13 Astonishing Facts About Ben Affleck

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13 Astonishing Facts About Ben Affleck
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Everyone wants to know everything about the guy who made us swoon whenever he graced the screen as Batman. Ben Affleck had created an exceptional level of buzz with his movie 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'. This movie was on the verge of minting almost $200 million worldwide, after two days of its release. Hence, it is obvious that Ben Affleck was the hot topic at that time.

1. One heck of an impressionist

1. One heck of an impressionist

His talent was so good that when he did the impression of co-star Morgan Freeman from the movie The Sum of All Fears, Mr Freeman told him, "You ever do that again, I'll kill you."

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2. Sadness

2. Sadness
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Ben gave Jennifer Lopez an engagement ring worth $3.5 million, but unfortunately, they never got married.

3. No dog, Ben!

3. No dog, Ben!
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While growing up, he wanted to have a dog very badly and talked to his mother about it. Her mother agreed on the condition that he should walk as an imaginary dog for a week, but he failed the test. He could only do it for five days.

4. Lived the dream

4. Lived the dream
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He idolised the Marvel Book character Daredevil when he was small. Amazingly, he got to play the role of the superhero in 2003.

5. His father- his inspiration

5. His father- his inspiration
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His father was a janitor at Harvard University which was the inspiration for Will's Job hunting at the MIT.

6. The money makers

6. The money makers
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He and Matt Damon made $600,000 by selling the script of Good Will Hunting.

7. Acid test

7. Acid test
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He along with his best friend Matt Damon added a random sex scene in the script of Good Will Hunting to check whether the studio executives have read the script or not.

8. Too perfect

8. Too perfect
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Ben has received a lifetime ban from playing the blackjack in the Las Vegas Hard Rock Casino as he's damn good at counting cards.

9. All-rounder

9. All-rounder
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Ben won California State Poker Championships in June 2003. He defeated world class poker players to win the prize of $356,000.

10. Knocked down

10. Knocked down
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He was knocked down by the football player Dana Stubblefield during the filming of the movie Reindeer Games.

11. Awkward teenager

11. Awkward teenager
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When he entered high school, he was only 5'1 tall. He described himself as ''An awkward theatre geek''.

12. College dropout

12. College dropout
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He dropped out of college twice. Once from the MIT in Good Will Hunting after 1st semester and the second time from Occidental College after 1st year.

13. A talented guy!

13. A talented guy!
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Aged 44, he is the oldest actor to play Batman/Bruce Wayne.