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  • Faith: Other
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  October 08, 1970
  • Accomplishments:  Academy Award Winner, Golden Globe Winner
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Attended Harvard

Matt Damon, though still quite young, is one of Hollywood’s most celebrated veteran actors, with a multitude of roles under his belt in his 25-year career, including the lead role of Jason Bourne in the thrilling Bourne franchise.

Originally from Masschusetts, Damon attended Harvard University, but didn’t graduate. With lifelong friend Ben Affleck, Damon wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting, winning an Academy Award for best screenplay. He is best known as Jason Bourne in the first three Bourne films (The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum). Damon also is a huge Boston Red Sox fan, and he narrated the team’s 2007 World Series championship video.

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