George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Ben Affleck

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Ben Affleck may have acted and directed his upcoming flick Argo, but he's definitely not the first thesp to flip the script and step behind the camera.

There are plenty of film stars who've transitioned into well-known—and even award-winning—directors.

From legends like Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen, to A-listers like George Clooney, Angelina Jolie and Madonna many celebs have worked double duty acting and directing.

Let's take a look back at Affleck and all his fellow famous actors turned directors in our brand new photo gallery.

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