15 Multi-Talented Directors Who Starred In Their Own Movies
Ben Affleck: Argo
Although Ben Affleck made his feature film directorial debut in 2007 with Gone Baby Gone, he went on to take a lead role in his own movie five years later with historical thriller, Argo. The film, which documents a CIA rescue mission in Tehran that transpires under the guise of a sci-fi crew filming on location, was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won three, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and “Best Film Editing. Though it received a lot of criticism for some historical inaccuracies, the film features a star-studded ensemble including Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, and Alan Arkin, who won a Golden Globe for his supporting performance.