Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck


8/12/1975, Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA

Birth Name

Caleb Casey Affleck-Boldt


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Casey Affleck, who is primarily known as the younger brother of Hollywood A-list actor Ben Affleck, has slowly but surely worked his way out of the shadows of his big bro. Through much of his acting career, Casey has had minor roles in blockbusters such as Chasing Amy,…more


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    • Casey: You get to where you have had enough failures and you realize that you've got one brother. You are going to ruin the relationship by being competitive over who gets to be in a movie? Are you kidding me?

    • Casey: (on what he thinks about people who wear fur) Ignorant or, what's worse, loveless.

    • Casey: I love it: The push and pull, the constant renegotiating of morals, ethics, what to do, how to live. ... All of us stuck here together trying to sort it all out.

    • Casey: I love animals, but I love people, and I love people who have all kinds of beliefs.

    • Casey: I have a mumbling problem. A very lazy tongue. I do vocal exercises in the morning sometimes.

    • Casey: (reaction to 2008 nomination for Best Supporting Actor) I'm taking it all with a grain of salt because there are some really good performances this year and I think there's a bit of luck involved.

    • Casey: There's always something about a private investigator that I love - they're really cerebral and disconnected and they're such cool characters.

    • Casey: (on fatherhood and doing the movie "Gone, Baby, Gone") I think I was much more in touch with the emotions of the story than I would have been if I didn't have a kid. You know, it's just a parent's worst nightmare, the things that happen in this movie. It definitely influenced my part in the movie.

    • Casey: (on his brother Ben directing) I was really proud of him. I think he's kind of a natural-born leader. That quality turned out to be a huge asset. People kind of follow him, want to support him and do what he says.

    • Casey: L.A. is kind of like home to nobody, you know, city of many kind of a place so even though I live there, I never really feel like it's my home but Boston definitely feels like a home.

    • Casey: I have believed many things and then later discovered I was 100 percent wrong. That hasn't made me a nihilist or even lessened my conviction in certain areas, but it has made me less willing to isolate myself because of some judgment I make about someone else.

    • Casey: (on his family's support of his animal rights beliefs) My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.

    • Casey: When people ask me why I don't eat meat or any other animal products, I say, "Because they're unhealthy, and they're the product of a violent and inhumane industry".

    • Casey: (on doing an Ocean's Thirteen) I think that's unlucky. It'll probably be "Ocean's 14." We'll skip right to "14" like an elevator.

    • Casey: I don't think journalists have much impression of me. I haven't really done all that many interviews, partly by choice, and partly because no one's been all that interested.