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MitchFor his performance as Robert Ford opposite Brad Pitt in Andrew Dominik’s 2007 feature The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Casey Affleck earned Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Movie, and Academy Award nominations. He was cited by the National Society of Film Critics and the National Board of Review, among other groups, as the year’s Best Supporting Actor.
Mr. Affleck is known to global audiences for his performances with the ensemble in Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve, and Ocean’s Thirteen. He has also starred in three films for director Gus Van Sant: To Die For, the Academy Award-winning Good Will Hunting (written by Ben Affleck & Matt Damon), and Gerry (which he wrote with Mr. Van Sant and Mr. Damon).
Among his other movies are Scott Cooper’s upcoming Out of the Furnace, in which he stars opposite Christian Bale; Ben Affleck’s Gone Baby Gone, for which his performance brought him a Prism Award; Brett Ratner’s Tower Heist; Michael Winterbottom’s The Killer Inside Me; Steve Buscemi’s Lonesome Jim; Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet; and Kevin Smith’s Chasing Amy.
Mr. Affleck wrote, produced, and directed the feature I’m Still Here, starring Joaquin Phoenix.