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A Brief Background
Casey Affleck is an Academy Award-winning actor, producer, and director best known for his starring roles in films like Gone Baby Gone and Manchester by the Sea. He first rose to prominence as part of the “Indie Icon” set of actors in the 2000s, appearing in a number of low-budget films and garnering a devoted following of fans.
As the 2010s began, Casey began to focus his career more and more on major motion pictures and bigger roles. His performances in films like Interstellar, Triple 9, and The Finest Hours earned him nominations at the Golden Globe Awards, the Critics Choice Awards, and the Independent Spirit Awards.
It was, however, Casey’s leading role in the 2016 hit Manchester by the Sea that truly propelled him from indie juggernaut to A-list movie star. His critically acclaimed performance in the film earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA for Best Actor, and numerous other awards and nominations.
It was also with his performance in this film that Casey began to truly embrace the red carpet, showing up in dapper tuxedos and tailored suits to almost every award’s show. He earned praise from fashion critics for his style and grace, and has come to be seen more than ever before on red carpets.
Manchester by the Sea was a defining moment in Casey Affleck’s career, and his red carpet transformation shows that he is here to stay. As a two-time Academy Award nominee and winner, Casey Affleck is now considered to be one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. He has gone from indie icon to A-list star and his impeccable fashion choices have only served to further cement him in the annals of Hollywood stardom.
The Best of Casey’s Red Carpet Style:
- His crisp white tuxedo and bowtie at the 2017 Academy Awards.
- His classic black tuxedo at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards.
- His sharp navy suit with white shirt and dark tie at the 2017 SAG Awards.
- His dapper grey suit at the 2017 Critics’ Choice Awards.
- His bold purple tuxedo at the 2017 BAFTA Awards.
What films has Casey Affleck been in?
Casey Affleck has appeared in a variety of films, including Ocean’s Eleven (2001), Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007), The Killer Inside Me (2010), Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013), Interstellar (2014), and Manchester by the Sea (2016), for which he won Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Oscars in 2017.