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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 44 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Gold (pre-production)
 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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First performance was in a Houston beer commercial. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 20 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's amazing how quickly you shower when you think there might be a python in your room. There were heaps of weird creatures around in Queensland when we were shooting my latest film, Fool's Gold (2008). I had an 8 foot python in the coconut tree in my backyard and a 6 foot python in my shed. When I returned after three weeks, they'd gone. It's one thing having pythons in your garden and knowing ... See more »

Trivia:

During a guest appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), Leno surprised him with an old airline training tape he had acted in. McConaughey had no memory of being in the video. See more »

Trademark:

Curly light brown hair and soft blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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