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Ben Affleck 'Taking Humility Lessons' Following Oscar Success, Jokes Brother Casey

Watch that big head, Ben!

To be fair, winning an Oscar would go to anyone's head, but now Casey Affleck, the actor brother of Ben has joked that the fame and success has gone to his head a bit. Sibling rivalry? Nah...

Ben Affleck's Argo was a runaway success at this years Academy Awards, picking up gongs including Best Picture and catapulting the Pearl Harbor actor's career sky high. Since then however things have apparently been a bit difficult for the rest of his family.

Speaking to The New York Post, Ben's younger bro Casey joked "Oh, please. He’s taking humility lessons," before adding that Ben was "bad enough before, but now we’re all trying to teach the guy to be humble and affable but we’re finding it difficult.”

In contrast to his brother who seems to be on cloud nine at the moment, Casey insists that he is very down to earth. The Ocean's Eleven actor has been married to Summer Phoenix - sister to Joaquin Phoenix - since 2006 and they have two sons together.

Brothers Ben and Casey Affleck (Credit: Apega/WENN)

The 37-year-old actor apparently likes nothing better than to escape Hollywood when he is not working and spend quality time with his family instead in the great outdoors.

The family also have a huge menagerie of animals that require a lot of care and attention.

“Up crack of dawn. I’m a farmer,” Casey explained. “I feed pigs, tend to the chickens, pick vegetables, collect the children after school, then work with the animals.”

The farm has to wait at the moment though as Casey is currently promoting his new film Ain't Them Bodies Saints which also stars Rooney Mara and Keith Carradine.

Meanwhile big-bro Ben is apparently working in pre production on latest project Live by Night which he will be directing and acting in. The film is based on a crime novel by Dennis Lehane and with Ben at the helm will undoubtedly be exciting.

Ben Affleck and George Clooney had long facial hair at the Oscars 2013 (WENN 250113)

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