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

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 47 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2019 The Beach Bum (completed)
Moondog
 2019 Serenity
 2018 White Boy Rick
Richard Wershe Sr.
 2017 Der Dunkle Turm
Walter
 2016/I Gold: Gier hat eine neue Farbe
Kenny Wells
 2016 Lincoln: Crafted (Video short)
Matthew
 2016 Sing
Buster Moon (voice)
 2016 Kubo: Der tapfere Samurai
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 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 The Wolf of Wall Street
Mark Hanna
 2013 Dallas Buyers Club
Ron Woodroof
 2012 Butch Walker and the Black Widows: Synthesizers (Video short)
Wooderson
 2012 Magic Mike
Dallas
 2012 Mud - Kein Ausweg
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 Der Mandant
Mick Haller
 2008 Surfer, Dude
Steve Addington
 2008 Tropic Thunder
Rick Peck - Peck's Office
 2008/I Ein Schatz zum Verlieben
Finn
 2006 Sie waren Helden
Jack Lengyel
 2005 Das schnelle Geld
Brandon
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Al Bean (voice)
 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
 2003 Tiptoes
Steven Bedalia
 2002 Die Herrschaft des Feuers
Denton Van Zan
 2001 Dämonisch
Adam Meiks
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Matthew McConaughey
- Escape from New York (2000) ... Matthew McConaughey
 2000 U-571
Lt. Andrew 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 - Das Sklavenschiff
Roger Sherman Baldwin
 1997 Contact
Palmer Joss
 1996 John Mellencamp: Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First) (Video short)
Leading man (uncredited)
 1996 Die dicke Vera
Tip Tucker
 1996 Die Jury
Jake Tyler Brigance
 1996 Lone Star
Buddy Deeds
 1995 Judgement (Short)
Deputy Sam Taylor
 1995 Submission (Short)
Joe
 1995 Glory Daze
Rental Truck Guy
 1994 Daniel Johnston: Life in Vain (Video short)
Man with shovel (uncredited)
 1994 Angels - Engel gibt es wirklich
Ben Williams
 1993 Mein Freund, der Zombie
Guy #2
 1992 Trisha Yearwood featuring Don Henley: Walkaway Joe (Video short)
Walkaway Joe (uncredited)
 1992 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Larry Dickens
- Episode #5.12 (1992) ... Larry Dickens
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Other Works:

"Don't Mess with Texas" anti-littering television ads. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 25 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 32 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

J.K. Livin | Official Twitter | See more »

Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the reaction to his dieting, losing 47 pounds for his role in Dallas Buyers Club (2013)] My daughter was looking at me, and she said, "Why is your neck long like a giraffe?". The giraffe's neck was the only comment I got from them. They saw the transformation day to day. Now when I went to see someone who I hadn't seen in months, that's the people who would go crazy. It went from "Is ... See more »

Trivia:

Attended Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with his girlfriend, Camilla Alves (now Camila Alves). See more »

Trademark:

His catchphrase "Alright, alright, alright!" See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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