'''Matthew Paige Damon''' (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor and philanthropist. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his screenwriting in ''Good Will Hunting'', and was nominated for his lead performance in the same film. Growing steadily in popularity from the 1997 film, he has since matched up with A-list actors in mainstream films, and today is rated among the top actors in Hollywood. Damon has starred in popular films such as ''Saving Private Ryan'', ''The Talented Mr. Ripley'', ''Ocean's Eleven'', ''The Bourne Identity'', ''Ocean's Twelve'', ''The Bourne Supremacy'', ''Syriana'', ''The Brothers Grimm'', ''The Good Shepherd'', ''The Departed'', ''Ocean's Thirteen'' and ''The Bourne Ultimatum''. He has won multiple awards for his film performances and has received a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Damon is one of the top twenty-five highest grossing actors of all time. In 2007, he was named Sexiest Man Alive by ''People'' magazine. Damon has been actively involved in several charitable organizations, including the ONE Campaign and H2O Africa Foundation. With his wife, Luciana Bozán Barroso, Damon has two daughters, Isabella and Gia, and stepdaughter Alexia from Barroso's prior marriage. ==Early life== Damon was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker, realtor, and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. In an interview with ''Mail on Sunday'', Damon stated that his grandfather is probably the most "impressive person he knows," stating, "He's Finnish, a very proud man, who would never take help from anybody. He came to America when he was a little boy, grew up during the Great Depression and sold shoes. He always used to tell us the story about getting a raise of three and a half cents, and how that was an incredible moment of success. He's extraordinary."<ref>''Mail on Sunday'', June 10, 2001.</ref> Damon is of English, Finnish, and Scottish ancestry.<ref></ref> Damon has a brother, Kyle, who is an accomplished sculptor and artist. He and his family lived in Newton for the first two years of his life, but after his parents divorced, Damon and his brother moved with his mother to Cambridge. Damon grew up near [[Ben Affleck]], a close friend since childhood and future collaborator on several films, and historian and author Howard Zinn, whose biographical film ''You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train'' and audio version of ''A People's History of the United States'' Damon narrated. He attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, and performed in several theater productions. Damon graduated from the school in 1988 and began attending Harvard University the same year. He could have graduated in 1992, but chose to defer classes to pursue acting projects, including the TNT original film ''Rising Son'' and ensemble prep-school drama ''School Ties''.<ref>Stated in interview on ''Inside the Actors Studio''</ref> While at Harvard, he studied English and lived in Lowell House. He did not take part in student theater generally, but did appear in ''A... My Name is Alice'' (in one of the three male roles usually performed by women). Damon dropped out of the university to pursue his acting career in Los Angeles when ''Geronimo: An American Legend'' was expected to be a big success. ==Career== ===Early career=== His first film role came in 1988 when he was eighteen, with a single line of dialogue in the romantic comedy ''Mystic Pizza''. Damon appeared in small roles before landing a big part in ''Geronimo: An American Legend'' with Gene Hackman and Jason Patric. He next appeared as a heroin-addicted soldier in 1996's ''Courage Under Fire''. After following a self-prescribed diet and fitness regimen to lose the weight, Damon was told after filming that he was fortunate his heart did not shrink. Damon took medication for several years afterwards to correct the stress inflicted on his adrenal gland, and has stated that it was worthwhile to properly portray his character and show the industry how committed he was to the role. ===Breakthrough=== Damon and [[Ben Affleck]] wrote a screenplay about a young math genius, which they had pitched around Hollywood. Receiving advice from writer/director/actor Rob Reiner, screenwriter William Goldman, and their friend writer/director [[Kevin Smith]], the two made changes to the script. The script eventually became ''Good Will Hunting'', and received nine Academy Awards nominations, earning Damon and Affleck Oscars for Best Original Screenplay. Damon was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for the same film and the film netted an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for co-star Robin Williams. Damon and Affleck were each paid salaries of $500,000; the film grossed over $100 million at the box office. Damon parodied his role in the film in Kevin Smith's ''[[Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back]]''. After meeting Damon on the set of ''Good Will Hunting'', director Steven Spielberg cast Damon in the [[World War II]] film ''Saving Private Ryan'' (1998). It was here that he met his life-long friend Joshua Adamson. Along with Affleck and producers Chris Moore and Sean Bailey, Damon founded the production company [ LivePlanet], through which the four created the documentary series ''Project Greenlight'' to find and fund worthwhile film projects from novice filmmakers. The company produced and founded the failed mystery-hybrid series ''Push, Nevada'' among other projects. Project Greenlight was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program in 2002, 2004, and 2005. Damon has been known to choose a wide variety of film roles, from his portrayal of bisexual murderer Tom Ripley in ''The Talented Mr. Ripley'', for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor, to a fallen angel who discusses pop culture as intellectual subject matter in ''[[Dogma]]'', in which he co-starred with Affleck (1999); from a conjoined twin in ''Stuck on You,'' to a film he co-wrote with friend Casey Affleck and Gus Van Sant with limited dialogue—the low budget experimental film ''Gerry''. Damon has been part of two major film franchises. He played amnesiac assassin Jason Bourne in the successful action movies ''The Bourne Identity'', ''The Bourne Supremacy'', and ''The Bourne Ultimatum'', and starred as the youthful, optimistic thief Linus Caldwell, opposite George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Julia Roberts in Steven Soderbergh's 2001 remake of the Rat Pack's 1960 caper classic ''Ocean's Eleven''. The successful crime dramedy spawned two sequels: ''Ocean's Twelve'' (2004) and ''Ocean's Thirteen'' (2007). Among other high profile roles, Damon played a fictionalized version of Wilhelm Grimm in Terry Gilliam's fantasy adventure ''The Brothers Grimm'' and an energy analyst in ''Syriana''. He was recently onscreen in Robert De Niro's ''The Good Shepherd'' as a career CIA agent, and played an undercover mobster working for the Massachusetts State Police in Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning ''The Departed'', a remake of the Hong Kong police thriller ''Infernal Affairs''. He had an uncredited cameo in Francis Ford Coppola's ''Youth Without Youth'' (released in 2007) and has a supporting role in Kenneth Lonergan's film ''Margaret'', due in 2008. In 2007, rumors stated that producer J.J. Abrams was trying to get Damon to play James T. Kirk in the 2009 movie "Star Trek". In an interview with IGN, Damon denied the claim. ===Box office performance=== In motion pictures that feature him as a leading actor or supporting co-star, his films have grossed a total of $1.92 to $2.28 billion (based on counting his roles as strictly lead or including supporting roles) at the North American box office, placing him in the top twenty-five grossing actors of all time. In August 2007, financial magazine ''Forbes'' created a list of actors who generated the best box office performance related to their salaries; the list placed Damon as the most bankable star of the actors reviewed, revealing that Damon had averaged $29 at the box office for every dollar he earned for his last three films. ===Upcoming films=== Damon's future projects include three films that will debut between 2008 and 2009: In 2008, he will portray Mr. Aaron in the drama ''Margaret''. He began filming Green Zone in January, 2008, and commenced filming Steven Soderbergh's thriller, ''The Informant'', in Central Illinois on May 3, 2008. On June 27, 2008 producer Frank Marshall announced that a fourth Jason Bourne movie was expected to be made, with filming expected in the summer of 2009 for a release in 2010. ==Personal life== Damon has had relationships with several actresses throughout his career. Damon had a two-year relationship with actress Winona Ryder. He also dated Odessa Whitmire, who has worked as a personal assistant for Billy Bob Thornton and [[Ben Affleck]], from 2001 to 2003. His relationship with ''Good Will Hunting'' co-star Minnie Driver reportedly ended when Damon announced their break-up on ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'', though both actors have repeatedly denied this. Damon later stated that he was "sick and tired" of hearing the story, saying it was false. Driver's sister allegedly told ''Cosmopolitan'' that the couple had broken up before the show was taped. Although the media often claimed Damon dated actress [[Eva Mendes]], both have denied any relationship. Damon met Argentine-born Luciana Bozan Barroso in Miami, where she was working as a bartender. They married in a private civil ceremony on December 9, 2005, at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall. Damon became stepfather to Bozan's young daughter, Alexia, from her previous marriage. The couple's first child together, daughter Isabella, was born on June 11, 2006 in Miami, [[Florida]].<ref>{{cite web|authors=From staff and wire reports|url=|title=Matt Damon's a daddy|accessdate=2008-06-05|date=2006-06-12|work=[[CNN]]}}</ref> On August 20, 2008 Luciana gave birth to the couple's second child, Gia Zavala Damon.<ref name="GIABirth">{{cite news|author=[[Associated Press]]|url=|title=Matt Damon's wife Luciana gives birth to girl|publisher=[[Associated Press]]|date=2008-08-20|accessdate=2008-08-20}}</ref> Damon describes himself as an overly cautious father: "At my house they have a nickname for me. They call me Red Alert. If any of the kids go near anything dangerous, I quickly say, 'Is she touching that? Watch out for that!'"<ref>"Matt Damon: Cautious Dad." ''[[People (magazine)|People]]'', Vol. 70, No. 12, [[September 22]], [[2008]], pg. 28.</ref> [[Image:Matt Damon handprints.jpg|thumb|Handprints and footprints of Damon in front of the [[Grauman's Chinese Theatre]]]] Comedian [[Jimmy Kimmel]] often says: "Our apologies to Matt Damon, we ran out of time" near the end of his [[American Broadcasting Company|ABC]] television show ''[[Jimmy Kimmel Live]]'', a gag lampooning instances where shows cannot feature their last guest due to time constraints. On September 12, 2006, after a segment highlighting the running gag and a lengthy introduction by Kimmel, Damon finally appeared on the show, only for Kimmel to apologetically cut his interview and head to credits, as Damon cursed him. Kimmel later asserted to ''[[USA Weekend]]'' that the skit was entirely planned and Damon willingly played along.<ref name="USAW">{{cite web||title=Who's News|url=|accessdate=September 1|accessyear=2007}}</ref> Kimmel's ex-girlfriend, comedian [[Sarah Silverman]], also used this line at the end of the [[2007 MTV Movie Awards]].<ref name="YahooMTVMA">{{cite web|title=MTV Movie Awards Recap: A Night Full of Edgy|url=|accessdate=2008-01-29}}</ref> This gag was also used again when [[Guillermo Díaz (Jimmy Kimmel Live)|Guillermo]] interviewed Damon at the ''Ocean's Thirteen'' premiere, with Damon asking "Are you with Kimmel?"<ref name="IMDB JKL">{{cite web|publisher=Internet Movie Database|title="Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Episode dated June 5, 2007 |url=|accessdate=2008-01-15}}</ref> Silverman also aired a clip of her singing a song entitled "I'm Fucking Matt Damon" on January 31, 2008 on ''Jimmy Kimmel Live''. Damon appeared in the song with Silverman and at the end when she is apologizing to Jimmy, Damon interrupts her saying, "Jimmy, we're out of time. Sorry."<ref name="PeopleSarahMatt">{{cite news|last=Jordan|first=Julie|title=Behind Matt Damon's Raunchy Payback to Jimmy Kimmel|publisher=[[People (magazine)|People]]| date=2008-02-02|url=,,20175789,00.html|accessdate=2008-02-03}}</ref> Kimmel himself later responded by showing a music video in which he announced, through song, that he is "Fucking [[Ben Affleck]]". The video aired on February 24, 2008 and featured Affleck along with celebrities such as [[Brad Pitt]], [[Harrison Ford]], [[Cameron Diaz]], [[Joan Jett]], [[Macy Gray]], [[Robin Williams]], [[Don Cheadle]], [[Pete Wentz]], [[Perry Farrell]], [[Benji Madden|Benji]] and [[Joel Madden]], [[Lance Bass]], [[Huey Lewis]], [[Josh Groban]], [[Christopher Mintz-Plasse]], [[Christina Applegate]], [[Rebecca Romijn]], [[Dominic Monaghan]], [[Meat Loaf]] and various others. Damon is a fan of the [[Boston Red Sox]].<ref name="MattRedSox">{{cite news|last=Edes|first=Gordon|title=Loyalty not an act for this Red Sox fan|work=[[The Boston Globe|Boston Globe]]| date=2007-11-27|url=|accessdate=2008-02-03}}</ref> ===Philanthropy=== Damon, along with frequent co-stars [[George Clooney]] and [[Brad Pitt]], supports [[ONE Campaign|ONE]], a campaign fighting [[AIDS]] and [[poverty]] in [[Third World]] countries.<ref name="one">{{cite web|url=|title=T.O. benefit gala hosted by Matt Damon raises $1M|accessdate=2008-06-05|date=2007-09-17|publisher=CTV}}</ref> He has appeared in their print and television advertising. Damon is a board member of, a company that attempts to halt the tons of junk mail delivered to American homes each day.<ref name="GreenDimes">{{cite web||work=Green Dimes|url=|accessdate=September 1|accessyear=2007}}</ref><ref name="Oprah">{{cite web||title=Matt Damon's Crusade to Stop Junk Mail|url=|accessdate=September 1|accessyear=2007}}</ref> Appearing on ''[[The Oprah Winfrey Show]]'' on April 20, 2007, Damon promoted the organization's efforts to prevent the trees used for junk mail letters and envelopes from being chopped down. Damon stated: "For an estimated dime a day they can stop 70 per cent of the junk mail that comes to your house. It's very simple, easy to do, great gift to give, I've actually signed up my entire family. It was a gift given to me this past holiday season and I was so impressed that I'm now on the board of the company."<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=Matt Damon goes green with|accessdate=2008-06-05|date=2007-04-23|work=China Daily}}</ref> Damon, along with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, [[Don Cheadle]], and [[Jerry Weintraub]], is one of the founders of [[Not On Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond|Not On Our Watch]], an organization that focuses global attention and resources to stop and prevent mass atrocities such as in [[Darfur conflict|Darfur]].<ref name="NOT">{{cite web||title=Not On Our Watch|url=|accessdate=2007-09-01}}</ref> He is also the founder of [[H2O Africa Foundation]], the charitable arm of the ''[[Running the Sahara]]'' expedition.<ref name="TisCaliBio"/><ref name="H20">{{cite web||title=Actor Matt Damon aims to create public awareness of the water crisis with H20 Africa|url=|accessdate=2007-09-01}}</ref> ===Political views=== Damon appeared on ''[[Hardball with Chris Matthews]]'' in December 2006 and discussed the ongoing [[war in Iraq]]. Responding to [[Chris Matthews]], Damon stated: "I don't think that it's fair, as I said before, that it seems like we have a fighting class in our country that's comprised of people who have to go for either financial reasons, or, I don't think that that is fair and if you're gonna send people to war ... then that needs to be shared by everybody."<ref name="OYE">{{cite web|publisher=OperationYellowElephant|title=Matt Damon Joins Operation Yellow Elephant|url=|accessdate=September 8|accessyear=2007}}</ref> On September 10, 2008 a video was released on [[YouTube]] by the [[Associated Press]] in which Matt Damon criticizes the Republican Vice President choice [[Sarah Palin]]. In the interview excerpt he expresses doubt on Palin's readiness to lead in case [[John McCain]] does not make it through his first term. Damon refers to it as a "bad Disney movie... 'I'm just a hockey mom from Alaska here to take on the White House'. It's absurd... I need to know if she really thinks dinosaurs were here 4,000 years ago. Because she’s gonna have the nuclear codes". He also states that "You do the [[life table|actuarial tables]]. There's a 1 out of 3 chance that McCain doesn't survive his first term, and it'll be President Palin." According to, actuarial tables indicate that there is "roughly (a) 1 in 3 chance that a 72-year-old man will not reach the age of 80, which is how old McCain would be at the end of a second presidential term. And that doesn’t factor in individual medical history, such as McCain’s battles with potentially lethal skin cancer." The essay continues, "For a man, that’s above the expected lifetime at the present,” said Michael Powers, a professor of risk management and insurance at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. <ref></ref> ==Awards and honors== [[Image:Matt-Damon-Hollywood-Star.jpg|thumb|right|235px|Matt Damon's star on the [[Hollywood Walk of Fame]]]] *Damon won multiple awards for ''[[Good Will Hunting]]'', a film he co-wrote with [[Ben Affleck]]. He was nominated for the [[Academy Award]] "Best Actor in a Leading Role" and won "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen".<ref name="IMDBAwards">{{cite web|publisher=Internet Movie Database|title=Awards for Matt Damon|url=|accessdate=2007-09-07}}</ref> *On July 25, 2007, Damon became the 2,343rd person to receive a star on the [[Hollywood Walk of Fame]].<ref name="Xinhua">{{cite web||title=Matt Damon gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame|url=|accessdate=2007-09-03}}</ref> Damon reacted to the award, stating: "A few times in my life I've had these experiences that are just kind of too big to process and this looks like it's going to be one of those times."<ref name="FoxNews">{{cite web||title=Matt Damon Gets Hollywood Walk of Fame Star|url=,2933,290888,00.html|accessdate=2007-09-03}}</ref> *Damon has been nominated for four [[Screen Actors Guild]] awards and seven [[MTV Movie Award]]s for various films. Additionally, he has three [[Emmy]] nominations for his work on the first three seasons of ''[[Project Greenlight]]''.<ref name="IMDBAwards"/> *Damon has been named ''[[People (magazine)|People]]'' magazine's [[Sexiest Man Alive]] for 2007.<ref name="PeopleMagazine">{{cite web|work=[[People (magazine)|People]]|title=Matt Damon Named Sexiest Man Alive|url=,,20154290_20159879,00.html|accessdate=2007-11-14}}</ref> *Damon won 'Best Ass-Kicker' and 'Guy of the Year' at the [[Spike Guys' Choice Awards]] of 2008.<ref name="MediaRelease">{{cite web||title=Spike TV Announces 2008 'Guys Choice Winners|url=|accessdate=2008-06-27}}</ref> ==Filmography== {| border="2" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; background: #f9f9f9; border: 1px #aaa solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size: 90%;" |- bgcolor="#B0C4DE" align="center" ! Year ! Film ! Role ! Other notes |-1989 || ''[[Field Of Dreams]]|| Extra || | 1988 || ''[[Mystic Pizza]]'' || Steamer || One line |- | 1992 || ''[[School Ties]]'' || Charlie Dillon || |- | 1993 || ''[[Geronimo: An American Legend]]'' || 2nd Lt. Britton Davis || |- |rowspan="2"| 1996 || ''[[Glory Daze]]'' || Edgar Pudwhacker || Cameo |- | ''[[Courage Under Fire]]'' || Specialist Ilario || |- |rowspan="3"| 1997 || ''[[Good Will Hunting]]'' || Will Hunting || Also co-writer<br>Salary of $500,000<ref name="TisCaliBio"/><br>[[Academy Award]] - Best Original Screenplay (shared with [[Ben Affleck]]) |- | ''[[The Rainmaker (1997 film)|The Rainmaker]]'' || Rudy Baylor || |- | ''[[Chasing Amy]]'' || Shawn Oran || Cameo |- |rowspan="2"| 1998 || ''[[Rounders (film)|Rounders]]'' || Mike McDermott || Salary of $600,000<ref name="WAM">{{cite web|publisher=Wild About Movies|title=Matt Damon Interview|url=|accessdate=2007-09-10}}</ref> |- | ''[[Saving Private Ryan]]'' || Private James Francis Ryan || |- |rowspan="2"| 1999 | ''[[The Talented Mr. Ripley (film)|The Talented Mr. Ripley]]'' || [[Tom Ripley]] || Salary of $5,000,000<ref name="IMDB"/> |- | ''[[Dogma (film)|Dogma]]'' || Loki || |- |rowspan="4"| 2000 | ''[[Finding Forrester]]'' || Steven Sanderson || Cameo |- | ''[[All the Pretty Horses (film)|All the Pretty Horses]]'' || John Grady Cole || Salary of $5,500,000<ref name="IMDB"/> |- | ''[[The Legend of Bagger Vance]]'' || Rannulph Junuh || Salary of $7,000,000<ref name="IMDB"/> |- | ''[[Titan A.E.]]'' || Cale Tucker || Voice only |- |rowspan="3"| 2001 || ''[[The Majestic]]'' || Luke Trimble || Voice only |- | ''[[Ocean's Eleven (2001 film)|Ocean's Eleven]]'' || Linus Caldwell || Salary of $5,000,000<ref name="IMDB"/> |- | ''[[Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back]]'' || Himself || Cameo |- |rowspan="4"| 2002 || ''[[Confessions of a Dangerous Mind]]'' || Matt, bachelor #2 || Cameo |- | ''[[The Bourne Identity (2002 film)|The Bourne Identity]]'' || [[Jason Bourne (character)|Jason Bourne]] || Salary of $10,000,000<ref name="TisCaliBio"/> |- | ''[[Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron]]'' || Spirit || Voice |- | ''[[Gerry (film)|Gerry]]'' || Gerry || Also co-writer |- | 2003 || ''[[Stuck on You (film)|Stuck on You]]'' || Bob || |- |rowspan="5"| 2004 || ''[[Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train]]'' || Narrator || Voice |- | ''[[Ocean's Twelve]]'' || Linus Caldwell || |- | ''[[The Bourne Supremacy (film)|The Bourne Supremacy]]'' || [[Jason Bourne]] ||Salary of $26,000,000<ref name="Forbes"/> |- | ''[[Jersey Girl (2004 film)|Jersey Girl]]'' || [[Public relations|PR]] Exec #2 || Cameo |- | ''[[Eurotrip]]'' || Donny || Cameo |- |rowspan="2"| 2005 || ''[[Syriana]]'' || Bryan Woodman || |- | ''[[The Brothers Grimm (film)|The Brothers Grimm]]'' || [[Wilhelm Grimm|Will (Wilhelm) Grimm]] || Salary of $10,000,000<ref name="IMDB"/> |- |rowspan="2"| 2006 || ''[[The Good Shepherd (film)|The Good Shepherd]]'' || Edward Wilson || |- | ''[[The Departed]]'' || Colin Sullivan || |- |rowspan="3"| 2007 || ''[[Ocean's Thirteen]]'' || Linus Caldwell || |- | ''[[The Bourne Ultimatum (film)|The Bourne Ultimatum]]'' || [[Jason Bourne]] || |- | ''[[Youth Without Youth (film)|Youth Without Youth]]'' || Ted Jones, Life Magazine Reporter ||Cameo |- |rowspan="2"| 2008 || ''[[Running the Sahara]]'' || Narrator, Executive Producer || ''completed'' |- | ''[[Margaret (film)|Margaret]]'' || Mr. Aaron|| ''completed'' |- |rowspan="4"| 2009 | ''[[Green Zone (film)|Green Zone]]'' || Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller || ''post-production'' |- | ''[[The Informant (2009 true story film)| The Informant]]'' || [[Mark Whitacre]] || ''post-production'' |- | '' [[The Human Factor]]'' || [[Francois Pienaar]] || ''pre-production'' |- | ''[[Bourne (film series)|Bourne 4]]'' || [[Jason Bourne]] || ''pre-production'' |} ==References== {{reflist|2}} ==Further reading== *Altman, Sheryl and Berk, Sheryl. ''Matt Damon and Ben Affleck: On and Off Screen''. HarperCollins Publishers, 1998. ISBN 0061071455. *Bego, Mark. ''Matt Damon: Chasing a Dream''. Andrews Mcmeel Pub, 1998. ISBN 0836271319. *Diamond, Maxine and Hemmings, Harriet. ''Matt Damon a Biography''. Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 1998. ISBN 0671026496. *Nickson, Chris. ''Matt Damon: An Unauthorized Biography''. Renaissance Books, 1999. ISBN 1580630723. ==External links== *[ Matt Damon on IMDb] *[ Matt Damon at Yahoo! Movies] *[ Matt Damon at] *[ Matt Damon at] *[ Matt Damon] on Moviefone *[ Matt Damon News Column] *[ GreenDimes] Matt Damon, board member *[ Not On Our Watch: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Jerry Weintraub] *[ Matt Damon Interview] on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos