• Matt  Damon

    Matt Damon Awards

    Born on October 8th, 1970

    From Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Martian Poster

The Martian

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.

Golden Globe (2016)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated
Leading Actor
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Behind the Candelabra

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 (2014)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2014)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
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The Informant!

Though a rising star in the ranks of Archer Daniels Midland, Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) suddenly exposes a price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, agreeing to wear a wire and gather evidence against ADM and other agribusinesses. However, the FBI agents get a rude surprise when they learn that Whitacre has embezzled heavily from the firm.

Golden Globe (2010)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Invictus

Following the fall of apartheid, newly elected President Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) faces a South Africa that is racially and economically divided. Believing he can unite his countrymen through the universal language of sport, Mandela joins forces with Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon), captain of the rugby team, to rally South Africans behind a bid for the 1995 World Cup Championship.

Golden Globe (2010)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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The Departed

South Boston cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes under cover to infiltrate the organization of gangland chief Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). As Billy gains the mobster's trust, a career criminal named Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) infiltrates the police department and reports on its activities to his syndicate bosses. When both organizations learn they have a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin must figure out each other's identities to save their own lives.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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The Talented Mr. Ripley

To be young and carefree amid the blue waters and idyllic landscape of sun-drenched Italy in the late 1950s; that's la dolce vita Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) craves- and Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) leads. When Dickie's father asks Tom to bring his errant playboy son back home to America, Dickie and his beautiful expatriate girlfriend, Marge Sherwood (Gwyneth Paltrow), never suspect the dangerous extremes to which Ripley will go to make their lifestyle his own.

Golden Globe (2000)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Saving Private Ryan

Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Surrounded by the brutal realties of war, while searching for Ryan, each man embarks upon a personal journey and discovers their own strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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Good Will Hunting

Will Hunting (Matt Damon) has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard), who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire (Robin Williams).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1998)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role