Matthew McConaughey


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

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 48 wins & 86 nominations. See more awards »

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Dallas Buyers Club Ron Woodroof
(2013)
Magic Mike Dallas
(2012)
Killer Joe Killer Joe Cooper
(2011)
Mud Mud
(2012)

Filmography

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 2021/II Come Home (Short)
Buster Moon (voice)
 2021 Sing 2
Buster Moon (voice)
 2020 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Table Read (Video)
Mike Damone
 2019 The Gentlemen
Michael Pearson
 2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie
Matthew McConaughey
 2019 The Beach Bum
Moondog
 2019 Serenity
Baker Dill
 2018 White Boy Rick
Richard Wershe Sr.
 2017 The Dark Tower
Walter
 2016/I Gold
Kenny Wells
 2016 Lincoln: Crafted (Video short)
Matthew
 2016 Sing
Buster Moon (voice)
 2016 Kubo and the Two Strings
Beetle (voice)
 2016 Free State of Jones
Newton Knight
 2015 The Sea of Trees
Arthur Brennan
 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Vulcan Video Clerk
- Kevin Hart/Brad Paisley (2015) ... Vulcan Video Clerk
 2014 The Texas Capitol: Building for the Ages (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 Interstellar
Cooper
 2014 True Detective (TV Series)
Detective Rust Cohle
- After You've Gone (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
- Haunted Houses (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
- The Secret Fate of All Life (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
- Form and Void (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
- Who Goes There (2014) ... Detective Rust Cohle
 2013 Street of Dreams (Video short)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
Mark Hanna
 2013 Dallas Buyers Club
Ron Woodroof
 2012 Butch Walker and the Black Widows: Synthesizers (Music Video)
Wooderson
 2012 Magic Mike
Dallas
 2012 Mud
Mud
 2012 The Paperboy
Ward Jansen
 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
 2011 Killer Joe
Killer Joe Cooper
 2011 Bernie
Danny Buck
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
Mick Haller
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Connor Mead
 2008 Surfer, Dude
Steve Addington
 2008 Tropic Thunder
Rick Peck - Peck's Office
 2008/I Fool's Gold
Finn
 2006 We Are Marshall
Jack Lengyel
 2006 Failure to Launch
Tripp
 2005 Two for the Money
Brandon
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon (Documentary short)
Al Bean (voice)
 2005 Sahara
Dirk Pitt
 2004 Paparazzi
Matthew McConaughey (uncredited)
 2003 Freedom: A History of US (TV Series documentary)
Andrew Jackson / Mark Twain / John Swinton / ...
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Andrew Jackson
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Mark Twain
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... John Swinton
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Charles Fenno Hoffman
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Captain W.W. Wood
 2002 Tiptoes
Steven Bedalia
 2002 Reign of Fire
Denton Van Zan
 2001 Frailty
Adam Meiks
 2001 The Wedding Planner
Steve Edison
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Matthew McConaughey
- Escape from New York (2000) ... Matthew McConaughey
 2000 U-571
Tyler
 1999 Bonne Nuit (TV Movie)
Nathan
 1999 Edtv
Ed
 1999 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Rad Thibodeaux
- The Wedding of Bobby Hill (1999) ... Rad Thibodeaux (voice)
 1998 The Rebel (Short)
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Matthew McConaughey
 1998 Making Sandwiches (Short)
Bud Hoagie
 1998 The Newton Boys
Willis Newton
 1997 Amistad
Roger Sherman Baldwin
 1997 Contact
Palmer Joss
 1996 John Mellencamp: Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First) (Music Video)
Leading man (uncredited)
 1996 Larger Than Life
Tip Tucker
 1996 A Time to Kill
Jake Tyler Brigance
 1996 Lone Star
Buddy Deeds
 1995 Judgement (Short)
Deputy Sam Taylor
 1995 Submission (Short)
Joe
 1995 Scorpion Spring
El Rojo
 1995 Glory Daze
Rental Truck Guy
 1995 Boys on the Side
Abe
 1994 Daniel Johnston: Life in Vain (Music Video)
Man with shovel (uncredited)
 1994 Angels in the Outfield
Ben Williams
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Guy #2
 1993 Dazed and Confused
Wooderson
 1992 Trisha Yearwood feat. Don Henley: Walkaway Joe (Music Video)
Walkaway Joe (uncredited)
 1992 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Larry Dickens
- Episode #5.12 (1992) ... Larry Dickens
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his memoir "Greenlights". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 16 Interviews | 32 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 40 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Spouse:

Camila Alves McConaughey  (3 children)

Children:

Alves McConaughey, Vida | See more »

Parents:

McConaughey (McCabe), Mary Kathleen | McConaughey, James Donald
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(2011, on dealing with the paparazzi) I was tired of getting pissed off. It was legitimate but I was tired of it. I thought, well, am I ready to move to a place where they weren't? No, not for good. Was I ready to build fences or tall walls around my house? No. So I just shook hands with it and dealt with it. So, say I'm taking my kids to the beach. And the photographers are there. I just talk to... See more »

Trivia:

Animal lover Matthew McConaughey has helped rescue many critters, including countless pets stranded after Hurricane Katrina. See more »

Trademark:

Heavy Texas drawl See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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