Matt Damon was born in October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hes an actor, screenwriter and Winner of the Academy Award for his well known performance in Good Will Hunting in 1997, a movie in which he starred and co-wrote with his friend, Ben Affleck. He's also starred in Saving Private Ryan, The Departed, The Good Shepherd, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ocean's Eleven, and The Bourne series among others.
Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing. [On the prospects for his 1997 movies The Rainmaker and Good Will Hunting].