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Jennifer Garner talks gender inequality in Hollywood

Jennifer Garner talks gender inequality in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) --Jennifer Garner called attention to gender inequality at Elle's "Women in Hollywood" gala by sharing an anecdote about herself and husband Ben Affleck.
Annie Martin
'Batman v Superman' to feature a female Robin?

'Batman v Superman' to feature a female Robin?

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) --"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is said to feature a female Robin, and "Hunger Games" actress Jena Malone is rumored for the role.
Annie Martin
Ben Affleck drops in on Michigan State football practice

Ben Affleck drops in on Michigan State football practice

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 17 (UPI) --Actor Ben Affleck dropped into the Michigan State Spartans football weight room for a workout and ended up giving the team a pep talk.
Aileen Graef
Ben Affleck secures 'Batman' role in 'Justice League Part One'

Ben Affleck secures 'Batman' role in 'Justice League Part One'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) --Ben Affleck will reprise his role as the Dark Night in the upcoming "Justice League Part One" movie, Warner Bros. announced Wednesday.
Veronica Linares
Jennifer Garner 'pudged up' when Ben Affleck was on a diet for Batman role

Jennifer Garner 'pudged up' when Ben Affleck was on a diet for Batman role

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) --Jennifer Garner opened up about what it was like to be around her husband Ben Affleck while he prepared for his upcoming "Batman" role.
Veronica Linares
Jennifer Garner talks mom role in 'Men, Women and Children'

Jennifer Garner talks mom role in 'Men, Women and Children'

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) --Jennifer Garner portrays an overprotective mom in "Men, Women and Children," and said she could relate to her character as a mother of three with Ben Affleck.
Annie Martin
'Gone Girl' tops North American box office with $38 million

'Gone Girl' tops North American box office with $38 million

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) --"Gone Girl," a psychological thriller starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, topped the weekend box office in North America with $38 million in receipts.
Karen Butler
WATCH: Heated Ben Affleck blasts Bill Maher for 'gross' and 'racist' views on Islam

WATCH: Heated Ben Affleck blasts Bill Maher for 'gross' and 'racist' views on Islam

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) --An episode of "Real Time With Bill Maher" got heated when an impassioned Ben Affleck clashed with the Bill Maher and Sam Harris over their views on Islam.
Kate Stanton
'Annabelle' edges 'Gone Girl' in Friday box office

'Annabelle' edges 'Gone Girl' in Friday box office

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 4 (UPI) --'Annabelle' brought in between $14 million and $14.5 million Friday night, while 'Gone Girl' brought in $12 million to $13 million.
Danielle Haynes
Ben Affleck confirms full frontal nude scene in 'Gone Girl'

Ben Affleck confirms full frontal nude scene in 'Gone Girl'

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) --Ben Affleck confirmed he filmed a full frontal nude scene for "Gone Girl," and joked that audiences should see the movie in 3D.
Annie Martin
Jennifer Garner imitates Ben Affleck on 'The Tonight Show'

Jennifer Garner imitates Ben Affleck on 'The Tonight Show'

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) --Jennifer Garner did a hilariously bad impression of husband Ben Affleck to relate the time when she had lice and met George Clooney.
Annie Martin
Neil Patrick Harris talks about his 'sweetly creepy' role in 'Gone Girl'

Neil Patrick Harris talks about his 'sweetly creepy' role in 'Gone Girl'

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) --Neil Patrick Harris says he relished the chance to play a "sweetly creepy" character whose motives are mysterious for most of the film "Gone Girl."
Karen Butler
Matt Damon says he owes 'everything' to Robin Williams

Matt Damon says he owes 'everything' to Robin Williams

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) --Matt Damon addressed Robin Williams' suicide in an interview with Katie Couric, and said he and Ben Affleck owe "everything" to the actor.
Annie Martin
Denzel Washington says he passed up the lead in 'Seven'

Denzel Washington says he passed up the lead in 'Seven'

TORONTO, Sept. 29 (UPI) --Actor Denzel Washington says he passed up the lead role in "Seven" because director David Fincher's 1995 serial-killer thriller was simply too disturbing.
Karen Butler
Gillian Flynn adapts 'Gone Girl' novel for the big screen

Gillian Flynn adapts 'Gone Girl' novel for the big screen

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) --"Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn says she lobbied for the job of adapting her novel into a screenplay, then felt anxious about the task.
Karen Butler
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ben Affleck."
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