Matt Damon Overview

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Born: October 08, 1970

From just another pretty boy beefcake with one of those mega-watt smiles that Hollywood is famous for, to the cover of Vanity Fair magazine and an Academy Award. It all happened pretty fast for this native of Cambridge, Massachusetts. A few short years ago, no one except his family and friends knew of Matt Damon. Then, in 1996, Francis Ford Coppola plucked Damon out of obscurity when he cast him to star in his adaptation of John Grisham's bestselling novel The Rainmaker. Suddenly the old cliché... See All

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