Casey Affleck & Summer Phoenix Tie The Knot
NEW YORK (June 5, 2006) — Casey Affleck and his girlfriend of six years, Summer Phoenix, had a weekend wedding, according to People magazine.
Casey, 30, is the younger brother of Ben Affleck; Summer, 28, is the younger sister of actors Joaquin and the late River Phoenix, People reported.
Joaquin, Casey?s good friend since they costarred in 1995’s “To Die For,” introduced the couple, People reported. They got engaged in New York City over the 2003 Christmas holidays.
Their son, Indiana August, was born May 31, 2004, in Amsterdam, People reported.Casey and Summer are both passionate about politics, animal rights and veganism, according to People. “He is a bleeding heart,” Summer told Boston magazine of her then-fiancÚ. “He is the most generous guy I have ever met.”
Casey is currently filming the movie ?Gone, Baby, Gone,? brother Ben’s directorial debut. He also starred with Ben’s best friend, Matt Damon, in the ?Ocean’s 11? movies and Gus Van Sandt’s 2002 drama, ?Gerry.?
Ben was recently treated at a Cambridge, Mass. emergency room for what a spokesperson described as a migraine, Access Hollywood learned.
Summer has played parts on ER and in the HBO docudrama ?The Laramie Project,? as well as in such films as 1998’s ?The Faculty? and ?SLC Punk!?, People reported.
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