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American stand-up comedian
ActorActor
$130 Million
Net worth 2018
Voice Actors
Industry
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Chicago
Residence
United States
Country
United States
21/07/1951
BirthDay
08/10/1970
August 11, 2014
Died On
Children
4
Detroit Country Day School, Redwood High School, Claremont McKenna College
Education
Drop Out, Harvard University
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2014

He died suddenly in 2014; some of his movies like ‘Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ are scheduled for posthumous release

2011

His third marriage was to graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011

2002

The success of his career continued well into the new millennium where he performed in movies such as ‘One Hour Photo’ (2002), ‘Robots’ (2005), ‘License to Wed’ (2007), and ‘Old Dogs’ (2009)

1997

He was best known for his role as a therapist in the 1997 drama film ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was both a critical and commercial success

1993

Doubtfire’ (1993) in which he pretends to be a woman so that he can be closer to the kids he has with his ex-wife

1989

In 1989, he appeared in the drama film ‘Dead Poets Society’ which was about the story of an English teacher in a conservative academy who inspires his students by teaching them poetry

1987

He portrayed a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service in the 1987 war comedy film, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, a movie in which his character was loosely based on the life of radio DJ Adrian Cronauer

1984

More roles soon followed and in 1984 he found himself playing the role of Vladimir Ivanoff in the comedy-drama ‘Moscow on the Hudson’ for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

1979

In 1979, he gave a live comedy show at the Copacabana in New York, ‘Reality… What a Concept’ the recording of which won him a Grammy Award

1978

The American sitcom ‘Mork & Mindy’ was first broadcast in 1978 featuring Robin as Mork the Alien from the planet Ork

1977

Even though he had made his big screen debut in 1977 with the comedy movie, ‘Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?’, it wasn’t until 1980 that he got his first big break with ‘Popeye’ in which he played Popeye the Sailor Man

1973

He had a penchant for acting from a young age and won a full scholarship to attend the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City in 1973

1970

He began his career performing stand up comedy shows during the 1970s

1969

As a teenager he attended Redwood High School from where he graduated in 1969

2018

On January 17, 2018, Damon apologized on The Today Show for his social commentary stating: "I should get in the back seat and close my mouth for a while

2017

"In another series of interviews during December 2017, Damon advocated for a "spectrum of behavior" analysis of sexual misconduct cases, noting that some are more serious than others

2016

Having not returned for the fourth film in the Bourne film series, Damon reprised his role in 2016's Jason Bourne, reuniting with Paul Greengrass

2015

He played the main character, astronaut Mark Watney, in Ridley Scott's The Martian (2015), based on Andy Weir's best-selling novel of the same name, a role that earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and his second Academy Award nomination for Best Actor

2014

In 2014, Damon appeared as a celebrity correspondent for Years of Living Dangerously

2013

On January 24, 2013, Damon took over his show and mentioned the long-standing feud and having been bumped from years of shows

2012

Since 2012, they have lived in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, having previously lived in Miami and New York

2011

The documentary which he narrated, American Teacher, opened in New York in 2011 prior to national screening

2010

He has competed in several World Series of Poker (WSOP) events, including the 2010 World Series of Poker main event

2009

He lent his voice to the English version of the animated film Ponyo, which was released in the United States in August 2009

2007

Aside from awards he has garnered for his role as actor and producer, Damon became the 2,343rd person to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 25, 2007

2006

Damon appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews in December 2006, and while discussing the ongoing war in Iraq, expressed concern about inequities across socioeconomic classes with regard to who in the United States is tasked with the responsibility of fighting wars

2005

They became engaged in September 2005 and married in a private civil ceremony on December 9, 2005, at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau

2003

"Damon met Argentine Luciana Bozán Barroso in April 2003 while filming Stuck on You in Miami

2002

"Damon did the voice of Spirit in the animated movie Spirit Stallion of the Cimmaron (2002) and later played a conjoined twin in Stuck on You (2003), which received a 60% Rotten Tomatoes score and mixed critical reception

2001

He co-starred as thief Linus Caldwell in Steven Soderbergh's 2001 film Ocean's Eleven, a remake of the Rat Pack's 1960 film Ocean's 11; the successful crime dramedy spawned two sequels, Ocean's Twelve (2004) and Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

2000

Damon's attempts at essaying leading characters in romantic dramas such as 2000's All the Pretty Horses and The Legend of Bagger Vance were commercially and critically unsuccessful

1999

He played a fallen angel who discusses pop culture as intellectual subject matter with Affleck in Dogma (1999)

1998

He was busted out of the 1998 WSOP by poker professional Doyle Brunson

1997

Also in 1997, Damon was the lead in the critically acclaimed drama, The Rainmaker, where he was recognized by the Los Angeles Times as "a talented young actor on the brink of stardom

1996

Also during this time, Damon said that he had heard a story from Ben Affleck that Gwyneth Paltrow, a co-worker on a feature film of his, had been harassed by Weinstein in 1996, but thought "she had handled it" because they continued to work together, and Weinstein "treated her incredibly respectfully

1992

He left the university in 1992, a semester - 12 credits - shy of completion of his Bachelor of Arts in English to feature in Geronimo: An American Legend in Los Angeles, erroneously expecting the movie to become a big success

1990

During the early 1990s, Damon and Affleck wrote Good Will Hunting (1997), a screenplay about a young math genius, an extension of a screenplay he wrote for an assignment at Harvard, having integrated advice from director Rob Reiner, screenwriter William Goldman, and writer/director Kevin Smith

1988

Damon entered Harvard in 1988, where he appeared in student theater plays, such as Burn This and A

1970

Matthew Paige Damon (/ˈdeɪmən/; born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer, philanthropist and screenwriter