   ; on December 12, the comedy " Stuck on You " co-starring with Gregory Greg Kinnear was released, in which he played a very athletic talent and starred in TV Hollywood actor Bob, who became popular on reality TV shows . In July 2004, starred in the action film " The Bourne Identity 2 " directed by Paul Greengrass , which earned a box office of 300 million US dollars after its release ; in December, starred in the drama " Ocean's 12 " produced by Warner Bros. Entertainment , which had a box office. For 360 million U.S. dollars .     
    In August 2005, he partnered with Heathy and co-starred in the fantasy film " The Brothers Grimm ", in which he played William Green   , a liar who is idle all day long and lives by fraud ; in October, he was the producer of the science fiction film " Feast "   ; On December 9, the feature film " Syriana " starring in the film was released, playing the role of Brian Woodman, a rising star of an energy trading company and a bereaved energy analyst   .
    In October 2006, he co-starred in the police film " The Departed " with Leo and Jack Nicholson . The film was remade from the Hong Kong film " Infernal Affairs ". In the film, he played the role of an orphan who had no father and no mother since childhood, and the leader of the gang organization Frank was placed in the police station. Undercover Colin   , won the 79th Oscar for Best Picture after the film was released   ; in December, led the starring in the feature film " The Good Shepherd ", and played the role of the sharp-minded and very loyal CIA in the film. Founder Edward Wilson   .
    In 2007, starred in the feature film " Ocean's Thirteen " directed by Steven Soderbergh ; in July, he became the 2343th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ; on August 3, the action film " The Bourne Identity3 " starring him was released. At the global box office of 430 million U.S. dollars ; in November, he was voted as the sexiest man in the world by People magazine . On July 19, 2008, the dubbing animation " Ponyo on the Cliff " was released; in the same year, he served as the producer of the documentary " Running the Sahara " and was also responsible for dubbing the film's narration.    
    In September 2009, he took the lead in the comedy " The Informant ", which was adapted from the novel of the same name and played the role of Mark Whitaker   , a senior staff member in charge of genetically modified corn cultivation and research work at the biochemical company ; December 11, The biopic " Invictus " co-starring with Morgan Freeman was released, in which he played the captain of the Springbok rugby team representing South Africa in the Rugby World Cup, François Pinal . 
    In 2010, with the starring movies "Invictus" and "The Informant", he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 82nd Academy Awards, Nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 67th American Golden Globe Awards, and Nominated for Best Actor in a Musical Comedy ; In March, led the starring in the war film " Green Zone ", which was adapted from the novel "The Emperor's Life in the Emerald City: Deep in the Green Zone of Iraq", and played the role of a US Warrant Officer who was ordered to investigate weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Roy Miller ; In October, he dubbed the narration for the documentary " Inside Job ", which won the 83rd Oscar Award for Best Documentary ; October 15, the feature film " Hereafter " co-starring with Cécile de France "Released, he played George , a blue-collar worker who has a special function and can talk to the dead ; in December, he played the Texas Mounted Police LaBeouf who hunted down suspects for compensation in the western film " True Grit " starring Jeff Bridges and Hailee Steinfeld . .       
    In March 2011, he played the political star David, who was elected to the New York State Senator , in the science fiction film " The Adjustment Bureau " directed by George Nolfi ; in September, he co-starred in the feature film " Contagion " with Marion Cotillard and Jude Law . In the film, he played Thomas , a young man who lost his family one after another ; in December, he starred in the drama " We Bought a Zoo " produced by the 20th Century Fox Film Company , and played the tossing and turning side of the columnist Benjamin Mill who bought the Rosemore Zoo in the film. .  
    On December 28, 2012, the feature film " Promised Land " starring him was released. The film was adapted from the documentary " Gasland " and played the role of Steve Bart, a professional manager who persuaded residents to sell farmland to energy development companies. Le   .
    In May 2013, he partnered with Michael Douglas and co-starred in the biopic " Behind the Candelabra ", which was adapted from the memoir "Days with Li Bolas" and played the role of the pianist Li Bolas in the film. Boyfriend Scott Thomason   ; In September, in the science fiction film " The Zero Theorem " directed by TerryGilliam , he played the role of a manager who monitors the people, controls their thoughts, and spreads eyeliner in various places where people live and work ; 9 On the 5th, the starring sci-fi film " Elysium " was released. In the film, he played the witty and brave man who was on the verge of death due to radiation at work and bravely rushed to Elysium to survive . The film’s global cumulative box office For 212 million US dollars ; in the same year, with the biopic "Behind the Candelabra", he was nominated for the best actor in the 65th Emmy Awards and the 71st American Golden Globe for the best actor in the TV and movie .    
    In 2014, for his performance in the biopic "Behind the Candelabra", he was nominated for the best actor in the 71st American Golden Globe Awards   ; in February, he starred in the feature film " The Monuments Men " produced by Columbia Pictures , in the film He plays James Granger, a shrewd, capable and ambitious architectural expert   .
    In 2015, he led the starring in the science fiction film " The Martian ", which was adapted from the novel of the same name and played the role of botanist Mark Whitney   who applied to join NASA’s astronaut training program . The film’s global box office after its release was USD 545.1 million   .
    In 2016, with the science fiction film "The Martian", won the 73rd American Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Musical Comedy and the 88th Academy Awards for Best Actor Nomination   ; August 23, led the starring action film " "The Bourne Identity5 " was released   ; on August 26, he was selected as the third highest-earning male star in the world for "Forbes" with US$55 million   ; in November, he was the producer of the feature film " Manchester by the Sea "   ; in December, and Jing Tian and Pedro Pascal co-starred in the fantasy film " The Great Wall ", in which he played William Garlin, a foreign mercenary who was forced to join the army and came to China in search of black powder   .
    In 2017, in the sci-fi film " Downsizing " directed by Alexander Payne , he played Paul, an ordinary young man with a honest appearance, a kind heart, and an ordinary life . 
    In 2018, he co-starred in the suspense film " Suburbicon " with Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac , in which he played Gardner, a middle-aged man with a successful career and a happy life . 
    In 2019, he served as the producer of the TV series " City on a Hill "   ; on November 15th, the feature film " Ford v. Ferrari " co-starring with Christian Charles Philip Bale was released, in which he played with entrepreneur Lee Iacocca Carol Shelby, a partner engineer who runs Ford . 
    On July 30, 2021, the starring movie " Stillwater " was released in North America, playing the role of oil driller Bill  ; on October 15, the film " The Last Duel " , which he served as producer, screenwriter and starring role, was released in North America  .

    Personal Life

    family
    Matt Damon's father worked as a bonded official, and his mother was a professor engaged in the education of young children.
    emotion
    In 1995, she fell in love with actress Minnie Driver for filming the movie "Good Will Hunting". In 1997, the two broke up   ; in the same year, through the introduction of friend Ben Affleck, they met with actress Winona Reid. In 2001, the two sides announced their breakup   .
    marriage
    In 2003, because of the filming of the movie "Stuck on You", I met the bartender Luciana Barasso in a bar in Miami. In December 2005, the two married in New York   . In 2006, Luciana Barasso gave birth to a daughter Isabella. In 2008, Luciana Barasso gave birth to her second daughter, Gia. In 2010, their third daughter, Jawala, was born. In addition, Luciana Barasso also has a daughter, Alexia, with her ex-husband   .

    Character Evaluation

    Matt Damon's eyes are penetrating, with the temperament of a family man   . Matt Damon has a bookish face, natural and kind. He can always make those legendary characters more grounded, and he can also make ordinary characters shine with an extraordinary halo. He has always shown himself in an image of conscientiousness   and is one of Hollywood's box office stars   .
    Matt Damon is good at trying to explore   . He has a wide range of subjects and his   calm and wise personality has shaped the ever-changing screen image   . In the movie "The Bourne Identity", whether it is the affection when bidding farewell to the deceased wife, the pain when being tortured by memory fragments, the tenderness when apologizing to the family of the deceased, or the calm and open-minded face of fate after recovering his identity, they are all interpreted by Matt Damon. The ground is in the buckle   . This versatile actor's performance in the movie "The Bourne Identity" allows one to see another side of his bravery   . In "The Good Shepherd", he uses detailed facial expressions and subtle body movements to bring the characters' paranoia to life   . He is an acting star   .
    Extended Reading
    • Kaia 2022-03-26 09:01:15

      existence and time

      I watched this movie in the morning. Let me find a gap in linear thinking and life. As a person who studies Zhuangzi, the changes of time and space have always fascinated me, and I also wanted to write "Zhuangzi's Vision of Dreams" for my master's thesis. A dream of Huangliang, a dream of Nanke,...

    • Dejon 2022-03-26 09:01:15

      This is the story of a linguistics professor "Zhuang Zhou Mengdie".

      A scholar who is being studied by many people who say that he can't write the history of the origin of language in ten lifetimes. When he was old and suffering from illness, he obtained the power of nature and gained a new body, and then he knew it through the strange power of a girl. The first...

    • Stephan 2022-03-28 09:01:13

      080307, ​​idle at home, fell asleep in the first half, and made up later. Look at the former goldfish that said Coppola 97 has a work. It makes me tangled, but the opening and ending are really fascinating. Can time go back? This kind of sci-fi life-and-death discussion is no longer cold.

    • Jazmin 2022-03-28 09:01:13

      Through youth, I will laugh and cry!

    Youth Without Youth quotes

    • [first lines]

      Dominic: [voice over] Sometimes... I admit to myself that it's possible... I will never be able to finish my life's work. My one and only book. And that in the end... without her... I will be nothing. And I will die alone.

      [cries]

    • Professor Stanciulescu: The eye seems intact. But I don't know if he's blind or not. I don't even know if he's conscious. If he hears or if he understands what he hears.

      [louder]

      Professor Stanciulescu: If you understand what I say, squeeze my finger !

      [Dominic squeezes the finger]

      Professor Stanciulescu: I'm Dr. Roman Stanciulescu. I'm here to help you.