Little known but interesting facts from the biography of Matt Damon

How did the path to acting career in Matt Damon's life begin? What difficulties did he have to face? You will find all the answers to your questions in this article.

Matt Damon Life Facts

Matt Damon - outstanding actor, which became famous thanks to such films as The Bourne Identification, Saving Private Ryan, The Martian, The Bourne Movies and others. Is a real movie star militants and an Oscar winner. Has a star on the Walk of Fame.

We offer you to dig deeper and find out how Matt Damon's life went, how his career achievements began and how his personality took shape in general.

Studio shot by Matt
Studio shot by Matt

General facts from the biography of a movie star

1. Matt Damon was born  October 8, 1970 in the family of a tax inspector and a teacher at the university.
2. Place of birth - city Cambridge, USA.
3. The actor is 178 cm tall and weighs 70 kilograms.
4. Has an older brother.
5. Parents filed for divorce when the future actor was only two years old.
6. At the age of six, Matt had a huge desire become a basketball playerHowever, under the insistence of his father, he abandoned this idea.
7. An amazing fact is that Matt's mother prophesied the profession of a sculptor for her eldest son, and an actor for her younger son. And so it happened.
8. A rather significant event that influenced the career life of an actor in the future was Damon's acquaintance with Ben Affleck. The boys managed to make friends, and later they began to attend a theater group together.
9. Already at the age of eight, Affleck began his acting career, which he encouraged his friend Matt to do.
10. Finished theater school, the guys decided to go to New York for auditions.
11. After graduation, Damon enters Harvard University to the Faculty of Philology. He has been studying foreign languages for a long time.
12. After dropping out of school for a year, Matt Damon again seeks to conquer New York. Arriving there and meeting with his friend Ben, the guy immediately gets a role in the film "Geronimo - American Legend".
13. Matt had bad habit - smoking, which he still managed to get rid of after several sessions of hypnotherapy.

Actor Matt Damon
Actor Matt Damon

Matt Damon's career and his first roles

1. It is known that Matt Damon got his first acting experience at the age of ten with his friend Ben, when he attended a theater group. It was there that he learned the first acting skills, which became the impetus for further development in this direction.
2. The very first film role went to an aspiring movie star at the age of 18 in the film Mystic Pizza, which also starred the famous Julia Roberts. In this movie, Matt Damon only speaks one word.
3. Real fame and fame came to a novice actor after direct participation in the film "Good Will Hunting", the script for which was written by him together with Ben Affleck. The script was bought by the studio for one million dollars.
4. In 1998, the actor was recognized as the most attractive man in the magazine "People".
5. After some time, Matt is invited to participate in the film "Courage in battle", for which the actor had to lose twenty-five pounds.
6. Soon he was waiting for a new role in the film "Saving Private Ryan". However, director Tom Hanks at first thought that Matt would not be able to play the main character, as he was too small. But very soon his opinion changed.
7. In 2001, the actor managed to shoot in the then famous film "Ocean's Eleven".
8. Already in 2002, the filming of a series of films about Jason Bourne began, but the film could not get a high rating, although it received positive reviews from film critics.

Matt Damon in the studio
Matt Damon in the studio

9. Matt Damon's next, but already successful film was a motion picture "Renegades". The film won the hearts of millions of viewers and received amazing reviews from film critics.
10. From the latest project of Matt Damon, the famous stands out "Martian". The actor was able to receive two well-deserved awards.

Movie star personal life

1. First high school love left Matt Damon long before his popularity. After leaving to study at a medical university, she began a new relationship.
2. Later, a series of short-lived "cine" novels followed, which also ended in breaks.
3. Matt Damon's next love was a flamboyant actress Winona Ryder, which after breaking with Johnny Depp found comfort and affection in his arms. However, the romance ended after a few years. hard parting, after which Damon decided don't get into relationships with actresses.
4. In 2003, the actor finally meets the one. She became a bartender Lucciana Burrows. The relationship started very quickly and led to marriage and childbirth.


5. The first child of the couple appeared a year after the wedding. The girl was named Isabella. Two years later, the second daughter, Gia, was born, and two years later, again a girl named Stella.

6. The Damon family lives in Los Angeles.

Little known facts about Matt Damon that you probably didn't know

1. Full name of the actor - Matthew Page Damon.
2. The actor is mixed several bloods, including English, Scottish and Finnish.
3. In his student years, to earn money, the future movie star had to dance in the city squares brakedance.
4. Matt Damon had problems with weight and nutrition. He had a hard time losing weight and gaining weight.
5. Everyone knows the strong friendship between Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. However, few people know the fact that friends are distant relatives by Matt's father.

Matt Damon
Matt Damon

6. Damon is lover of gamblingespecially poker. The actor almost always wins.
7. Many friends and colleagues of Matt Damon call him good-natured and unique generous person.

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