BIO

Matt Damon

BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
Portrays Scott Thurson, the gay lover of Liberace who had an intense relationship with the entertainer during a period of his life where he was struggling to keep his sexuality hidden.

GOLDEN GLOBES: 5 nominations, 1 win

WINS:
1998 Golden Globe. Best Screenplay with Ben Affleck GOOD WILL HUNTING

NOMINATIONS:
1998 Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama GOOD WILL HUNTING
2000 Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY
2010 Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama INVICTUS
2010 Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy THE INFORMANT

MILESTONES:
After small roles in SCHOOL TIES (1992), GERONIMO: AN AMERICAN LEGEND (1993) and COURAGE UNDER FIRE (1996), Damon co-wrote and starred in his breakthrough film GOOD WILL HUNTING (1997) and his career took off. Films include: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (1998), THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (1999), OCEANS ELEVEN (2001), THE BOURNE IDENTITY (2002), THE DEPARTED (2006), THE GOOD SHEPHERD (2006), INVICTUS (2009) and THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU (2011).