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Matt Damon
Name : Matt Damon
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1970-10-08
Place of Birth : Cambridge, Massachusetts
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Actor
Brief Bio : Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter and actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his screenwriting in Good Will Hunting... - More...
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Matt Damon And Ben Affleck To Play Ante Up For Africa Charity Poker
Look To The Stars - Many would love the opportunity to play poker with some of the biggest names in Hollywood and the most skilled poker professionals. Now you can.

The 2010 Ante Up For Africa Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday, July 3 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas offers a special opportunity as the only event of its kind where the general public can participate.

Created by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle and Celebrity Apprentice star and WSOP bracelet winner Annie Duke, the Ante Up for Africa tournament will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 3rd at the Rio All-Suite Hotel
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Celebrities : Matt Damon, Ben Affleck
Categories : Celebrity Causes, Celebrity Appearances
Posted 5/18/2010 12:05:38 AM | Permalink
Matt Damon Inspired To Help Charity Even More After Having Kids
Ecorazzi - Ithaca,NY,USA - After enjoying the last three weeks with his new daughter Gia, Matt Damon played hosting duties Monday for the third year in a row at the OneXOne gala in Toronto, Canada. The event, which is being held in the midst of the star-studded Toronto International Film Festival, raises money to provide aid to children in need around the world.

Damon says that his expanding family (he now has two daughters with wife, Luciana) has inspired him to become even more involved with charitable work. “Something does change in you once you become a parent. …There definitely is a shift there that
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Celebrities : Matt Damon
Categories : Actor News, Celebrity Causes
Posted 9/10/2008 12:09:33 AM | Permalink
With Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and now Casey, Boston teacher has 3 Oscar nominees
International Herald Tribune - Gerry Speca is not sure what about his high school drama lessons stuck. But clearly, something worked. On Sunday, Casey Affleck will be his third former student to vie for an Academy Award.

The first two — Matt Damon and Affleck's brother Ben — won.

"It's a wonderful thing. It's a humbling thing," Speca told The Associated Press. "I remember when these kids were talking about that stuff and it was a dream."

All three say Speca played a large part in making those dreams a reality.

Casey Affleck says he guided him to a career in acting, starting at Cambridge Rindge and Latin
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Celebrities : Matt Damon, Ben Affleck
Categories : Actor News
Posted 2/21/2008 12:02:31 AM | Permalink
Matt Damon tops Hollywood value poll
Guardian Unlimited - UK - It's official: Matt Damon is twice as valuable as Tom Hanks, Russell Crowe is a dead loss, Adam Sandler is enough to make you weep, and Jennifer Aniston is surprisingly profitable.

After decades spent grappling with how to evaluate the tricky business of an actor's artistic prowess, Hollywood studios now have a handy tool to determine whether to hire a star.

According to the Ultimate Star Payback list, published by the business magazine Forbes yesterday, Damon offers the best box-office return on his salary. For every $1 Damon received in salary his films brought in $29 at the box office. Using the
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Celebrities : Matt Damon
Categories : Celebrity Public Relations, Celebrity Marketing News
Posted 8/8/2007 12:08:44 AM | Permalink
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Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio turned down Brokeback Mountain
The Guardian
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Ryan Phillippe were among the actors who turned down roles in Brokeback Mountain, the gay romance that catapulted Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal to stardom. Gus Van Sant, the director who has ...

Courier Mail

Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon spotted on a boat in Spain with their families
Courier Mail
CHRIS Hemsworth and Matt Damon have taken a sea change from their usual Byron Bay hangout, spotted on a luxury holiday in Spain with their families. The Hollywood blockbuster duo, who have regularly been spotted out and about in northern NSW over ...

Good Will Hunting Director Recalls Robin Williams Trying to Make Matt Damon Laugh on Set
Robin Williams may have been trying out the serious acting route on Good Will Hunting, but that doesn't mean he strayed from his comedic roots on set. Director Gus Van Sant remembers the late comedian in a new interview for The Daily Beast where he ...


Matt Damon to Star in Marc Rich Movie at Universal
Matt Damon will star as fugitive billionaire commodities trader Marc Rich in “The King of Oil” at Universal Pictures with John Krasinski producing through his Sunday Night Productions. The project, which is in the early stages, is being developed as a ...


Matt Damon's Byron Bay lease is up and the stunning home is for sale
It's a sad week for Thor: Ragnarok star Chris Hemsworth as he has to bid farewell to his neighbour, Byron Bay buddy and fellow film star Matt Damon. Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso are packing up their Byron Bay pad and preparing to return to the US ...


'Brotherhood' & 'The Souvenir' Actor Jack McMullen Joins James Mangold's Ford Vs Ferrari Pic
'The Predator' Reinvention Honors Original, Promises More Blood & Humor - Comic-Con · Christian Bale and Matt Damon will star in the currently untitled pic, which Fox has dated for June 28, 2019 stateside. It will follow automotive visionary Carroll ...

Domain News

Good-bye Matt Damon, hello Byron Bay buyers: Hollywood star's rental returns to market
Domain News
Byron Bay locals look set to lose one of their most welcomed recent celebrity arrivals as Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso pack up their nearby holiday home to return to the United States. The glamorous holiday spot already had a reputation as a ...


Matt Damon-Christian Bale's Ford vs. Ferrari Movie Set for Summer 2019
Fox has dated its untitled Ford vs. Ferrari movie, starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, for June 28, 2019. “Logan” director James Mangold is helming from a script by screenwriters Jez and John-Henry Butterworth (“Edge of Tomorrow”). The film follows ...
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