Ten fun facts about Matt Damon


Fact 1
One of his most well known character roles was as Jason Bourne in the “Bourne” franchise, where he played an assassin rogue agent.

Fact 2
Matt Damon took a job as a bartender in Knoxville in order to perfect his southern accent for his role in “The Rainmaker” as southerner Rudy Baylor.

Fact 3
In order to acquit himself of his smoking addiction, Matt Damon visited a hypnotist in Los Angeles.


Fact 4
Matt Damon starred in the film “Ocean's Eleven” which was also one of his first movie appearances.

Fact 5
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon who are best friends shared a bank account when they were both struggling actors.

Fact 6
GQ magazine featured Matt Damon twice on their cover. Once in 1991 and again in 2007.

Fact 7
Scheduling conflicts with “Greene Zone” led to Matt Damon backing out of his role in “Milk”.

Fact 8
The leading role in “Daredevil” eventually went to Ben Affleck, but Matt Damon was also considered for the part.

Fact 9
Leonardo DiCaprio ended up with the lead role in “The Quick and the Dead” after Matt Damon turned it down before him.

Fact 10
He is great friends with writer and director Kevin Smith. He took a major salary cut in order to appear his films “Dogma” and “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back


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A Hollywood actor with a dynamic and charming personality that shows through very well with his characters.

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