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              Matthew McConaughey


              American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is of Irish, Scottish, English, German, and Swedish ... See full bio »
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              Won 1 Oscar. Another 47 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

              Known For

              Dallas Buyers Club Ron Woodroof
              (2013)
              Magic Mike Dallas
              (2012)
              Killer Joe Killer Joe Cooper
              (2011)
              Mud Mud
              (2012)

              Filmography

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               2019 The Beach Bum
              Moondog
               2019 Serenity
              Baker Dill
               2018 White Boy Rick
              Richard Wershe Sr.
               2017 The Dark Tower
              Walter
               2017 Sing: The Sing Network (Video short)
              Buster Moon
               2016/I Gold
              Kenny Wells
               2016 Lincoln: Crafted (Video short)
              Matthew
               2016 Sing
              Buster Moon (voice)
               2016 Kubo and the Two Strings
              Beetle (voice)
               2016 Free State of Jones
              Newton Knight
               2015 The Sea of Trees
              Arthur Brennan
               2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
              Vulcan Video Clerk
              - Kevin Hart/Brad Paisley (2015) ... Vulcan Video Clerk
               2014 Interstellar
              Cooper
               2014 True Detective (TV Series)
              Detective Rust Cohle
              - After You've Gone (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
              - Haunted Houses (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
              - The Secret Fate of All Life (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
              - Form and Void (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
              - Who Goes There (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
               2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
              Mark Hanna
               2013 Dallas Buyers Club
              Ron Woodroof
               2012 Butch Walker and the Black Widows: Synthesizers (Video short)
              Wooderson
               2012 Magic Mike
              Dallas
               2012 Mud
              Mud
               2012 The Paperboy
              Ward Jansen
               2010-2012 Eastbound & Down (TV Series)
              Roy McDaniel / Texas Scout
              - Chapter 21 (2012) ... Roy McDaniel
              - Chapter 16 (2012) ... Roy McDaniel
              - Chapter 12 (2010) ... Texas Scout
               2011 Killer Joe
              Killer Joe Cooper
               2011 Bernie
              Danny Buck
               2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
              Mick Haller
               2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
              Connor Mead
               2008 Surfer, Dude
              Steve Addington
               2008 Tropic Thunder
              Rick Peck - Peck's Office
               2008/I Fool's Gold
              Finn
               2006 We Are Marshall
              Jack Lengyel
               2006 Failure to Launch
              Tripp
               2005 Two for the Money
              Brandon
               2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
              Al Bean (voice)
               2005 Sahara
              Dirk Pitt
               2004 Paparazzi
              Matthew McConaughey (uncredited)
               2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
              Andrew Jackson / Mark Twain / John Swinton / ...
              - What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Andrew Jackson
              - Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Mark Twain
              - Working for Freedom (2003) ... John Swinton
              - Wake Up America (2003) ... Charles Fenno Hoffman
              - A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Captain W.W. Wood
               2003 Tiptoes
              Steven Bedalia
               2002 Reign of Fire
              Denton Van Zan
               2001 Frailty
              Adam Meiks
               2001 The Wedding Planner
              Steve Edison
               2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
              Matthew McConaughey
              - Escape from New York (2000) ... Matthew McConaughey
               2000 U-571
              Lt. Andrew Tyler
               1999 Bonne Nuit (TV Movie)
              Nathan
               1999 Edtv
              Ed
               1999 King of the Hill (TV Series)
              Rad Thibodeaux
              - The Wedding of Bobby Hill (1999) ... Rad Thibodeaux (voice)
               1998 The Rebel (Short)
               1998 Welcome to Hollywood
              Matthew McConaughey
               1998 Making Sandwiches (Short)
              Bud Hoagie
               1998 The Newton Boys
              Willis Newton
               1997 Amistad
              Roger Sherman Baldwin
               1997 Contact
              Palmer Joss
               1996 John Mellencamp: Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First) (Video short)
              Leading man (uncredited)
               1996 Larger Than Life
              Tip Tucker
               1996 A Time to Kill
              Jake Tyler Brigance
               1996 Lone Star
              Buddy Deeds
               1995 Judgement (Short)
              Deputy Sam Taylor
               1995 Submission (Short)
              Joe
               1995 Scorpion Spring
              El Rojo
               1995 Glory Daze
              Rental Truck Guy
               1995 Boys on the Side
              Abe
               1994 Daniel Johnston: Life in Vain (Video short)
              Man with shovel (uncredited)
               1994 Angels in the Outfield
              Ben Williams
               1993 My Boyfriend's Back
              Guy #2
               1993 Dazed and Confused
              Wooderson
               1992 Trisha Yearwood featuring Don Henley: Walkaway Joe (Video short)
              Walkaway Joe (uncredited)
               1992 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
              Larry Dickens
              - Episode #5.12 (1992) ... Larry Dickens
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              Other Works:

              Radio commercial for the US Peace Corps. See more »

              Publicity Listings:

              1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 26 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 35 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

              Official Sites:

              J.K. Livin | Official Twitter | See more »

              Alternate Names:

              M. McConaughey

              Height:

              5' 11?" (1.82 m)
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              Personal Quote:

              [on playing a man who operates out of his car, in The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)] Let's admit it, I was that guy. I've customized vans and Airstream trailers, and I know how to make a car my home. See more »

              Trivia:

              Announced that he would be auctioning his 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on eBay, with all of the proceeds of the sale earmarked for donation Oprah Winfrey's Angel Network Hurricane Katrina and Rita relief funds (2005). See more »

              Trademark:

              Habitually taking off his shirt See more »

              Star Sign:

              Scorpio

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