Not only is actor Matt Damon from Cambridge, Mass., but he also attended Harvard University. In Boston, Matt met his actor pal Ben Affleck.
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Ben Affleck was born in California, but he moved to the Boston area at a young age and started hanging out with Matt Damon.
Uma Thurman was born in Boston but she spent most of her childhood in Amherst, Mass. She launched her modeling career at age 15 and later transitioned into acting.
Wahlberg was born in Boston as the youngest of nine children. He got in some trouble in the city during his earlier years but he turned his life around and made it big in Hollywood.
Mindy was born in Cambridge, Mass. It is said her parents based her name off of the character from the sitcom "Mork & Mindy."
Even Captain America is from the Boston area. Chris Evans was raised in a Massachusetts town near the historic city.
"Nashville" star Connie Britton moved from her hometown of Boston to New York and made it big in acting.
"The Incredible Hulk" Edward Norton was born in Boston, but only lived there briefly before moving to Maryland.
Eliza was in the Boston area when she got her big acting break at the age of 10. She played Alice in "That Night."
Funnyman Dane Cook hails from Cambridge, Mass. Believe it or not, Cook has said he was a shy child.
"American Pie" star Jennifer Coolidge was born in Boston. She later moved to New York City to pursue acting.
Boston has its share of Hollywood A-listers.