Casey Affleck Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife, Affairs & More
Bio Real NameCaleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt NicknameCasey ProfessionActor and Film Maker Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm in meters- 1.73 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 8” Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 74 kg in Pounds- 163 lbs Body Measurements - Chest: 42 Inches - Waist: 32 Inches - Biceps: 14 Inches Eye ColorMoss Green Hair ColorDark Brown Personal Life Date of Birth12 August 1975 Age (as in 2017)42 Years Birth PlaceFalmouth, Massachusetts, U.S. Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo NationalityAmerican HometownBerkeley, California, U.S. SchoolCambridge Rindge and Latin School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States CollegeGeorge Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States Columbia University, New York City, United States Educational QualificationsCollege dropout DebutTelevision Movie: Lemon Sky (1988)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Casey Affleck
Does Casey Affleck smoke:? Not Known
Does Casey Affleck drink alcohol:? Yes
He was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
His surname “Affleck” is of Scottish origin.
During his childhood, his father was a chronic alcoholic.
His father did odd jobs as a carpenter, an auto mechanic, a bookie, a bartender, and an electrician at the Harvard University.
At the age of 9, he moved to live with his mother along with his brother Ben, following his parent’s divorce.
He took acting as a way to get out of going to school.
He started getting roles of “extras” through his mom’s best friend, who was a local casting director.
At the age of 10, he learned to speak Spanish during his travels around Mexico with his mother and brother.
When he was 14, his father entered a rehabilitation facility in Indio, California.
At the age of 18, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. He lived there with his brother and childhood friend Matt Damon.
His first leading role was in the 2006 comedy drama- Lonesome Jim.
In 2007, he received critical acclaims for his portrayal of the character of Robert Ford in the Western drama- The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
In 2007, he appeared in his brother, Ben Affleck’s, debut directorial film- Gone Baby Gone.
In 2010, he used his own money to fund his directorial debut- I’m Still Here, which proved a box office disaster.
In the mid-1990s, he was introduced to Summer Phoenix by her brother, Joaquin, and after dating 5 years, they engaged in January 2004 and finally married on 3 June 2006 in Savannah, Georgia. However, they privately separated in the early 2015 and announced their separation in March 2016.
He is an active animal rights advocate and campaigns for both PETA and Farm Sanctuary.
He has been a vegan since 1995.
In 2017, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film- Manchester by the Sea.