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Zoe Saldana to star in Ben Affleck's 'Live by Night'

Zoe Saldana to star in Ben Affleck's 'Live by Night'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5 (UPI) --Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning and Sienna Miller will star in "Live by Night," a Prohibition-era film based on a Dennis Lehane novel and directed by Ben Affleck.
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Matt Damon uses toilet water to perform Ice Bucket Challenge

Matt Damon uses toilet water to perform Ice Bucket Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) --Matt Damon used toilet water to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS, in order to also raise awareness about the lack of clean drinking water worldwide.
Annie Martin
Ben Affleck stars in creepy new trailer for 'Gone Girl'

Ben Affleck stars in creepy new trailer for 'Gone Girl'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) --The new, creepy trailer for "Gone Girl" follows the dark turn of events for Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) after his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) goes missing.
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Jennifer Lopez declares she doesn't 'whore around'

Jennifer Lopez declares she doesn't 'whore around'

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) --Jennifer Lopez, who recently split from boyfriend Casper Smart, told Chelsea Handler she would marry a fourth time, but doesn't "whore around."
Annie Martin
4 firefighters injured in 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

4 firefighters injured in 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky., Aug. 21 (UPI) --One firefighter was critically burned and three others hurt Thursday as they assisted in an "Ice Bucket Challenge" at Campbellsville University in Kentucky.
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Jennifer Garner dumps bucket of water on Ben Affleck for ALS

Jennifer Garner dumps bucket of water on Ben Affleck for ALS

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) --Ben Affleck had a little help from his wife Jennifer Garner while completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday.
Veronica Linares
Ben Affleck on 'Batman' blacklash: 'I wouldn't have done it if I didn't think I could do it'

Ben Affleck on 'Batman' blacklash: 'I wouldn't have done it if I didn't think I could do it'

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Ben Affleck was aware backlash would follow the announcement he was set to play the new Batman, but he decided to take the part anyway.
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Jennifer Garner not pregnant, says publicist

Jennifer Garner not pregnant, says publicist

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) --Jennifer Garner's rep says the actress is not pregnant with her fourth child.
Annie Martin
Emily Ratajkowski lands role opposite Zac Efron

Emily Ratajkowski lands role opposite Zac Efron

LOS ANGELES, July 31 (UPI) --Emily Ratajkowski to appear with Zac Efron in "We Are Your Friends."
Danielle Haynes
DC Comics releases new Ben Affleck as Batman image

DC Comics releases new Ben Affleck as Batman image

LOS ANGELES, July 25 (UPI) --DC Comics has a released a new image of Ben Affleck as Batman in honor of the fictional superhero's 75th anniversary.
Veronica Linares
'Gone Girl' to have world premiere at the New York Film Festival

'Gone Girl' to have world premiere at the New York Film Festival

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) --David Fincher's big-screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel "Gone Girl" is to open the New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced.
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Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike star in dark new trailer for 'Gone Girl'

Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike star in dark new trailer for 'Gone Girl'

LOS ANGELES, July 7 (UPI) --The new trailer chills with a voiceover from Amy Dunne's (Rosamund Pike) journal and features the first look at Neil Patrick Harris as her ex-boyfriend Desi.
Annie Martin
Joe Berlinger's new documentary puts the spotlight on Whitey Bulger

Joe Berlinger's new documentary puts the spotlight on Whitey Bulger

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) --Joe Berlinger says even he's surprised by the number of people who cooperated with the making of his film "Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger."
Karen Butler
Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner no longer friends because of Ben Affleck

Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner no longer friends because of Ben Affleck

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) --Mark Ruffalo says he and "13 Going on 30" co-star Jennifer Garner were friends until Ben Affleck "came on the scene."
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'Blurred Lines' vixen Emily Ratajkowski was handpicked by Ben Affleck for 'Gone Girl'

'Blurred Lines' vixen Emily Ratajkowski was handpicked by Ben Affleck for 'Gone Girl'

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) --Ben Affleck handpicked "Blurred Lines" video vixen Emily Ratajkowski to play his mistress in "Gone Girl" because he thought she was "incredibly divisive."
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Ben Affleck arrives at the Children Mending Hearts event honoring the International Medical Corps at the House of Blues in Los Angeles on February 18, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Ben Affleck (born Benjamin G├ęza Affleck-Boldt; August 15, 1972) is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He became known in the mid-1990s with his performance in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats (1995) and Chasing Amy (1997). Affleck is an Academy Award winner, along with Matt Damon, for their collaborative screenplay for the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. He established himself as a Hollywood leading man, having starred in several big budget films, such as Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002), The Sum of All Fears (2002), and Daredevil (2003).

Affleck has drawn critical acclaim for his work as a filmmaker, directing Gone Baby Gone (2007) and The Town (2010), and playing the lead role in the latter. He has worked with his younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, on several projects, including Good Will Hunting and Gone Baby Gone.

After a high profile relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, his relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez attracted worldwide media attention in which Affleck and Lopez were dubbed "Bennifer". Following their breakup in 2004, he began dating Jennifer Garner. The two married in June 2005 and have two daughters, Violet Anne, born December 2005, and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, born January 2009.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ben Affleck."
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