Thursday 17 September 2020

Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck is an American actor. Besides, he is also a director. He was born on 12th August, 1975 in Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States. He is the son of social worker Timothy Byers Affleck and school teacher Christopher Anne Boldt. He is the brother of American actor Ben Affleck. He started his career as a child actor, featuring in the PBS television film Lemon Sky in 1988 and the miniseries The Kennedys of Massachusetts in 1990. He got the leading role in the independent comedy-drama Lonesome Jim in 2006. He then starred in many other movies such as Manchester by the Sea, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Old Man & the Gun, The Killer Inside Me, and Light of My Life, to name only a few of them. He has been nominated for several awards and also won many of them such as Academy Award, British Academy Film Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and Golden Globe Awards, to mention just a few of them. 

Casey Affleck Religion 

He has not talked much about his faiths and religious beliefs. He is thought to be more spiritual than religious. He has been raised an Episcopalian but reportedly is no more religious. Many media sources and celebrity websites claim the same. However, there is no confirmation about it. It is just an assumption that he might not be religious as he did not reveal about his beliefs. He belongs to the English, Irish German, Scottish, Scots-Irish or Northern Irish, distant French, Swiss-German, remote Swedish and Welsh. 

Casey Affleck Political Views

Unlike his faiths and religious beliefs, he has been quite open about his political views. He is a democrat. He extended his support to Hillary Clinton in 2016 and expressed his dislike for Donald Trump. He also shot an episode of a documentary series 4Real which portrayed his visit to the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma. He is also into philanthropy and is an animal rights activist. He has contributed to Peta and Farm Sanctuary. Therefore, he is a vegan. He is also a supporter of Veterans.

Who is he dating? 

He is currently in a relationship with actress Floriana Lima. They started dating in 2016. Prior to Floriana Lima, he was married to Summer Phoenix. They met in the late 1990s through her brother Joaquin Phoenix. They started dating in 2000 and also worked together in a film called Committed. They got engaged in January 2004 and got married on June 2006. They announced their separation in public in March 2016. Summer Phoenix officially filed for divorce on 1st August, 2017 which was finalised later in the same year. They still remain friends according to Affleck.

Casey Affleck Hobbies

He is an animal lover. He genuinely cares for them and loves to spend time with them. His hobby is to advocate for the welfare of animals.

Interesting Facts 

His full name is Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck Boldt. 

He is a fan of Denzel Washington.

He lived and travelled around Mexico for a year. During this, he learned speaking Spanish. 

He is also a writer, editor, and director. 

He has been accused of sexual harassment.