Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have been close since they were kids

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have been close since they were kids

1980s: Affleck and Damon met as kids after their moms introduced them.

They went on to cowrite and costar in "Good Will Hunting," which landed them an Oscar.

Damon and Affleck are vocal about their friendship in interviews and hype each other up online. 

The two lived two blocks away from each other in Cambridge,

Damon said Affleck defending him in a fight when they were young

Damon said. "He will put himself in a really bad spot for me. This is a good friend."