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Ben Affleck was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, CA. Affleck began acting a young age. He appeared in several films in the early 90's like School Ties, Dazed and Confused and Mallrats. Affleck gained national attention when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won an Oscar for best screenplay for Good Will Hunting.
Soon after, Affleck's career took off. He had major roles in Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, The Sum of All Fears as well as many other motion pictures. He garnered much publicity for his high-profile relationships with stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez. Affleck married actress Jennifer Garner in 2005 and they welcomed their first child later that year.
In 2010, Affleck received critical acclaim for his work on the thriller The Town and earned a Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2011. He has since starred alongside John Goodman and Clea DuVall in the history thriller Argo (2012), which has already resulted in a 2012 Hollywood Film Festival Award for Ensemble of the Year and is projected to acquire additional nominations. Affleck's most recent projects include, the romance drama To the Wonder (2012) alongside Javier Bardem and Rachel McAdams, the crime thriller Runner, Runner (2013) with Justin Timberlake, and the romance comedy Focus (not yet released) opposite Kristen Stewart.
A year later, Barbara was offered a part-time correspondent position on ABC's 20/20 and landed a highly sought-after interview with former President Richard Nixon in 1980, which was his first interview since resigning from office in 1974. By 1984, Barbara became an official co-host and continued her success until September 2000, when ABC News renewed her contract for five more years with a $12 million yearly salary - making her the highest-paid news host in history. At the age of 73, Barbara resigned from her 20/20 co-host position in September 2004.