We all know the infamous American actor Casey Affleck, however, we didn’t know that he is also a director and animal rights activist. He always chooses the most unconventional roles that several Hollywood A-list stars wouldn’t think of selecting.
His full name is Caleb Ca McGuire Affleck-Boldt and was born on August 12, 1975. In 1995, he earned mainstream Hollywood popularity from the film ‘To Die For’ and his remarkable performance stunned the audience and made him the favourite of director ‘Gus Van Sant’.
He became popular in Hollywood in a short period and he began receiving more prominent roles. In 2007, he won a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his part in the film ‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
|Real Name||Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt|
|Birth Place||Falmouth, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth||August 12, 1975|
|Height||In centimetres – 173 cm In feet inches – 5’8”|
|Weight||In kilograms – 74 kg In pounds – 163 lbs|
|Eye Color||Moss green|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Profession||Actor and filmmaker|
|Debut||TV movie – Lemon Sky (1988) Film – Too die for Director – I am still here (2010)|
Casey studied at Columbia University to major in Physics. Casey’s father worked different jobs such as a carpenter, auto mechanic, bartender, bookie, and electrician at Harvard University and his mother is Christopher Anne ‘Chris’ who was a teacher. His father was also linked with the entertainment industry as he hustled as a writer, actor, producer, and director along with the Boston Theatre Company.
The infamous actor Ben Affleck is his older brother. Both the Affleck brothers endured a tough childhood due to their alcoholic father. However, his dad has been a tremendous inspiration for him. His mother supported him throughout his acting career and took him to the theatre to watch plays regularly.
Subsequently, after his parents’ divorce, he moved to stay with his mother. To leave school, he selected acting as a career. His mother’s best friend was a local casting director who assisted him to receive extra roles. He read and learned to talk in Spanish at the age of 10 while touring along with his mother and brother. Due to his father being an alcoholic, he was taken to a rehabilitation facility in Indio, California.
His Height, Weight and more
Casey Affleck height is 173 cm or 5’8” in feet inches tall. Affleck’s weight is 74 kg and 163 lbs. He maintains a wide moss green colour and dark brown hair colour. He has a low mumbling voice which reminds us of Marlon Brando. He often plays the role with intense moral disagreements. He has 42 inches of the chest, inches of waist, and 14 inches of biceps.
Career and Fashion Style
Casey made his debut in the acting world as a teenager and appeared in a TV movie named ‘Lemon Sky’. In the year 1995, he made his movie debut from ‘To Die For’ which was categorised as a satirical comedy and he played the role of a psychopathic angry youth.
Since 1995, he has served to be a vegan. His directorial debut ‘I am still here’ was a box office catastrophe in which he made from his own money.
He earned great exposure, after acting in the movie ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was written by Ben Affleck. He featured in the movie ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ along with other famous actors such as Brad Pitt and George Clooney.
In 2007, he acted in Ben Affleck’s directed movie ‘Gone Baby Gone’ which was a reasonable box office hit. He portrayed the protagonist role of an alcoholic loner in the movie, for his acting in the film ‘Manchester by the Sea’, he received the BAFTA award and an Oscar.
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Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
The younger Affleck wedded Summer Phoenix in 2006 and has two sons called Atticus and Indiana. The couple divorced due to some private troubles. He is currently dating Florina Lima, he started dating her in 2016.
In the year 1998, Casey Affleck starred in the comedy movie ‘Desert Blue.’ The flick was directed by Morgan J. Freeman and featured Brendan Sexton III and Kate Hudson beside Casey Affleck.
After this movie, Casey mainly portrayed small cameos in films such as ‘200 Cigarettes’ (1999), ‘American Pie’ (1999), ‘Drowning Mona’ (2000), ‘Committed’ (2000), and ‘Attention Shoppers’ (2000).
The year 2001 proved to be a bit favourable for Affleck after he got a supporting role in the comedy movie ‘Ocean’s Eleven.’
He subsequently emerged as ‘Sean’ in the psychological thriller movie ‘Soul Survivors.’ The above-mentioned movie was screened by critics and viewers and received a 4% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
In 2002, Casey Affleck debuted as a screenwriter in the Gus Van Sant-directed ‘Gerry.’ While the movie got a mixed response, it eventually failed at the box office.
After depicting short roles for nearly a decade, Casey Affleck discovered his first protagonist role in the 2006 comedy-drama film, ‘Lonesome Jim.’ The movie failed at the box office, however, it gave Casey the credit he wanted to blossom his career.
Then the following year, he acted in ‘Ocean’s Thirteen’ where he reprised his part as ‘Virgil Malloy.’ He has also done several movies besides these that you can watch.
According to people, his worst movie is “Soul Survivors” and his best movie is “Interstellar”.
Casey Affleck net worth is calculated to be roughly $20 million in 2022.