Ben affleck dating timeline
Affleck married actress Jennifer Garner in 2005; they have three children together.The couple announced their separation in 2015 and filed for divorce in early 2017.Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organization.He is also a stalwart member of the Democratic Party.
He then played a bully in filmmaker Kevin Smith's comedy Mallrats (1995), and became friends with Smith during the filming.
He's game, though, and his slight dislocation works to the advantage of Reindeer Games." In his last film role of 2000, Affleck starred opposite his girlfriend Paltrow in the romantic drama Bounce.
Stephen Holden of The New York Times praised the "understated intensity and exquisite detail" of his performance: "His portrait of a young, sarcastically self-defined 'people person' who isn't half as confident as he would like to appear is close to definitive." He portrayed the CIA analyst Jack Ryan in the thriller The Sum of All Fears (2002).
Stephen Holden of The New York Times wondered why actors like Affleck and Peter O'Toole had agreed to appear in the "junky" film: "Affleck's thudding performance suggests he is reading his dialogue for the first time, directly from cue cards." Affleck and Damon had an on-screen reunion in Kevin Smith's religious satire Dogma (after having appeared in Smith's previous films, Mallrats and Chasing Amy), which premiered at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
Janet Maslin of The New York Times remarked that the pair, playing fallen angels, "bring great, understandable enthusiasm to Mr. Affleck starred opposite Sandra Bullock in the romantic comedy Forces of Nature (1999), playing a groom whose attempts to get to his wedding are complicated by his free-spirited traveling companion.