The duo took home the Oscar for best screenplay for Good Will Hunting in 1998. Damon was nominated for his acting in that film and in Invictus (2009). This year, Argo, which Affleck produced, is up for best picture.
Ben: Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel, with wife Jennifer Garner
Matt: Stepfather to Alexia, wife Luciana's daughter from her previous marriage; father to Isabella, Gia, and Stella.
Ben: "I love being a father. It's wonderful. It's changed my life. It all sounds like platitudes and clichés, and that's because they're the truth," Affleck told People magazine eight months after the birth of his daughter Violet.
Matt: "I jumped into the deep end with Lucy. I mean, Alexia was already 4. I was an extra dad. . . . The only way I can describe it — it sounds stupid, but — at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows, like, five times its size? Everything is full; it's just full all the time," Damon told Parade magazine last December.