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** Casey Affleck **

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Casey Affleck
Casey Affleck.jpgAffleck in June 2006
Born Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt
(1975-08-12) August 12, 1975 (age 39)
Falmouth, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma mater George Washington University
Columbia University
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Summer Phoenix (m. 2006)
Children 2
Relatives Ben Affleck (brother)
Joaquin Phoenix (brother-in-law)
Rain Phoenix (sister-in-law)
Jennifer Garner (ex-sister-in-law)

*Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt* (born August 12, 1975), better known as
*Casey Affleck*, is an American actor, film director, screenwriter and
producer. He first came to attention for his performances in Gus Van Sant's
films /To Die For/ (1995), /Good Will Hunting/ (1997) and /Gerry/ (2002).
He appeared in Ocean's Trilogy (2001–2007), a caper comedy series, as
Virgil Maloy.

Affleck gained widespread recognition in 2007,^[1]^[2] starring in /The
Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford/, for which he
received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and /Gone
Baby Gone/, directed by his brother Ben. In 2010, he directed the
mockumentary /I'm Still Here/, starring Joaquin Phoenix. He also received
critical acclaim for his performance in /Out of the Furnace/ and /Ain't
Them Bodies Saints/ (both 2013).


· 1 Early life
· 2 Career

· 2.1 Early work (1995–2006)
· 2.2 Breakthrough (2007–12)
· 2.3 Recent work (2013–present)

· 3 Personal life
· 4 Filmography
· 5 See also
· 6 References
· 7 External links

*Early life[edit]*

Affleck was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts.^[3] He has English, Irish,
German, Scottish, French, and Swedish ancestry.^[4]^[5]^[6] His mother,
Christopher Anne "Chris" (née Boldt),^[7]^[8] was raised on New York's
Upper East Side by her mother Elizabeth Shaw (née Roberts), director of
public information at the Museum of Modern Art for over


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