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Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck


Famous as :

Actor, writer, editor

Birth Name :

Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt

Birth Date :

August 12, 1975

Birth Place :

Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA

Spouse :

Summer Phoenix (actress-model, since 3-Jun-06)

Claim to fame :

As Morgan O'Mally in "Good Will Hunting" (1997)


Filming various roles on TV during his years in high school and university, Casey Affleck was billed to portray young Robert Kennedy in the 1990 miniseries "The Kennedys of Massachusetts". He then got his first major role in the 1995 flick "To Die For" as Russel Hines and would next go on to appear in "Chasing Amy" (1997) and "Good Will Hunting" (1997), co-written by his brother Ben Affleck alongside Matt Damon.

Affleck after that took on a number of roles which were considered to be commercial failures, like those in "Drowning Mona" (2000), a modern version of "Hamlet" (2000) and "Soul Survivors" (2001). However, in 2001 he gained major recognition yet again with his portrayal of Virgil Malloy in comedy heist film "Ocean's Eleven" and went on reprising the role in its follow-ups "Ocean's Twelve" (2004) and "Ocean's Thirteen" (2007).

Latest News

HBO Orders 'Lewis and Clark' Miniseries Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts

January 31, 2015 05:13:47 GMT

Long-gestating project "" is finally moving forward with a greenlight from HBO. Michael Lombardo, president of HBO programming, announced it on Friday, January 30, "In 'Lewis and Clark', we can see American idealism and the breathtaking natural beauty of the continent, as well as the complexities and tragedies of what came to be known as America's 'manifest destiny'. We are tremendously excited to bring together this incredible group of talents to tell a seminal American story."

Casey Affleck to Headline Boston Marathon Bombing Movie

October 08, 2014 04:53:48 GMT

will next be working on a movie that's close to his home turf. The Massachusetts native is attached to star in a movie called "" about the tragic Boston Marathon bombings in 2013, Variety learns. He will also serve as a producer for the true-story film along with John Ridley and Dorothy Aufiero.

Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael B. Jordan Up for 'Triple Nine'

December 14, 2013 04:50:29 GMT

"" is looking to bring together a killer cast ensemble. The Wrap reports (""), (""), and ("") are in talks to star in the upcoming crime thriller.

Fun. Kicks Off 'Today' Show' 2013 Summer Concert Series

May 25, 2013 02:55:21 GMT

Indie rock band kicked off the 2013 Summer Concert Series of the "" show over Memorial Day weekend, performing to a packed crowd that gathered along Jersey Shore. The Grammy Award-winning act brought in the sunshine to the otherwise overcast weather that hovered over Seaside Heights boardwalk stage where they played their hits on Friday, May 24.

Casey Affleck Takes the Fall for Rooney Mara in First Trailer for 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'

May 25, 2013 02:40:55 GMT

A first trailer for David Lowery's "" is filled with many intense and dramatic scenes. Featuring and as a husband and a wife, the video captures the hardship both suffer as one particular life-changing moment sets them apart. "All you have to do is wait for me," Affleck tells Mara.

Robert Pattinson Adopts Puppy as Roommate

February 25, 2011 03:49:40 GMT

Actor has adopted a stray dog to keep him company when he lives in hotels. The Brit took home the pup after visiting a shelter in Louisiana, where he has been filming "". And Pattinson admits he's counting on his pet to keep him company - because friends refuse to visit him while he's staying in remote locations.

Matt Damon and Casey Affleck Snubbed by Baseball Star Over 'The Trade'

February 25, 2011 03:12:03 GMT

and have reportedly been snubbed by former baseball star Mike Kekich over a movie documenting the New York Yankees wife-swapping scandal.

T.I. Given Chance to Argue Why He Shouldn't Go to Jail

September 17, 2010 09:35:19 GMT

Rapper will have to explain why he should remain a free man following his arrest earlier this month - he has been summoned to attend court in Atlanta, Georgia. The 29-year-old rapper and his wife, former singer Tameka Cottle, were taken into custody in West Hollywood after a sheriff's deputy allegedly smelled cannabis smoke coming from their vehicle during a traffic stop. They were booked for felony possession of a controlled substance and bailed.

Casey Affleck Never Intended to Trick Anybody With 'I'm Still Here'

September 17, 2010 09:32:26 GMT

has revealed his new movie about brother-in-law 's efforts to quit acting and become a rapper is one big hoax. Affleck and Phoenix fooled fans and the media last year as the "" star announced he was turning his back on Hollywood and then grew a bushy beard and started acting strangely on a series of chat shows, and at appearances.

Robert Pattinson and Emma Watson Could Reunite in 'Dark Arc' Remake

September 15, 2010 10:04:49 GMT

is reportedly landing another film project. According to Spunk-Ransom, a Robert Pattinson fansite, the "" thesp has signed up to star in a remake version of 2004 "Dark Arc" with a major studio behind this forthcoming movie.

Casey Affleck's Sexual Harassment Suits Settled

September 15, 2010 08:35:42 GMT

Actor has settled two sexual harassment cases filed by female crew members on his documentary. Earlier this year Amanda White, a producer on Affleck's "", filed a $2 million sexual harassment lawsuit against the star, alleging she endured "uninvited and unwelcome sexual advances in the workplace" while making the movie.

Casey Affleck Defended by Female Friends Over Sexual Harassment Claims

August 05, 2010 02:52:09 GMT

's legal team is to file a counter-suit against the two women suing the star for sexual harassment - alleging they both breached confidentiality agreements by making their lawsuits public. The Hollywood actor is facing legal action from producer Amanda White and cinematographer Magdalena Gorka, who have filed separate suits alleging Affleck behaved badly while they were making his "I'm Still Here" documentary about .

Casey Affleck's Rep Says Second Harassment Lawsuit Is a 'Total Fiction'

August 03, 2010 02:48:43 GMT

's rep has branded a second sexual harassment lawsuit levied at the actor "total fiction", dismissing the fresh allegations as "fishy". The Hollywood star has been hit with a second lawsuit in as many weeks relating to his time working on his documentary "I'm Still Here", which follows his brother-in-law 's attempts to launch a rap career.

Second Woman Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Casey Affleck

August 02, 2010 03:32:55 GMT

A second woman has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against , alleging the star climbed into bed with her and groped her while she slept. Cinematographer Magdalena Gorka filed a $2.25 million (1.5 million pound sterling) lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, July 30, alleging 's brother harassed her during work on his documentary "I'm Still Here", which follows 's attempts to launch a rap career.

Casey Affleck Includes 'Extortionate' in Sexual Harassment Case

July 31, 2010 02:42:55 GMT

The producer suing for sexual harassment has been accused of withholding "key production documents" from her bosses while trying to negotiate a higher salary, according to new legal filings.

Casey Affleck Wants Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Resolved

July 29, 2010 08:46:30 GMT

A lawyer representing filed a request on Wednesday, July 28 asking for the sexual harassment case against the actor to be moved away from the court system and into arbitration. 's brother is being sued for $2 million by Amanda White, a producer on his documentary "I'm Still Here", which follows actor 's attempts to become a rap star.

Casey Affleck to File Cross-Claims Against Sexual Harassment Accuser

July 24, 2010 03:01:39 GMT

has now fired back at a producer of his documentary about brother-in-law , "I'm Still Here: The Lost Year of Joaquin Phoenix", after accusing him of sexual harassment. The producer, Amanda White, claimed she was subjected to lurid sexual harassment and not given her producing fee for refusing to spend the night in a hotel room with Affleck.

Quirky Documentary About Joaquin Phoenix to Be Released in September

July 15, 2010 08:35:44 GMT

's quirky documentary about brother-in-law 's bid to become a hip-hop star has been picked up by bosses at Magnolia Pictures. The film, "I'm Still Here: The Lost Year of Joaquin Phoenix", will be released in America on September 10.

Nick Cannon's First Sex Was Embarrassing

May 28, 2010 07:32:04 GMT

The night rapper/actor lost his virginity is one he'd rather forget - because it was one of the most embarrassing experiences of his life. The star, who is now married to , admits he felt so humiliated by his poor performance he vowed to perfect his lovemaking.

Homer Simpson Dubbed Best Character

May 28, 2010 07:31:19 GMT

The Simpsons' dumb dad Homer Simpson has topped a new list of the best TV and movie character of the last 20 years. The yellow cartoon character with a love of doughnuts beat out boy wizard Harry Potter and 's TV vampire slayer Buffy to take the top spot on the new Entertainment Weekly magazine countdown.

Jonah Hill Embarrassed for Making Casey Affleck Pee All Over Himself

May 28, 2010 07:29:53 GMT

Funnyman once mistook for a drunken pal in a hotel restroom - and made the actor pee all over himself. The "" star was partying at Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel years ago when he decided to play a trick on his friend Schmidt when he spotted him at a urinal during a trip to the toilet.

Casey Affleck Promises Joaquin Phoenix Documentary Will Unfold the Truth

May 12, 2010 04:25:34 GMT

is set to shock fans with the release of his new documentary - 's film about the actor's bid to become a rap star is packed with controversial scenes of sex, drugs and nudity. The "" star announced plans to quit acting last year and concentrate on making music. He grew a straggly beard and waded through a string of bizarre public appearances which led many to believe his career-change was little more than a practical joke.

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