Casey Affleck says he has no Boston accent


Cambridge’s Casey Affleck talked about his local accent (or lack thereof) on “Conan” on Monday night. While promoting his new film “Out of the Furnace,” Affleck said, “I don’t have an [Boston] accent. My parents don’t have an accent. . . . Growing up, people would ask me what country I’m from. . . . I’ve always had my own strange accent.” Brookliner Conan O’Brien responded, “No one ever thinks I have a Boston accent or any kind of Massachusetts accent and then I look at home movies . . . my parents just found when I’m like 7 and . . . it’s not just a Boston accent, it’s like I’m a little Kennedy.”

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