STARmeter
58
Up 57 this week

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 »

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 people
created 01 Mar 2012
 
a list of 36 people
created 09 Jul 2012
 
a list of 40 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 42 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 24 people
created 1 month ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Matthew McConaughey.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 39 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (51 credits)
 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
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (142 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (25 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's "Welcome Back Veterans" service campaign. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(2011, on filming Angels in the Outfield (1994), then landing Boys on the Side (1995)) I was getting $48,500 just to act and play baseball. I thought I was rolling in dough. Two weeks into shooting that, I got called back to read for Herbert Ross and got that role (in Boys on the Side) too". See more »

Trivia:

Had a dog named "Mrs. Hud," named in appreciation of the movie Hud (1963), which starred his favorite actor, Paul Newman. See more »

Trademark:

Habitually taking off his shirt See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Robbed. vrdoljak_666
McConaughey's best performance? mando-morales35
Atheists who loved Matthew's speech tidalpho
WTF are you talking about brock22
Brad Pitt + Matthew playing football Kerryblue80-945-639432
Classic Narcissist iClimb
Discuss Matthew McConaughey on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page