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ABOUT CASEY

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER

Casey Affleck | Light of My Life

In 2018, Casey Affleck wrote and directed Light of My Life, which follows a father and daughter living on the outskirts of a society destabilized by a deadly pandemic.

 

Affleck starred in Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea, which earned him an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA and over 40 regional critics’ awards, amongst other accolades, for Best Actor. 

 

Casey Affleck began his career in Gus Van Sant’s To Die For co-starring with Nicole Kidman.

 

Academy Award-winning actor, CASEY AFFLECK, is an accomplished and striking performer who has established himself as a respected actor, writer, director, and principal of Sea Change Media. Under the banner, which has a first look deal with Amazon Studios, Casey Affleck looks to develop new works from emerging filmmakers of diverse backgrounds, telling stories that aim to entertain audiences, inspire conversations and shift perceptions. 

Affleck later re-teamed with Gus Van Sant in Good Will Hunting, and also in Gerry, which Casey Affleck also co-wrote.

 

After landing the breakout role in Andrew Dominik’s The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, which garnered him Oscar, Golden Globe, and SAG Award nominations, Casey Affleck appeared in Ben Affleck’s directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone.  

 

Additional credits include, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar; Out of the Furnace, opposite Christian Bale; Steven Soderbergh’s Oceans trilogy; Triple 9, opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kate Winslet; Disney's The Finest Hours; and David Lowery’s A Ghost Story and Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, both opposite Rooney Mara, and The Old Man and the Gun, opposite Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek. On the stage, Casey Affleck appeared in the West End debut of Kenneth Lonergan’s “This Is Our Youth.”

PERSONAL QUOTES: 

"We obsess about celebrities. We create them, build myths around them, and then hunt them and destroy them. I don't know where it's taking us or what it means, but I know we do it. I have seen a lot of it myself."

"I believe that any kind of mistreatment of anyone for any reason is unacceptable and abhorrent, and everyone deserves to be treated with respect in the workplace and anywhere else. (...) There's really nothing I can do about it. Other than live my life the way I know I live it and to speak to what my own values are and how I try to live by them all the time. "

"I think I became better because I got to work with good material, and I got to work with a director who challenged me and had better ideas. That’s happened a few times in my life, and that is gold. That is the thing I look for."