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This May 7, 2015 photo shows an archival document made available by the Chatham County Probate Court, Ga., showing the appraised dollar value of slaves owner by Ann S. Norton, the mother-in-law of Benjamin L. Cole. Cole is the great-great-great-grandfather of actor Ben Affleck. After Norton died in 1858, Cole was tasked with holding her slaves in trust for his three sons until they reached adulthood. Cole served as local sheriff during the Civil War and public records show he and his wife owned at least one slave of their own. Evidence that Cole owned slaves drove Affleck to ask PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates to remove his relative from a TV program exploring Affleck's family tree. (AP Photo/Russ Bynum)

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This photo taken May 1, 2015, shows the burial site of Benjamin Cole, the great-great-great grandfather of actor Ben Affleck, in Laurel Grove Cemetery in Savannah, Ga. The site only has a marker for a one-year-old relative, but city records show that at least 10 other relatives are buried in the site. Cole, who died in 1871, served as the local sheriff during the Civil War. Public records show Cole and his wife owned at least one slave and Cole held at least two dozen slaves temporarily as a legal trustee for other family members. Evidence that Cole owned slaves drove Affleck to ask PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates to remove his relative from a TV program exploring Affleck's family tree.(AP Photo/Russ Bynum)

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FILE - In this March 26, 2015 file photo, actor Ben Affleck appears on Capitol Hill in Washington after testifying before the Senate State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs subcommittee hearing on diplomacy, development and national security. Evidence that Affleck’s distant relative owned slaves prompted the actor to ask PBS to cut Cole from a TV program highlighting Affleck’s family tree. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

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Ben Affleck's request that PBS not reveal that he had a slave-owing ancestor came to light last week in hacked Sony emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks. (Associated Press)

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Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, Ben Affleck arrives at 2014 NYFF - "Gone Girl" opening night world premiere, in New York. Affleck and David Fincher are reteaming for a remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Strangers on a Train.” On the heels of their 2014 box-office hit "Gone Girl," the star and the director will reunite for a film based on the 1951 classic in which two strangers meet on a train and conspire to carry out murders for one another. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

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In this Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, image released by HBO, host Bill Maher, right, and actor Ben Affleck, left, look on as Sam Harris, author of "Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion", speaks during "Real Time With Bill Maher," in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/HBO)

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In this Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, image released by HBO, host Bill Maher, center, talks with actor Ben Affleck, left, and Sam Harris, author of "Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion", during "Real Time With Bill Maher," in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/HBO) ** FILE**

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Actor Ben Affleck appeared on Bill Maher's HBO "Real Time" show Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. (Image: HBO Real Time screenshot)

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"Gone Girl," starring Ben Affleck (left) as Nick Dunne and Rosamund Pike as his wife Amy, isn't a murder mystery so much as a marriage mystery with their lives under the microscope. (20th Century Fox Via Associated Press)

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Actor-director Ben Affleck pauses for a photograph on the red carpet at a gala for his new movie, "Argo," during the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)