28 Facts About Matt Damon

1. Matt Damon talks about getting teary over the Red Sox.

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2. Matt Damon is all smiles as he signs a couple of autographs for fan after grabbing dinner on Thursday night in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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3. Matt Damon fans will be pleased to know they could share a favorite movie with the "Creed II" star.

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4. Matt Damon is mostly known as the face of Bourne, as he starred in four Jason Bourne films between 2002 and 2016.

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5. Matt Damon is rumored to have went into contract on a unit asking $16.6 million.

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6. Matt Damon has kept busy for more than two decades, turning in memorable performances in high-profile films such as Good Will Hunting, Saving Private Ryan and the Bourne movies.

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7. On January 17, 2018, Matt Damon apologized on The Today Show for his social commentary stating: "I should get in the back seat and close my mouth for a while.

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8. In 2010, Matt Damon narrated the documentary film Inside Job about the part played by financial deregulation in the late-2000s financial crisis.

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9. Matt Damon had a working relationship with the Obama administration, primarily due to his friendship with former Harvard roommate and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors to President Obama, Jason Furman.

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10. Matt Damon appeared in several of E! Entertainment's top ten Jimmy Kimmel Live! spoofs.

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11. Matt Damon is a board member of Tonic Mailstopper, a company that attempts to halt junk mail delivered to American homes each day.

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12. Matt Damon is a spokesperson for Feeding America, a hunger-relief organization, and a member of their Entertainment Council, participating in their Ad Council public service announcements.

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13. Matt Damon is an ambassador for ONEXONE, a nonprofit foundation committed to supporting, preserving and improving the lives of children at home in Canada, the United States, and around the world.

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14. Matt Damon was the founder of H2O Africa Foundation, the charitable arm of the Running the Sahara expedition, which merged with WaterPartners to create Water.

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15. Matt Damon provided voice-over for United Airlines's resurrected "Fly the Friendly Skies" advertisement campaign in 2013.

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16. In 2013, Matt Damon appeared in a 20-second advertisement for Nespresso, directed by Grant Heslov, with whom he worked on The Monuments Men.

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17. In January 2012, it was announced that Matt Damon had signed a multiyear deal to be the voice of TD Ameritrade advertisements, replacing Sam Waterston as the discount brokerage's spokesman.

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18. In 2017, Matt Damon played the lead role in Zhang Yimou's The Great Wall, a hit internationally and a disappointment at the domestic box office.

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19. Matt Damon starred in the science fiction film Elysium, where he played former car-thief-turned-factory-worker Max DeCosta.

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20. Matt Damon had an uncredited cameo in Francis Ford Coppola's Youth Without Youth and another cameo in the 2008 Che Guevara biopic Che.

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21. Matt Damon said that before The Bourne Identity he was jobless for six months, and many of his films during that period under-performed at the box-office.

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22. Matt Damon received an Academy Award for the screenplay of Good Will Hunting in 1998.

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23. Matt Damon was a member of the Delphic Club, one of the University's select Final Clubs.

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24. Matt Damon attended Harvard University, where he was a resident of Lowell House and a member of the class of 1992, but left before receiving his degree to take a lead role in the film Geronimo: An American Legend.

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25. Matt Damon performed as an actor in several high school theater productions.

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26. Matt Damon is married to Luciana Bozan Barroso, and they have four daughters together.

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27. Matt Damon has received Emmy Award nominations for his portrayal of Scott Thorson in the biopic Behind the Candelabra and for producing the reality series Project Greenlight.

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28. Born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Matt Damon began his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions.

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