Roles you didn't know Ben Affleck played
He's been Batman, part of Kevin Smith's View Askewniverse, Jack Ryan, and he directed the Best Picture-winning Argo. Ben Affleck's career goes way back to 1981, when he started acting as a child in commercials and independent movies made in his hometown of Boston. He worked steadily and paid his dues for more than a decade before he broke out huge with Good Will Hunting in 1997, a movie he co-wrote with his best friend Matt Damon…and they won an Oscar for screenwriting for the trouble of making themselves huge stars. Still, while you may think you know the full story, he can still surprise you. Here are some of lesser-known entries in the Affleck canon.