Famous folks from Cambridge
He's mostly known for his small mainstream supporting roles or his indie ventures but Casey grew up in Cambridge.
His wife is Summer Phoenix, sister to Joaquin. Affleck put together a documentary following Joaquin's self-destructive cycle with facial hair and experimentation with hip hop.
Affleck grew up by Central Square, where his father was a bartender at Cantab. "You know, it was dark, very dirty, with postal service guys who just got off work from the post office and they'd just be passed out," he said.