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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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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's 'City on a Hill' to begin filming in Boston next month

Things are moving forward for a new Boston-based Showtime series from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. “City on a Hill,” a fictional drama centered around cops ...

Matt Damon nearly starred, filed TPS reports in Office Space  The A.V. Club

Peter Gibbons, the chief cube-dweller played by Ron Livingston, in Office Space, was very nearly played by Matt Damon. That's per Entertainment Weekly's new ...

Office Space Almost Starred Matt Damon and Ben Affleck  Vulture

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Office Space, Entertainment Weekly did an oral history with cast and crew. One tidbit revealed was that Fox wanted Matt ...

Matt Damon Nearly Starred as Peter in Office Space  Esquire

In a new oral history celebrating the 20th anniversary of Office Space, writer-director Mike Judge reveals that Matt Damon was once considered for the lead role ...

Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon Lived It Up Shirtless With Their Families in Snowy Montana  Entertainment Tonight

Close pals Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon are living their best lives with their wives and kids at their side. On Tuesday, Hemsworth's wife, Elsa Pataky, ...

Are Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso planning a 'Byron Bay baby?  Daily Mail

Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso are reportedly planning a 'Byron Bay baby'. NW magazine claimed on Thursday that the actor, 48, and his wife, 42, are hoping ...

Office Space 20th anniversary: the cult classic almost starred Matt Damon and Ben Affleck  Daily Mail

Office Space celebrates 20th anniversary in February. In a new interview it's revealed that the cult classic film almost starred Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Vince ...

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