11:00 AM EDT 05/21/2013
Originally posted 05/19/2013 08:15AM
Ben Affleck is still reveling in his Oscar glory – and dwelling on the speech in which he thanked wife Jennifer Garner and acknowledged that their marriage is "work."
On Saturday, he tried to make light of the moment while hosting Saturday Night Live – and even brought Garner on stage during his monologue to help. (Watch the monologue below.)
"I thanked my wife while saying the essence of marriage is work," he said during the monologue, noting that giving an Oscar speech is "completely terrifying."
Originally posted 04/24/2013 09:05AM
Ben Affleck plans to live on $1.50 a day – and he wants you to join him.
While the Oscar winner could certainly afford much more, Affleck is joining other celebrities to shine a light on poverty through the Global Poverty Project's Live Below the Line campaign. That figure represents the extreme poverty line in the U.S. as estimated by the World Bank.
Affleck Tweeted of his efforts: "1.4 billion people live on less the $1.50/day. I'm joining Live #BelowTheLine on behalf of @easterncongo. Will you?" He plans to feed himself on $1.50 for one day, following in the footsteps of other celebrities who have joined the cause to raise awareness of issues of inequality and poverty around the world.
Originally posted 04/16/2013 04:00PM
Ben Affleck, the Wahlbergs and more offer comfort in the aftermath of the tragic event
Originally posted 04/10/2013 08:30AM
It's officially duty-swap time in the Affleck-Garner household. As mom Jennifer Garner gets back into filmmaking this summer with a full plate of work, her Oscar-winning husband will hold down the fort at home as Mr. Mom.
After conquering Hollywood last year with his Academy Award-winning movie, Argo, the multi-talented Affleck, 40, is taking a step back from his own work to focus a bit more on the family life.
"Jennifer is going to work," a chuckling Affleck, 40, told PEOPLE Monday night. "And she told me to go to the gym."
Originally posted 04/05/2013 12:30PM
"He was saying, 'Look, what we have is really real and I value it above all,'" the actress explains
Originally posted 03/21/2013 01:00PM
Taking a cue from dad Ben's big shave, the 4-year-old debuted her own lighter look
Originally posted 03/11/2013 11:50AM
What is Ben Affleck's follow-up act after his big Oscar win for Best Picture? A lot less Hollywood than some might think.
"Just sit back and take it in, not do anything, eat ice cream on the couch," Affleck, 40, said at Sunday's Chrysler-sponored 10th Annual Stuart House Benefit for child sexual assault victims, at the John Varvatos Boutique in West Hollywood.
"It's been a nice time hanging out with my wife, that sort of thing. We're enjoying it."
Originally posted 02/28/2013 12:30PM
The years may have passed, but the talent remains for Oscar nominees who have been there, done that and continue to look good doing it.
Denzel Washington, Robert De Niro, Helen Hunt, Sally Field, Alan Arkin and Tommy Lee Jones aren't strangers to the Academy Awards – all have taken home Hollywood's ultimate prize. This year, they all took that familiar red carpet walk again – with flair, grace and style.
Originally posted 03/20/2013 12:00PM
After wrapping up a whirlwind award season, the couple celebrate their growing boy's big milestone
Originally posted 02/26/2013 12:40PM
And what did Ben Affleck do after his Argo won Best Picture on Sunday night? He took it all off – his facial hair, that is.
A friend of the actor-filmmaker's confirms to PEOPLE that following the Oscars ceremony Affleck, 40, shaved his beard at Craig's restaurant in Hollywood, – where wife Jennifer Garner and pal and Argo co-producer George Clooney were celebrating with him.
"The whole family was tired of [his] beard," says the friend.
Sure enough: "Jen brought clippers!" he added.
According to TMZ.com, the shave took place in the middle of the restaurant's hallway.
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