On Friday, Ben Affleck appeared on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher as part of the promotional campaign for his latest film, Gone Girl.

Though both are famously left-leaning in their political beliefs, Affleck and Maher got into a heated debate with regard to so-called "Islamo-Fascism," with Maher arguing that violence and contempt for other faiths are inherent to the Muslim belief system, and Affleck countering that Maher is simply prejudiced against adherents to the world's second-largest religion.

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Actor Ben Affleck is refusing comment on a slew of recent reports that he's a candidate for Massachusetts' soon-to-be vacant U.S. Senate seat.

In Washington to raise awareness about the violence plaguing Congo, Affleck was also scheduled to meet Wednesday with other D.C. lawmakers.

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While his BFF continues to express disappointment in Barack Obama, Ben Affleck also stepped into the political arena this week, testifying before the House Africa, Global Health & Human Rights Subcommittee.

The actor, who founded the Eastern Congo Initiative, stated his case regarding the central African country, which is mired in violence, and why America must do more.

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Ben Affleck Biography

Ben Affleck and daughter, Violet Ben Affleck is Jennifer Garner's husband. He's also an actor that may actually have a brighter future as a director. Either way, he's a... More »
Born
Birthplace
Berkeley, California
Full Name
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt