Knowledge Identifier: +Matt_Damon
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1970.
Countries: United States (63%), United Kingdom (11%), (7%)
Linked to: Entertainment Weekly, People, American Broadcasting Company, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Lena Headey - After working steadily as an actress getting small and supporting roles in films throughout the 1990s, she found fame for her lead performances in big-budget films that became well-known like the fantasy film "The Brothers Grimm" , in which she acted opposite Matt Damon and Heath Ledger, the action period film "300" , portraying the role of Queen Gorgo and the adventure and biographical feature "The Red Baron"
Joe Hachem - Actor Matt Damon, who starred in the 1998 poker film "Rounders", is a fan of Hachem and has played poker with him
Edward Norton - Also in 1998, Norton starred opposite Matt Damon in "Rounders", a movie following two friends who need to quickly earn enough cash playing poker to pay off a huge debt
Jude Law - For "The Talented Mr. Ripley" in 1999, he learned to play saxophone and earned a MTV Movie *award nomination with Matt Damon and Fiorello for performing the song "Tu vuò fà l'americano" by Renato Carosone and Nicola Salerno
Jason Bourne - The novel was very loosely adapted in 2002 into a feature film under the same name and starred Matt Damon in the lead role
Bourne Series - The novel was very loosely adapted in 2002 into a feature film under the same name and starred Matt Damon in the lead role
Infernal Affairs - In 2003, Brad Pitt's production company Plan B Entertainment acquired the rights for a Hollywood remake, named "The Departed", which was directed by Martin Scorsese, and starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack_Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg, set in Boston, Massachusetts, roughly based on the life of famed Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger
The couple married in a private civil ceremony on December 9, 2005, at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall
Damon had an uncredited cameo in Francis Ford Coppola's " Youth Without Youth" and another cameo in the 2008 Che Guevara biopic "Che"
Donovan Webster - The expedition was filmed and edited into a documentary film, "Running the Sahara", narrated by Matt Damon and released in 2007 with the logistics support of Sam Rutherford at www
The Bourne Ultimatum (film) - In May 2007, prior to the release of "The Bourne Ultimatum", Matt Damon claimed that he would not be interested in returning for a fourth "Bourne" film, stating : "We have ridden that horse as far as we can
Behind the Candelabra - In September 2008, the project was officially announced with Matt Damon close to signing on to play Thorson and Douglas in talks to portray Liberace
Also in 2009, Damon portrayed South Africa national rugby union team captain François Pienaar in the Clint Eastwood-directed film "Invictus", which is based on the 2008 John Carlin book "Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Changed a Nation" and features Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela
Michael Muhammad Knight - Knight's 2009 novel, "Osama Van Halen," features "The Taqwacores"' Amazing Ayyub and Rabeya, who take Matt Damon hostage and demand that Hollywood depict Muslims in a more positive light, while Damon argues that they are "playing into that same terrorist paradigm and furthering a neo-conservative perception of Islam
Francois Pienaar - Pienaar is portrayed by Matt Damon in the movie "Invictus", released in December 2009, which focuses on the story of the 1995 World Cup.
Bill Hader - Hader played Kevin, Matt Damon's co-pilot, in the live episode of "30 Rock," recorded October 14, 2010
Sean Huze - Sean has appeared in several feature films since returning to Los Angeles including the Paul Haggis written and directed drama, "In the Valley of Elah" with Tommy Lee Jones, John Erick Dowdle's horror film "The Poughkeepsie Tapes", Paul Greengrass' "Green Zone" starring Matt Damon, and Paul Haggis' "The Next Three Days", released November 19, 2010 and starring Russell Crowe
As of 2011, Damon and his family reside in Manhattan
Beth Winslet - Also in 2011, Winslet appeared in Steven Soderbergh's disaster film "Contagion", featuring an ensemble cast consisting of Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Gwyneth_Paltrow and Jude Law. The thriller follows the rapid progress of a lethal indirect contact transmission virus that kills within days
Anthony Mackie - He appeared in the 2011 Matt Damon film "The Adjustment Bureau" where he plays Harry Mitchell, a sympathetic member of a shadowy supernatural group that controls human destiny
Hult International Business School - The 2011 event partnered with Matt Damon's water.org to focus on provision of clean water
World War Z (film) - In January 2012, director Forster and Paramount said that "each view "World War Z" as a trilogy that would have the grounded, gun-metal realism of Matt Damon's "Jason Bourne" series tethered to the unsettling end-times vibe of &AMC (AMC_(TV_channel))'s "The Walking Dead"
John Krasinski - Krasinski co-wrote "Promised Land" with Matt Damon and will appear in the film, set to begin production in April 2012
John Krasinski - Krasinski co-wrote "Promised Land" with Matt Damon and appeared in it, filmed in April 2012 and released on December 28, 2012
Frances McDormand - She starred in "Promised Land" with Matt Damon, filmed in April 2012 and released on December 28, 2012
On 24 January 2013 Damon finally got his revenge on Jimmy Kimmel by taking over his entire show
Tom Papa - Tom completed the role of Ray Arnett alongside Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in "Behind the Candelabra" for HBO Films, due to be released May 2013
In 2014, he starred in George Clooney's "Monuments Men"
Damon reprised his role in 2016's "Jason Bourne", reuniting with Paul Greengrass
Zhang Yimou - His highest budgeted film to date is the 2016 monster film titled "The Great Wall", set in Imperial China and starring Matt Damon
Alicia Vikander - In 2016, she is set to appear in three films, including the action film "Jason Bourne", where she will appear alongside Matt Damon
In 2017, Damon played the lead role in Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall", an hit at international box offices but a flop at the domestic box office
Gavin O'Connor (director) - In 2017, he will replace Matt Damon as director of "Father Daughter Time"
Bourne (film series) - However, in March 2017, Matt Damon cast doubt upon a sequel, hinting that people "might be done" with the character
Ben Affleck - 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