Matthew Paige “Matt” Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, screenwriter, and producer. Damon attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School with classmate Ben Affleck. In high school, he was a member of the National Honor Society and performed theatre. After graduating high school, he went on to attend Harvard University but dropped out to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles.
- Academy Award, Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting, 1997
- Golden Globe Award, Best Screenplay for Good Will Hunting, 1997
- Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2007