Matt Damon is an established American actor, screenwriter and film producer best known for his roles in the bestselling movie series, Jason Bourne. In a recent study, Forbes Magazine ranked Matt Damon as one of the most bankable and highest grossing film stars of this generation. Due to his outstanding acting skills, Matt Damon is the recipient of various accolades, including 2 golden globe awards, 5 Academy Awards nominations and 6 Emmy Award nominations. Before he became an established actor, Matt Damon appeared in various high school theatre productions.
Damon’s first acting debut came in the year 1988 when he had the opportunity of being a part of the feature film, Mystic Pizza. However, though Damon’s acting debut came early enough, he had to wait for almost 10 years before attaining screen prominence. Alongside Ben Affleck, Matt Damon wrote and appeared in the award-winning film, Good Will Hunting. Because of their outstanding acting performances, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon received several Golden Globe and Academy Awards nominations.
Matt Damon continued to receive praise from movie critics for his roles in various films that followed including Saving Private Ryan and the Talented-Mr. Replay. Matt Damon was born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts to one Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker and one Nancy Paige.