Matt Damon Biography

Matt Damon is currently one of the most prominent actors in Hollywood. During the late 1990s, he has appeared in a number of blockbusters. Matt is well-liked by both fans and reviewers. He received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his story for the film Good Will Hunting, and he was nominated for acting in the same film. He has also appeared in films such as The Bourne Identity, the Ocean’s Trilogy, and Syria Must Die.

Early life

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he is the offspring of Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, who held the position of early childhood education professor at Lesley University. His father’s lineage includes Scottish, Welsh, and English ancestry, while his mother’s heritage is of Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish descent. His younger brother, Kyle, is a well-known sculptor and artist. The family settled in Newton, Massachusetts for a brief period of two years before relocating back to Cambridge, where they took up residence in a shared communal house. Damon’s childhood friend and frequent collaborator in several movies, Ben Affleck, lived nearby, and the two have remained close friends since childhood. Interestingly, they are also distantly related as Damon is Affleck’s tenth cousin, once removed, through a shared ancestor from New England.


Matt Damon’s career took off in 1997 with the release of “Good Will Hunting,” a drama in which he co-starred alongside Robin Williams. Ben Affleck also appeared in a supporting role. The film garnered several Academy Award nominations and earned Damon and Affleck the award for Best Original Screenplay. Following the success of this film, Damon’s star began to rise. He followed up with another major hit, “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” in which he portrayed an anti-hero character.

Matt Damon is renowned for his involvement in two prominent trilogies. The first of these is the Bourne series, in which Matt portrays the character of Jason Bourne, a CIA assassin who suffers from amnesia. The storyline revolves around the recovery of his memories. The other successful trilogy that Matt Damon has starred in is The Ocean’s series, where he is a member of the Ocean’s team. The series boasts an ensemble cast that includes George Clooney and Brad Pitt.

In addition to his notable trilogies, Matt Damon has also achieved success in other films. His movies have a tendency to perform well at the box office. For instance, he co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in the highly successful film, The Departed. Furthermore, some of his recent notable films include The Adjustment Bureau, We Bought a Zoo, and Elysium, which have all been well-received by audiences.

Matt Damon has received numerous accolades for his performances, including an Academy Award and Golden Globe. In 2007, he was voted as People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive and also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is widely considered to be one of the finest actors of our time, with an impressive ability to perform across a range of genres. Matt Damon is equally skilled in comedy, drama, romance, and action films.


  • Name: Matthew Paige Damon
  • Other name: Matt Damon
  • Born: October 08, 1970
  • Star Sign: Libra
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches
  • Education:
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
  • Citizenship: USA
  • Language: English, Finnish and Scottish


  • Wife: Luciana Barroso
  • Children: Alexia Damon, Isabella Damon and Gia Zavala Damon
  • Father: Kent Damon
  • Mother: Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Personal Life

Matt Damon dated Minnie Diver early in his career. He dated Winona Ryder during the early 21st century. He married Luciana Barosso in 2005. The couple has three daughters together. Matt Damon is the stepfather of Luciana’s daughter from her first marriage. He is a fan of Boston Redsox. Matt enjoys playing Poker. He is best friends with Ben Affleck.

Filmography of Matt Damon

  1. The Monuments Men (2013)
  2. The Zero Theorem (2013)
  3. Elysium (2013)
  4. Behind the Candelabra (TV movie) (2013)
  5. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV series) (2013)
  6. Promised Land (2012)
  7. Saturday Night Live (TV series) (2011)
  8. We Bought a Zoo (2011)
  9. Happy Feet Two (2011)
  10. American Teacher (2011)
  11. Contagion (2011)
  12. The Adjustment Bureau (2010)
  13. True Grit (2010)
  14. Hereafter (2010)
  15. Inside Job (2010)
  16. Green Zone (2010)
  17. Invictus (2009)
  18. The Informant! (2009)
  19. Ponyo (2009)
  20. Che Part One (2008)
  21. Che Part Two (2008)
  22. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
  23. Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
  24. Margaret (2006)
  25. The Good Shepherd (2006)
  26. The Departed (2006)
  27. Syriana (2005)
  28. Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005)
  29. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
  30. The Third Wheel (2004)
  31. Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
  32. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
  33. Jersey Girl (2004)
  34. Eurotrip (2004)
  35. Split Screen (2003)
  36. Stuck on You (2003)
  37. Gerry (2003)
  38. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
  39. The Bourne Identity (2002)
  40. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
  41. The Majestic (2001)
  42. Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
  43. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
  44. All the Pretty Horses (2000)
  45. Finding Forrester (2000)
  46. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
  47. Titan A.E. (2000)
  48. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
  49. Dogma (1999)
  50. Rounders (1998)
  51. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  52. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  53. The Rainmaker (1997)
  54. Chasing Amy (1997)
  55. Glory Daze (1996)
  56. Courage Under Fire (1996)
  57. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
  58. School Ties (1992)
  59. Rising Son (1990)
  60. Mystic Pizza (1988)

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