Casey Affleck Movie, Biography, Wife, Net worth and Fact

12th Dec. 2017, 14:31 pm
Casey Affleck Movie, Biography, Wife, Net worth and Fact
Quick Info
Birth Name: Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $ 10 million

Casey Affleck is an American actor and director. He started his movie career as a child actor by appearing in the movie the Lemon sky and The Kennedys of Massachusetts. Casey Affleck movie include The Assassination of Jesse James, Ocean’s Thirteen and Gone Baby Gone. Academy award winner actor has built a successful career.

Synopsis

Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt was born on August 12, 1975. Even though he is the younger brother of actor Ben Affleck, he has established a successful acting career on his own right and prefers to work in independent films. He received an Academy Award for his extraordinary performance in the movie Manchester by the Sea in 2016. Casey Affleck movie has made him capable of having a net worth of US$ 10 million.

Early Life

Born to Christopher Anne “Chris” (née Boldt) and Timothy Byers Affleck, Full name of Caleb Casey is McGuire Affleck-Boldt. He was born on August 12, 1975 in Falmouth, Massachusetts. Caleb casey movie actor’s parents are.

He has Irish, French, German, English, Scottish and Swedish descent. He was 9 years old when his parents got divorced. After the separation of parents, he lived with his mother and older brother.

He used to act in many high school theater productions while in school. In order to pursue acting career he moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18. He lived there only for a year and lived with his brother Ben Affleck.

Casey Affleck movie career started when he moved to Los Angeles. After working in the movie To Die For he moved to Washington, D.C. and got enrolled in George Washington University. He studied politics there but stayed for only one year. After that he transferred to Columbia University in New York but did not graduate.

Career

Casey Affleck has maintained a very good career in entertainment industry from many years.

Casey has been acting professionally during his childhood. In 1988, he appeared in television movie called Lemon Sky. His first movie was To Die For after moving to LA. After that he worked in movies like Good Will Hunting (1997), chasing Amy (19997), Desert Blue (1998), committed (2001), 200 cigarettes (1999), Drowning Mona (2000) etc in small roles.

When and how did Casey Affleck achieve breakthrough in his career?

 

Only after Casey’s  work in Steven Soderbergh’s heist comedy Ocean’s Eleven (2001), he started getting commercially success. He later reprised the role of one of the Mormon brothers in Ocean’s Twelve (2004) and Ocean’s Thirteen (2007). In 2002, he starred in This Is Our Youth with Matt Damon and then girlfriend Summer Phoenix.

His first leading role was I the independent comedy drama Lonesome Jim in 2006 in which he played a depressed writer. He worked in the romantic comedy The Last Kiss (2006) as a supporting actor.

Casey Affleck movie had a breakthrough only in 2007 with the release of the film the Assassination of Jesse James by Coward Robert Ford. The film earned him nominations for various awards like the Screen Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe award. After that he starred in his brother’s directorial debut Gone Baby Gone (2007). It turned out to be a critically success for him.

In 2010, he directed a mockumentary I’m Still Here. He also starred in Michael Winterbottom’s critically success crime drama The Killer Inside Me (2010).

In 2013, he acted in David Lowery’s Aint Them Bodies Saints opposite Rooney Mara. After that, he starred opposite Christian Bale in Out of the Furnace. His acting in the movie as an Iraq War veteran dealing with post traumatic stress disorder was critically acclaimed.

In 2014, Affleck starred in supporting roles in Christopher Nolan’s science fiction Interstellar.

In 2016, Casey Affleck movie starred in three movies: John Hillcoat’s crime thriller Triple 9, Disney’s The Finest Hours and Manchester by the Sea by Kenneth Lonergan’s.

The last movie received widespread critical praises along with the National Board of Review, Critics’ Choice, BAFTA, Academy Award and Golden Globe for his performance in the movie.

Casey Affleck movie A Ghost Story was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017. His movie Light of My Life is waiting for release. His upcoming project is The Old Man and the Gun opposite Robert Redford.

Personal Life

Casey Affleck got married to his long term girlfriend and co-star of the movie committed (2000) Summer Phoenix in June 3, 2006 in Savannah. Affleck started dating Floriana Lima in 2016. Summer filed for divorce in 2016 and it got recently finalized in 2017.

The couple has 2 sons Indiana and Atticus.

Physical Appearance

Forty two years old Academy award winner Casey Affleck movie has been vegan for 15 years. His height is 5’ 9” and weights 154 lbs. He has dark brown hair, blue eyes with has average build. His body measurement of 39(Chest) – 13(Biceps) – 33(Waist).

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