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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 42 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Interstellar
Interstellar Cooper
(2014)
Dallas Buyers Club
Dallas Buyers Club Ron Woodroof
(2013)
The Wolf of Wall Street
(2013)
Mud
Mud Mud
(2012)

Filmography

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 2016/I Gold
Kenny Wells
 2016 Lincoln: Crafted (Video short)
 2016 Sing
Buster Moon (voice)
 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Vulcan Video Clerk
- Kevin Hart/Brad Paisley (2015) ... Vulcan Video Clerk
 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
 1999 Edtv
Ed
 1998 The Rebel (Short)
 1998 Making Sandwiches (Short)
Bud Hoagie
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Matthew McConaughey
 1995 Judgement (Short)
Deputy Sam Taylor
 1995 Submission (Short)
Joe
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Guy #2
 1992 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Larry Dickens
- Episode #5.12 (1992) ... Larry Dickens
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Other Works:

Appearing as his character "David Wooderson," from his breakout role in Dazed and Confused (1993), in the music video for Butch Walker and the Black Widows' "Synthesizers," from their August 2011 "The Spade" album. The video was directed by Shane Valdés. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 23 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Traveling is a great love of mine. I love South America and Africa. I'm your ultimate backpacker when I'm away. It's just me and my backpack. It's good for getting away from the industry. See more »

Trivia:

He is well known as someone who almost never wears deodorant or cologne. See more »

Trademark:

Heavy Texas drawl See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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