Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972), better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He portrayed Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and Justice League.

In 2019, Affleck confirmed he stepped down as Batman/Bruce Wayne and will not appear in anymore movies within the DCEU.


  • Ben Affleck is one of the actors who have portrayed characters from both DC and Marvel comics. He was Matt Murdock/Daredevil in the 2003 film Daredevil.
  • Ben Affleck turned down directing Man of Steel, because he wasn't experienced in visual effects shots: "A lesson I've learned is to not look at movies based on budget, how much they'll spend on effects, or where they will shoot. Story is what's important."[citation needed]
  • Ben Affleck was intially attached to direct and star in The Batman, but had to step down when he temporarily left the role of Batman.


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