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Casey Affleck stars in "Tower Heist," directed by Brett Ratner, alongside an ensemble cast that includes Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Judd Hirsch and Téa Leoni, as Charlie Gibbs.

An accomplished and striking artist, Casey Affleck has established himself as a powerful leading man with singular performances, both in front of and behind the camera.

Affleck recently made his directorial debut with "I'm Still Here," a documentary about Joaquin Phoenix, which Affleck also wrote and produced. Magnolia Pictures released the film in September 2010. Prior to that, he starred in Michael Winterbottom's "The Killer Inside Me," opposite Jessica Alba and Kate Hudson. The film premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. He is currently attached to star in the period noir drama "The Kind One," based on the novel by Tom Epperson and to be directed by Ridley Scott.

In 2008, Affleck was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award and won a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his unanimously praised performance in the character drama "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford." Affleck starred opposite Brad Pitt in the Warner Bros. film, which was written and directed by Andrew Dominik. Additionally, Affleck garnered significant praise for his starring turn in the Miramax film "Gone Baby Gone," with Ed Harris, Morgan Freeman and Michelle Monaghan. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's novel of the same title and was adapted for the screen and directed by Ben Affleck.

An accomplished screenwriter, Affleck recently penned the original screenplay for "Aardvark Art's Ark," an animated family film that he will also executive produce for Warner Bros. The film tells the story of a family of animals that sets sail on Noah's Ark and finds wild adventures when the waters get dangerous.

On stage, Affleck appeared as Warren in Kenneth Lonergan's West End debut of his award-winning play "This Is Our Youth," alongside Matt Damon and Summer Phoenix.

Affleck starred in Gus Van Sant's independent road movie "Gerry," which he also co-wrote with Damon. He has also appeared in Van Sant's "Good Will Hunting"; "To Die For"; "Hamlet," with Ethan Hawke and Julia Stiles; "Ocean's Eleven"; "Ocean's Twelve"; "Ocean's Thirteen"; and Tony Goldwyn's "The Last Kiss," with Zach Braff, Blythe Danner, Tom Wilkinson and Jacinda Barrett.

Affleck's additional films include "Lonesome Jim," "Soul Survivors," "American Pie 2," "Attention Shoppers," "Committed," "Drowning Mona," "Floating," "American Pie," "200 Cigarettes," "Desert Blue" and "Race the Sun."

On television, Affleck was seen in the ABC miniseries "The Kennedys of Massachusetts" and the PBS telefilm "Lemon Sky," based on Lanford Wilson's play and starring Kevin Bacon.




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CASEY AFFLECK: FACTS

How tall is Casey Affleck? How old is Casey Affleck? Find out here.

Age: 41 years old
Birthday: August 12, 1975
Height: 5' 9"
Full Name / Real Name: Caleb Casey Affleck
Birthplace: Falmouth, MA
Wife: Summer Phoenix (6/3/2006, 2 children)





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