Ben Affleck’s Cambridge Rindge and Latin Yearbook Photograph, 1990.
There have been many famous Cantabrigians throughout the City’s 380 year history: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Margaret Fuller, and Oliver Wendell Holmes name just a few. But only Ben Affleck has directed and stared in a crime thriller set in the streets of Boston. As many of you know, Ben, along with his friend and fellow Oscar winner, Matt Damon, lived in Cambridge during their youth and graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin.
Read the New Yorker’s Anthony Lane’s brief review of Mr. Affleck’s The Town: http://www.newyorker.com/arts/reviews/film/the_town_affleck.
Langone, John. The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School: Yesterday and Today. (Cambridge, MA: The Cambridge Historical Society, 1998).