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Here's the first trailer for David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

Here's the first trailer for David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck plays a man whose wife has disappeared.
Kate Stanton
Jennifer Garner: Ben Affleck is competitive sports parent

Jennifer Garner: Ben Affleck is competitive sports parent

NEW YORK, April 14 (UPI) -- Jennifer Garner says she has to chastise husband Ben Affleck for yelling at little girls at daughter's basketball games.
Danielle Haynes
Snyder returns to the world of ancient Greece for '300' sequel

Snyder returns to the world of ancient Greece for '300' sequel

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Zack Snyder says he hadn't really considered making a followup to his 2007 blockbuster "300" until Frank Miller, the author of the graphic novel on which it was based, said he was working on a spinoff.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Jennifer Garner joined by Ben Affleck at Vanity Fair Oscars after party

Jennifer Garner joined by Ben Affleck at Vanity Fair Oscars after party

HOLLYWOOD, March 3 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck wasn't by Jennifer Garner's side when she walked the red carpet at the 86th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night.
Veronica Linares
Ben Affleck speaks out about Eastern Congo ahead of Senate testimony

Ben Affleck speaks out about Eastern Congo ahead of Senate testimony

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Prior to Ben Affleck's Senate testimony on the Great Lakes region, he spoke briefly at the U.S. Department of State.
JC Finley
Matt Damon faxes photo of naked butt to Ben Affleck and Jimmy Kimmel

Matt Damon faxes photo of naked butt to Ben Affleck and Jimmy Kimmel

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Actor Matt Damon sent a fax of his naked butt to Ben Affleck and Jimmy Kimmel in response to the two making jokes at his expense on Twitter.
Aileen Graef
Dwayne Johnson to play Green Lantern in Batman vs Superman?

Dwayne Johnson to play Green Lantern in Batman vs Superman?

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Does the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman" movie have its Green Lantern?
Gabrielle Levy
Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Batman-Superman casting surprise

Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Batman-Superman casting surprise

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The "Social Network" star will be ditching those curls to play Lex Luthor.
Kate Stanton
Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Superman-Batman flick

Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Superman-Batman flick

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Jesse Eisenberg is to play Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons will play Alfred in Hollywood's upcoming Superman-Batman mash-up, Warner Bros. announced Friday.
Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America bestowed its top honors on Alfonso Cuaron, Vince Gilligan and Beth McCarthy-Miller in Los Angeles Saturday night.
'Man of Steel' sequel release postponed to 2016

'Man of Steel' sequel release postponed to 2016

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The release date for the sequel to the Superman movie "Man of Steel" has been pushed back nearly a year to 2016, Warner Bros. announced in Hollywood.
Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Gwyneth Paltrow sets up organic lemonade stand with her kids

Gwyneth Paltrow sets up organic lemonade stand with her kids

Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The famously health-conscious actress helped Apple and Moses sell refreshments in Los Angeles.
Kate Stanton
Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to be Golden Globes presenters

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to be Golden Globes presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Liam Neeson, Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Naomi Watts and Olivia Wilde are to be presenters at Hollywood's Golden Globe Awards ceremony.
Denzel Washington to play Lex Luthor in next 'Superman'?

Denzel Washington to play Lex Luthor in next 'Superman'?

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Denzel Washington is in the running to play villain Lex Luthor in the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel, "Batman vs. Superman," Inquistr reported.
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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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