"Matthew Paige" ""Matt"" "Damon" is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, and philanthropist. His career was launched with the success of his and Ben Affleck's Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay)/Academy Award-winning screenplay, Good Will Hunting (1997), for which he also received a number of Best Actor nominations. Growing steadily in popularity since then, he is now among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and one of the top-40 highest-grossing actors of all time. to $3.12 1,000,000,000 (number)/billion (based on counting his roles as strictly lead or including supporting roles, respectively) at the North American box office, placing him in the top forty grossing actors of all time./group="nb"}} In addition to the List of awards and nominations received by Matt Damon/many awards and nominations Damon has received, such as Academy Awards/Academy, Golden Globe Award/Golden Globe and other industry awards, for his work in the film industry—in 2007, Damon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named the Sexiest Man Alive by People (magazine)/People magazine.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Matt Damon on Wikipedia.