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Biography #2 (for Ocean's Twelve)Casey Affleck made his acting debut at age twelve in the 1988 PBS presentation of Lemon Sky, playing Kevin Bacon's estranged younger brother and later playing young Robert Kennedy in The Kennedys of Massachusetts. After high school, Affleck chose to pursue his love of acting full time and moved to California, where he landed a role in Gus Van Sant's To Die For with Nicole Kidman.
Casey later played the part of Morgan in the Academy Award winning movie Good Will Hunting, starring his older brother, Ben Affleck, and childhood friend Matt Damon. Riding the success of the acclaimed independent feature, Casey attained significant roles in a number of movies with reputed ensemble casts, including Drowning Mona, starring Bette Midler, Danny DeVito and Neve Campbell; 200 Cigarettes, featuring Paul Rudd, Courtney Love, Christina Ricci and Kate Hudson; and Committed, with Heather Graham and Luke Wilson.
Always in search of new ways to broaden his talents, Casey accepted a role in the acclaimed theater production of Kenneth Lonnergan's This is Our Youth in the West End of London, playing opposite Matt Damon and Summer Phoenix.
Casey later re-teamed with Gus Van Sant to write, produce and star in the experimental film Gerry, which debuted at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. Casey recently finished production on Lonesome Jim, in which he stars opposite Liv Tyler and which he co-produced with noted actor/director Steve Buscemi.
Biography #3Affleck will soon be seen starring opposite Wes Bentley and Luke Wilson in the Artisan feature Soul Survivors which will hit theaters early 2001.
Most recently he was seen starring in the Destination feature Drowing Mona with Bette Midler, Neve Campbell and Danny DeVito, and in the Miramax feature Committed- which was also in competition at Sundance this year. Affleck co-stars opposite Heather Graham and Luke Wilson as Graham's brother Jay,- who knows no boundaries when it comes to his sister.
Affleck made is acting debut at age twelve in the 1988 PBS presentation of Lemon Sky, playing Kevin Bacon's estranged younger brother. After high school, Affleck moved to California where he landed his big break in Gus Van Sant's To Die For with Nicole Kidman. Upon completion of the film he attended college at George Washington University and Columbia University, while continuing his acting career. Following To Die For, Affleck landed roles in Kevin Smith's Chasing Amy, Academy Award Award-winning Good Will Hunting, Lakeshores's 200 Cigarettes, and Samuel Goldwyn's Desert Blue.
Affleck currently resides in New York.
Bio courtesy Artisan Entertainment (01-Jan-2000)