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Profile of Celebrity Dad Ben Affleck

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Celebrity Dad Ben Affleck
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Quick Facts About Ben Affleck:

Born in Berkeley, California in 1972. Academy award winning actor. Films include Dazed and Confused, Mallrats, Pearl Harbor, Good Will Hunting, Armageddon, Forces of Nature, Sum of All Fears, Changing Lanes and Daredevil. He also produces films. Ben has also become involved in politics, along with a non-profit organization called the A-T Children's Project.

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Ben Affleck on Fatherhood:

"I love being a father, it's wonderful. It's changed my life. All the clichés are true. My daughter Violet, who's two, is the most important person in my life. And Jen's great. I'm a lucky guy. I know my wife doesn't have much faith in me preparing my daughter's food properly when she's working, but I always surprise her by getting the job done." (Daily Mirror, May 2008)

"(Jennifer said,) 'You take the peaches in the thing and you stir that up and you put that in with a little oatmeal and then put that in with a little bit of the crushed pears.' Then she looked at me and said, 'In all seriousness, is this too complicated?' That's my wife." (People Magazine)

I think we all like to see ourselves as good dads, but there's also that fear, 'Oh, I don't want to be like my father,' or, 'I hope my kid doesn't turn out like me.' You know, I have those feelings too. So the key is optimism. (Daily Mirror, May 2008)

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