He was accidently knocked unconscious by football player Dana Stubblefield during the filming of Reindeer Games (2000). Stubblefield slipped, and Affleck was knocked down. He was taken to the hospital, but fully recovered.
Graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School in 1990.
Dropped out of the University of Vermont after 1 semester.
He and Matt Damon sold their Good Will Hunting (1997) script for $600,000.
Has his teeth capped.
Owns 5 motorcycles.
Auditioned for Corey Haim's part in License to Drive (1988).
Was an extra with friend Matt Damon in Field of Dreams (1989).
Charlie Sheen drove him to Promises Rehabilitation Center in August, 2001
Is known for being a very good impressionist. He usually picks one of his costars while filming a movie and studies them. He displays his impressions on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992) almost every time he is a guest. While filming The Sum of All Fears (2002), he chose to study co-star Morgan Freeman. When he showed Morgan his impression on set, it was so accurate Freeman told him, "You ever do that again, I'll kill you".
His mother is Irish and father is Scottish.
Voluntarily entered Promises Rehabilitation Center in Malibu, California for alcohol abuse. (31 July 2001)
Named People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" (2002)
He was inspired to contribute to the Neil Bogart Memorial Fund, which supports cancer research at Los Angeles Children's Hospital, after meeting Molly Hanna, who died of cancer in 2002. She was a student in his mother's fifth-grade class.
Growing up, the Marvel Comic book character Daredevil was his hero. He got to play the character in the 2003 movie.
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