Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Pam Toler (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422290903

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In 1993, when two young, unknown actors named Matt Damon and Ben Affleck couldnt get the movie parts they wanted, the lifelong friends decided to write their own screenplay. To their surprise, Good Will Huntinga story about a blue-collar math whizbecame a box office hit after it premiered in 1997. It won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, and Matt became one of the hottest young actors in Hollywood. Since then, Matt has starred in many memorable films, such as Saving Private Ryan, The Departed, and Invictus. One of his most successful roles is that of assassin Jason Bourne, a character he played in three hit films. Matt likes to keep his personal life private. However, he doesnt hesitate to use his celebrity to help others. Among the groups he supports are the ONE Campaign and H2O Africa Foundation, which are charitable organizations working to improve living conditions in Africa.

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