Born on October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Matt Damon as "Mark Watney"
When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Meanwhile, back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring him home, while his crew mates hatch their own plan for a daring rescue mission.
|Academy Award (2015)||Nominated||Actor in a Leading Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)||Nominated||Leading Actor|
|Golden Globe (2015)||Won||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|