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  • Matt Damon

    Born on October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Matt Damon as "Scott Thorson"

World-famous pianist Liberace (Michael Douglas) takes much-younger Scott Thorson (Matt Damon) as a lover, but the relationship deteriorates when Liberace takes other bedmates and Thorson becomes addicted to drugs.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Emmy (Primetime) (2013) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2013) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Matt Damon in the news

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Matt Damon Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ... With a Twist (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Aug 26th 2014, 9:30AM

Aug 26th 2014, 9:30AM

The Full 'Interstellar' Trailer Will Blow Your Mind, Make You Cry (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 16th 2014, 9:27AM

May 16th 2014, 9:27AM

After a Decade, Ben Affleck & Matt Damon's 'Project Greenlight' Is Back

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Apr 30th 2014, 3:00PM

Apr 30th 2014, 3:00PM

What We Know About the 'Justice League' Movie Right Now

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 28th 2014, 9:20AM

Apr 28th 2014, 9:20AM

Matt Damon Has Seen Ben Affleck's Batsuit, and It's 'Excellent'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Feb 6th 2014, 11:00AM

Feb 6th 2014, 11:00AM

'Monuments Men' Unscripted: George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Grant Heslov Talk Gondoliers, Cornhole Stretching (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jonny Black on Feb 3rd 2014, 10:00AM

Feb 3rd 2014, 10:00AM

'Monuments Men': George Clooney Charms Matt Damon in Our Exclusive Preview (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jan 15th 2014, 7:00AM

Jan 15th 2014, 7:00AM

'Monuments Men' Unscripted: Ask George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Grant Heslov a Question

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Jan 9th 2014, 8:00AM

Jan 9th 2014, 8:00AM

Here's the New Logo for Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' (PHOTO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Dec 12th 2013, 8:30AM

Dec 12th 2013, 8:30AM

And the 10 Most Overpaid Actors Are...

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Dec 9th 2013, 1:30PM

Dec 9th 2013, 1:30PM

New 'The Monuments Men' Trailer: George Clooney, Matt Damon Save Art From Nazis (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Dec 3rd 2013, 8:00AM

Dec 3rd 2013, 8:00AM

George Clooney Takes on Art-Stealing Nazis in New 'Monuments Men' Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Oct 11th 2013, 6:15AM

Oct 11th 2013, 6:15AM

Matt Damon Books Directorial Debut, Joins Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Aug 28th 2013, 1:00PM

Aug 28th 2013, 1:00PM

Matt Damon on the Ben Affleck Batman Backlash: 'He's Not Playing King Lear'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 28th 2013, 6:00AM

Aug 28th 2013, 6:00AM

Matt Damon Not in Talks to Return as Jason Bourne

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Aug 26th 2013, 1:00PM

Aug 26th 2013, 1:00PM

Box Office: Lessons From This Weekend's Four-Way Race

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 12th 2013, 6:00AM

Aug 12th 2013, 6:00AM

Stephen Colbert Holds Daft Punk Dance Party With Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, More Stars (VIDEO)

Posted by
Laura Larson on Aug 11th 2013, 11:00AM

Aug 11th 2013, 11:00AM

Mark Wahlberg Gets Mistaken for Matt Damon, Reacts Adorably

Posted by
Laura Larson on Aug 9th 2013, 11:30AM

Aug 9th 2013, 11:30AM

Matt Damon: 15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About the 'Elysium' Star

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Aug 9th 2013, 5:00AM

Aug 9th 2013, 5:00AM

'Elysium' Premiere: Matt Damon and Jodie Foster Celebrate Sci-Fi Epic in L.A. (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Aug 8th 2013, 1:00PM

Aug 8th 2013, 1:00PM

Is 'Elysium' Worth The Trip?

Posted by
Rick Mele on Aug 8th 2013, 11:00AM

Aug 8th 2013, 11:00AM

'Elysium: The Art of Film' Companion Book: A Film Nerd's Dream (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Annette Bourdeau on Aug 8th 2013, 9:15AM

Aug 8th 2013, 9:15AM

'The Monuments Men' Trailer: George Clooney, Matt Damon Fight Nazis for Art (VIDEO)

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Aug 8th 2013, 6:35AM

Aug 8th 2013, 6:35AM

10 Reasons Why We (Really) Can't Wait to See 'Elysium'

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Aug 5th 2013, 5:00AM

Aug 5th 2013, 5:00AM

'Elysium' Extended Trailer: Matt Damon Goes Bionic (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 31st 2013, 1:00PM

Jul 31st 2013, 1:00PM

Matt Damon Wants Wife to Prefer His 'Informant' Physique to His 'Elysium' One

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jul 31st 2013, 10:00AM

Jul 31st 2013, 10:00AM

'Elysium' Preview Clip: Matt Damon Goes From Man to Machine (VIDEO)

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jul 29th 2013, 1:45PM

Jul 29th 2013, 1:45PM

New 'Elysium' Clip: Matt Damon Delivers a Mighty Blow (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 28th 2013, 11:00AM

Jul 28th 2013, 11:00AM

'Elysium' Could Have Starred Eminem or Die Antwoord Rapper Instead of Matt Damon

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Jul 18th 2013, 7:30AM

Jul 18th 2013, 7:30AM

Why Matt Damon Wouldn't Want to Trade Places With Brad Pitt

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jul 9th 2013, 7:30AM

Jul 9th 2013, 7:30AM

'Elysium' Exclusive Motion Poster: A Quick Taste of Matt Damon Kicking Butt

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Jul 8th 2013, 12:30PM

Jul 8th 2013, 12:30PM

New 'Elysium' Trailer: Matt Damon Defies the Class Barrier in Sci-Fi Epic

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 2nd 2013, 10:30AM

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:30AM

'Elysium' Trailer: Matt Damon Back as Kick-Ass Action Hero (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Jun 14th 2013, 6:01AM

Jun 14th 2013, 6:01AM

Can Matt Damon's New Movie Lead Him Back To The Promised Land?

Posted by
on Jan 10th 2013, 9:19AM

Jan 10th 2013, 9:19AM

Comic-Con 2012: Matt Damon On 'Elysium,' Sci-Fi Movies And Oscars

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Jul 13th 2012, 4:37PM

Jul 13th 2012, 4:37PM

Mark Wahlberg Whitey Bulger Film? Boston Native May Duel Ben Affleck And Matt Damon For Mob Boss Movie

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 18th 2012, 7:11AM

Jan 18th 2012, 7:11AM

Gus Van Sant Directing Matt Damon's Directorial Debut

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jan 6th 2012, 9:50AM

Jan 6th 2012, 9:50AM

Matt Damon Pulls Out of Directorial Debut, May Still Star: Report

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Jan 5th 2012, 11:00AM

Jan 5th 2012, 11:00AM

When Was Matt Damon Bigger Than Tom Cruise?

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Dec 28th 2011, 12:20PM

Dec 28th 2011, 12:20PM

Hollywood and Politics 2011: Matt Damon and Mark Ruffalo Lead a Year of Duty-Minded Celebs

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Dec 23rd 2011, 7:30AM

Dec 23rd 2011, 7:30AM

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