Knowledge Identifier: +Ben_Affleck
The film tells the story of a CIA operation to save six diplomats during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis by faking a production for a large-scale science fiction film
His family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he was very young, and his parents divorced in 1984
Rose McGowan - McGowan appeared in the 1996 hit horror film "Scream" and starred alongside Ben Affleck in the 1997 coming-of-age feature "Going All the Way"
Joey Lauren Adams - In 1997's "Chasing Amy", Smith cast Adams in the lead role of Alyssa Jones, a lesbian who falls in love with a man, played by Ben Affleck
Gwyneth Paltrow - Paltrow had an on-off three year relationship with actor Ben Affleck from 1997 to late 2000.
In 1999, he co-starred with Sandra Bullock in the romantic comedy "Forces of Nature"
Liev Schreiber - He played supporting roles in several studio films, including the 2000 movie version of "Hamlet" with Ethan Hawke, Ron Howard's 1996 remake of "Ransom" with Mel Gibson, "The Hurricane" with Denzel Washington, and he played Tom Clancy's fictional C.I.A. super spy and assassin John Clark in "The Sum of All Fears" with Ben Affleck
Jennifer Garner - In 2001, she appeared as the supporting character of a nurse in the big-budget epic "Pearl Harbor", starring her future husband Ben Affleck
Colin Farrell - Farrell was attached to this role in December 2001, though initially he was considered for the lead role as Matt Murdock, aka Daredevil, until Ben Affleck signed
Samuel L. Jackson - In 2002, he played a recovering alcoholic attempting to keep custody of his kids while fighting a battle of wits with Ben Affleck's character in Changing Lanes.
The Sum of All Fears - A film adaptation, which is a reboot of the Jack Ryan film series and starring Ben Affleck as the younger iteration of the CIA analyst, was released on May 31, 2002
Mindy Kaling - In 2003 she portrayed Ben Affleck in a play called "Matt & Ben", which she co-wrote with her best friend from college Brenda Withers
Scott Foley - Foley and Garner, now the wife of film star Ben Affleck, separated in March 2003 and Garner filed for divorce in May 2003
Affleck has been married to Jennifer Garner since June 2005
Mike Binder - Santa Barbara International Film Festival - The first, "The Upside of Anger", starring Joan Allen and Kevin Costner, premiered at the January 2005 Sundance Film Festival; thirteen months later, "Man About Town" with Ben Affleck, was first seen at the February 2006 Santa Barbara International Film Festival and, after another thirteen months, "Reign Over Me" with Adam Sandler, was released in March 2007
North by Northwest - A panel of fashion experts convened by "GQ" in 2006 said the gray suit worn by Cary Grant throughout almost the entire film was the best suit in film history, and the most influential on men's style, stating that it has since been copied for Tom Cruise's character in "Collateral" and Ben Affleck's character in "Paycheck"
The Town (2010 film) - By 2008, Ben Affleck, fresh off his directorial debut in "Gone Baby Gone", was brought into the project, now called "The Town", serving as star, director and co-writer
Anthony Weiner - He is a friend of actor Ben Affleck, whom he met while Affleck was researching his role in the political thriller, State of Play, in 2008.
Betty White - The May 8 SNL episode garnered the show's highest ratings since November 1, 2008, when Ben Affleck hosted
Jennifer Aniston - Her next film in wide release, "He's Just Not That into You", where she starred opposite Ben Affleck, opened in February 2009
The Town (2010 film) - "'The Town"' is a 2010 American crime drama film starring, co-written, and directed by Ben Affleck adapted from Chuck Hogan's novel "Prince of Thieves"
Eastern Congo Initiative - The Eastern Congo Initiative was founded by Ben Affleck in March 2010 after he researched the war-ravaged region's humanitarian crisis though five trips to the Democratic Republic of Congo between 2007 and 2010
Cindy McCain - She did appear in March 2011 alongside Eastern Congo Initiative founder Ben Affleck to testify before a panel of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on behalf on continued monetary assistance to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in an environment where the Republican-controlled House was looking to make significant cuts to foreign aid
Also with Argo, Affleck is the first director ever who failed to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Director, yet went on to win "both" the Golden Globe and the Directors Guild of America awards for best directing, in 2013
Sam Harris (author) - "My criticism of Islam is a criticism of beliefs and their consequences," he wrote following a controversial clash with Ben Affleck in October 2014 on the show "Real Time with Bill Maher", "but my fellow liberals reflexively view it as an expression of intolerance toward people
Also in early 2015, Affleck and Damon will begin filming the fourth season of "Project Greenlight" for HBO, a decade after the third season aired
Gone Baby Gone - In 2016, it was announced that Aaron Stockard, a childhood friend who worked with Affleck on both "Gone Baby Gone" and "The Town", is writing an adapted screenplay for the project
Jimmy Kimmel Live! - During Kimmel's 2016 post-Oscar special, Ben Affleck wore a very large coat for his appearance, and Damon emerged from the coat, only to be thrown out of the studio
Brendan Gleeson - In 2016, he appeared in the video game adaptation "Assassin's Creed" and Ben Affleck's crime drama "Live by Night"
Geoff Johns - In May 2016, it was announced that Johns and Jon Berg will co-run the "DC Extended Universe" and serve as a co-producers for the "Justice League" films, with Ben Affleck
Robert Glenister - He appeared as an Irish-American mob boss in Ben Affleck's crime drama "Live by Night", which was released in December 2016
Chris Messina - He will appear in Ben Affleck's crime drama "Live by Night", scheduled for release in December 2016
Chris Cooper (actor) - He will appear in Ben Affleck's crime drama "Live by Night", scheduled for release in December 2016
Live by Night - Affleck's fourth directorial project, "Live by Night" was released in early 2017
Zoe Saldana - She will co-star in Ben Affleck's "Live by Night", scheduled for release in January 2017
Jimmy Kimmel Live! - When Kimmel hosted the 89th Academy Awards on February 26, 2017, he renewed his feud with Damon, first in a skit harshly criticizing Damon's film "We Bought a Zoo", having the announcer introduce him as only the unnamed "guest" of Ben Affleck, and personally conducting the orchestra to play him off while Damon was talking
On 13 March 2018, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck announced they will adopt the Inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street Films
Matt Damon - On 13 March 2018, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck announced they will adopt the Inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street Films