Born: August 15, 1972.
Alma mater: Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, University of Vermont
Title: American film and television actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. Winner of two Academy Awards: for the original screenplay of Good Will Hunting and for Operation Argo.
Wealth: $55 million
Life credo: The lesson I've learned for myself is not to look at movies that are based on the size of the budget, how much money will be spent on effects and where the filming will take place. The story is what matters.