Matthew Paige Damon was born on the eighth in October 1970 in a small American town of Cambridge Massachusetts. The future actor grew up in the house where they lived apart from five other families. According to Matt, this environment is the best for the future of the actor.
In 1978, at age eight, Matt Damon became friends with Ben Affleck, who lived on his street two blocks. Together with Ben, they wrote the screenplay for "Good Will Hunting." The film took Gus Van Sant, Matt played a major role, as Ben - minor, and in 1998 two friends got "Oscar" and "Golden Globe" for best screenplay. With a budget of $ 10 million picture has collected $ 225 million in worldwide box office.
In 1998, Matt has played a Steven Spielberg film "Saving Private Ryan." In 1999, Damon and Affleck starred in the comedy about two fallen angels "Dogma," which is still considered a cult in some circles.
Also in 1999, Matt has starred in the movie "The Talented Mr. Ripley" with Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law. In order to play the main role in the film, Matt Damon has lost 13.5 kilograms. Besides, he had to learn to play the piano. For the role of Ripley Matt nominated for the "Golden Globe".
Trilogy about Ocean's (2001, 2004, 2007) can also be considered one of the most successful works of the actor. In all parts of the "Friends" actor is at a height, working at the same level with Hollywood stars such as George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts and Andy Garcia.
Another trilogy, this time about the special agent Jason Bourne ("The Bourne Identity" (2002), "The Bourne Supremacy" (2004) and "The Bourne Ultimatum" (2007)), in which Damon plays the main role, is no less successful, making up this "just a good actor," Matt Damon, star of world size.
Actor takes part in two exciting projects: the fairy tale "The Brothers Grimm" (2005) and the Oscar-winning "The Departed," Martin Scorsese (2006).
In 2010, Damon went films: "Green Zone" and "Unconquered".
Matt Damon is married to Luciani Barroso that before the meeting with the actor worked as a waitress. They have three children. Before marriage, Matt met with the model Cara Sands, actress Claire Danes, Minnie Driver, Winona Ryder and Penelope Cruz.