Casey Affleck

Filmography Casey Affleck

Date of birth: 12/08/75 (43 years)
Family name: Caleb Casey Affleck
 Nationality: United States

Casey Affleck is an Academy Award-, SAG Award- and Golden Globe-nominated American actor and the younger brother of actor-director-writer Ben Affleck. 
 
Affleck was born Caleb Casey Affleck-Boldt in Falmouth, Massachusetts, the son of Chris Ann and Timothy Affleck. Affleck went to George Washington University, later transferring to Columbia University in New York City, where he majored in physics, astronomy, and Western philosophy. 
 
 
Affleck's first movie role was as a sociopathic teenager in Gus Van Sant's 1995 dark comedy To Die For, alongside Read his whole biography e Joaquin Phoenix and Nicole Kidman. After starring the following year in the box office flop Race the Sun (co-starring Halle Berry), he appeared in two films featuring older brother Ben Affleck: Chasing Amy and Good Will Hunting. The latter was a major hit and jump-started the careers of Matt Damon and the Affleck brothers. Ben Affleck and Damon went on to win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Affleck then starred in the underground movie Desert Blue, a film which met with limited success, but also featured rising star Kate Hudson. 
 
He next starred in the black comedy Drowning Mona with Bette Midler, Jamie Lee Curtis, Neve Campbell, and Danny DeVito. The movie performed poorly at the box office and with critics. He then starred in the 2001 horror movie Soul Survivors, co-starring Luke Wilson, Wes Bentley, and Eliza Dushku. Affleck followed them up with a re-make of the Rat Pack movie Ocean's Eleven, directed by Steven Soderbergh. The 2001 release had a star-studded cast, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Andy Garcia, and Julia Roberts. Affleck would return to this character in Ocean's Twelve in 2004, and Ocean's Thirteen, released in June 2007. 
 
After establishing his movie career, Affleck turned to screenwriting, teaming up with Matt Damon to write the 2002 film Gerry about two friends who get lost while hiking in the desert, directed by Van Sant.  
 
In 2007, he starred in the Western The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, playing Robert Ford to Brad Pitt's Jesse James. For this role he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at the 65th Golden Globe Awards and an Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role at the 80th Academy Awards. He also starred in the critically acclaimed Gone Baby Gone in which he appeared as the main protagonist, Patrick Kenzie. The movie was directed by his brother, Ben Affleck. 
 
 
Affleck married actress Summer Phoenix, his girlfriend of six years, on June 3, 2006. The couple were introduced by her brother, Joaquin Phoenix, Affleck's close friend. The couple have two sons. 
 
Affleck is involved with many animal rights movements and campaigns for PETA and Farm Sanctuary

Filmography Casey Affleck

Tower Heist - Action, Comedy

Tower Heist

Action, Comedy 
November 2011