Famous folks from Cambridge
The actor and writer was raised by his mother in Cambridge Central Square, though Newton also claims him. He attended Harvard University and in English class wrote a screenplay that would later become "Good Will Hunting."
His high school drama teacher, Gerry Speca recalled "The first thing he said to me was 'I'm going to be an actor.' He was so focused and eager."
Matt Damon as a youngster playing Humpty Dumpty in a 1987 school production of "Bravo Cappuccio.''