Matthew Paige Damon (died October 8, 1970) is an Oscar-winning American actor and screenwriter.
His father Kent worked as a stockbroker and his mother Nancy worked as a professor for early childhood education. He dated actress Winona Ryder from 1997 to 2000. He married Luciana Barroso in 2005 and he has four daughters named Alexia, Stella, Gia and Isabella.
He is of English and paternal origin, Finnish and Swedish by mother. Damon, who acted in theater plays between high school and college, studied literature at Harvard University from 1988-1992.
Oscar-winning actor who first became known for his numerous collaborations with friend and co-writer Ben Affleck. His most famous films include Good Will Hunting, The Jason Bourne series, the Ocean's trilogy, and The Martian.
He co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2006 thriller The Departed.
He played the role of Private Ryan in Steven Spielberg's 1998 film Saving Private Ryan.
1998: Played in $10,000 buy-in Texas Hold 'Em tournament at the World Series of Poker (www.wsop.com) in Las Vegas. He was knocked out in the first day by poker legend Doyle Brunson. Damon had kings, Brunson aces.
Chosen as one of "the 50 Most beautiful people in the world" by People magazine (1998).
Dropped 47 pounds for his role as a Gulf War vet in Ateş altında cesaret (1996).
Height : 5 foot 8 inches (1.78 m)
Weight : 84 kg (185 lb)