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Matt Damon & Ben Affleck: Distant Cousins

Matt Damon & Ben Affleck: Distant Cousins

RAIN MAN

Matt Damon gives the thumbs up after filming a rain scene for his new movie, The Adjustment Bureau, in New York City on Saturday (October 10).

The 39-year-old actor is BFF with Ben Affleck but did you know they are approximately 10th cousins, once removed?

Both Matt and Ben are descended from William Knowlton Jr. He was a bricklayer who came to the U.S. from England in the 1630s and settled in Ipswich.

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