» Fined $135 for driving in Massachusetts with a suspended license.
» When he was little, he asked his mom for a dog, and she tested him by making him walk an imaginary dog for a week. Ben only lasted for 5 days and didn’t get the dog.
» He was accidently knocked unconscious by football player Dana Stubblefield during the filming of Reindeer Games (2000). Stubblefield slipped, and Affleck was knocked down. He was taken to the hospital, but fully recovered.
» Graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School in 1990.
» Dropped out of the University of Vermont after 1 semester.
» Dropped out of Occidental College after 1 year, where he had studied Middle Eastern studies.
» Owns 5 motorcycles.
» Chosen as one of People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World
» Chosen as one of People Magazine’s Most Beautiful People in the World
» Named People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” (2002)
» Auditioned for Corey Haim’s part in License to Drive (1988).
» Was an extra with friend Matt Damon in Field of Dreams (1989).
» Charlie Sheen drove him to Promises Rehabilitation Center in August, 2001
» Ranked #77 in Premiere’s 2002 annual Power 100 List.
» His ancestry includes English, Irish, German, Scottish, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), French, and Swedish. His maternal great-grandfather, » Joseph Raymond Boldt, was born in Rhode Island, to German immigrants.
» He won $356,000 by winning the California State Poker Championships in June 2004 – defeating some of the best poker players in the world in the process.
» At forty years old, he is the oldest actor to be cast in the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman.
» He is the third Academy-award winner to play the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman after George Clooney and Christian Bale. He and Clooney are both two-time Oscar winners, and won their second Oscar together as producers of Argo (2012). He is the first to have won before playing Batman.
» Became a father for the 1st time at age 33 when his wife Jennifer Garner gave birth to their daughter Violet Anne Affleck on December 1, 2005.
» Became a father for the 2nd time at age 36 when his wife Jennifer Garner gave birth to their daughter Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck on J January 6, 2009.
» Became a father for the 3rd time at age 39 when his wife Jennifer Garner gave birth to their son Samuel Garner Affleck on February 27, 2012.