Matt Damon is an American screenwriter, producer, and actor, who is best known for his role as Jason Bourne in the Bourne series of films. He gained national attention after the success of Good Will Hunting, a film that he and his good friend, actor Ben Affleck, co-wrote. The film went on to win the Academy Award for best screenplay that year. Damon is also a philanthropist who founded the H20 Africa Foundation, and supports many others such as the ONE campaign and Feeding America. He is married with three daughters and a stepdaughter.