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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 Scottish, Irish, English, German, and Swedish ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 41 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Interstellar Cooper
The Wolf of Wall Street
Dallas Buyers Club
Dallas Buyers Club Ron Woodroof
Mud Mud


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 2016 Sing
Buster Moon (voice)
 2016 Kubo and the Two Strings
Beetle (voice)
 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Vulcan Video Clerk
- Kevin Hart/Brad Paisley (2015) ... Vulcan Video Clerk
 2013 Synthesizers (Video short)
 2012 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
 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)
 1998 The Rebel (Short)
 1998 Making Sandwiches (Short)
Bud Hoagie
 1995 Judgement (Short)
Deputy Sam Taylor
 1995 Submission (Short)
 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:

Radio commercial for the US Peace Corps. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 22 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey


6' (1.83 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on being cast opposite Woody Harrelson] Part of why we're friends and part of why we do what we do the way we do is that we're on each other's frequency. We add on, we affirm each other, and we one-up each other. It can turn into improv and it can go and go into the ether and then some. See more »


Has his own line of clothing, called "j.k. livin", named for his life's motto, "Just keep living", which is also the name of his charitable foundation. See more »


Curly light brown hair and soft blue eyes See more »

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