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Matthew McConaughey


Matthew 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 Scottish, Irish, English, German, and Swedish descent. Matthew grew up in Longview... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 41 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Synthesizers (Video short)
Wooderson
 2012 Mud
Mud
 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
 2008/I Fool's Gold
Finn
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Al Bean (voice)
 2005 Sahara
Dirk Pitt
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Andrew Jackson / Mark Twain / John Swinton / ...
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... John Swinton
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Charles Fenno Hoffman
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Captain W.W. Wood
 1999 Bonne Nuit (TV Movie)
Nathan
 1998 The Rebel (Short)
 1998 Making Sandwiches (Short)
Bud Hoagie
 1995 Judgement (Short)
Deputy Sam Taylor
 1995 Submission (Short)
Joe
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Guy #2
 1992 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series)
Larry Dickens
- Episode #5.12 (1992) ... Larry Dickens
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Other Works:

Appeared in the music video for "Life in Vain" by Daniel Johnston. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 20 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 23 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on playing AIDS-challenged Ron Woodroof in 'The Dallas Buyers Club'] Stay with the anarchy of this guy. Stay with the bigoted bastard. Stay with the guy who's out for self-preservation. Stay with the guy who's a business man. The guy wants to be Scarface, man - the cause, and the crusader - and the activist will be revealed. Whether you like him or not, you respect him at the end of the story ... See more »

Trivia:

Despite being a native Texan, he's a big fan of the Washington Redskins NFL team. See more »

Trademark:

Heavy Texas drawl See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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