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He began his career as a child and starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi in 1984, before a second run in 1988.
I kind of chanced into something." His biggest success as a child actor was as the star of the PBS children's series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984) and The Second Voyage of the Mimi (1988), produced for sixth-grade science classes.Affleck gained wider recognition when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting (1997).He then established himself as a leading man in studio films including the disaster drama Armageddon (1998), the romantic comedy Forces of Nature (1999), the war drama Pearl Harbor (2001), and the thriller Changing Lanes (2002).Stephen Holden of The New York Times felt he was miscast in a role previously played by both Harrison Ford and Alec Baldwin: "Although Mr.Affleck can be appealing when playing earnest young men groping toward maturity, he simply lacks the gravitas for the role." Robert Koehler of Variety described it as one of the actor's "most thoroughly wrought" performances: "The journey into a moral fog compels him to play more inwardly and thoughtfully than he ever has before." Live Planet's biggest success was the documentary series Project Greenlight, aired on HBO and later Bravo, which focused on first-time filmmakers being given the chance to direct a feature film.Affleck married actress Jennifer Garner in 2005; they have three children together.
The couple separated in 2015 and filed for divorce in early 2017.He starred in the psychological thriller Gone Girl in 2014.In 2016, Affleck began playing Batman in the DC Extended Universe, starred in the action thriller The Accountant, and directed, wrote and acted in the gangster drama Live by Night.Affleck has described this period of his life as "dreamlike": "It was like one of those scenes in an old movie when a newspaper comes spinning out of the black on to the screen. Good Will Hunting had not yet been released during the casting process and, after Affleck's screen test, director Michael Bay dismissed him as "a geek".He was convinced by producer Jerry Bruckheimer that Affleck would be a star, Later in 1998, Affleck had a supporting role as an arrogant English actor in the period romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, starring his then-girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow.Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organization.