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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 46 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

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Dallas Buyers Club
Dallas Buyers Club Ron Woodroof
Magic Mike
Magic Mike Dallas
Le loup de Wall Street


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 2018 White Boy Rick (post-production)
Richard Wershe Sr.
 2018 The Beach Bum (post-production)
 2017 La Tour sombre
 2016/I Gold
Kenny Wells
 2016 Lincoln: Crafted (Video short)
 2016 Tous en scène
Buster Moon (voice)
 2016 Kubo et l'armure magique
Beetle (voice)
 2016 Free State of Jones
Newton Knight
 2015 Nos souvenirs
Arthur Brennan
 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Vulcan Video Clerk
- Kevin Hart/Brad Paisley (2015) ... Vulcan Video Clerk
 2014 Interstellar
 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 Le loup de Wall Street
Mark Hanna
 2013 Dallas Buyers Club
Ron Woodroof
 2013 Synthesizers (Video short)
 2012 Magic Mike
 2012 Paperboy
Ward Jansen
 2010-2012 Kenny Powers (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 La défense Lincoln
Mick Haller
 2009 Hanté par ses ex
Connor Mead
 2008 Surfer, Dude
Steve Addington
 2008 Tonnerre sous les tropiques
Rick Peck - Peck's Office
 2008/I L'amour de l'or
 2006 We Are Marshall
Jack Lengyel
 2006 Playboy à saisir
 2005 Two for the Money
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Al Bean (voice)
 2005 Sahara
Dirk Pitt
 2004 Paparazzi
Matthew McConaughey (uncredited)
 2003 Tiny Tiptoes
Steven Bedalia
 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 Le règne du feu
Denton Van Zan
 2001 Emprise
Adam Meiks
 2001 Un mariage trop parfait
Steve Edison
 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)
 1999 Les rois du Texas (TV Series)
Rad Thibodeaux
- The Wedding of Bobby Hill (1999) ... Rad Thibodeaux (voice)
 1998 The Rebel (Short)
 1998 Making Sandwiches (Short)
Bud Hoagie
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Matthew McConaughey
 1998 The Newton Boys
Willis Newton
 1997 Amistad
Roger Sherman Baldwin
 1997 Contact
Palmer Joss
 1996 Un éléphant sur les bras
Tip Tucker
 1996 Le droit de tuer?
Jake Tyler Brigance
 1996 Lone Star
Buddy Deeds
 1995 Judgement (Short)
Deputy Sam Taylor
 1995 Submission (Short)
 1995 Scorpion Spring
El Rojo
 1995 Glory Daze
Rental Truck Guy
 1995 Avec ou sans hommes
 1994 Angels: une équipe aux anges
Ben Williams
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Guy #2
 1993 Génération rebelle
 1992 Les enquêtes extraordinaires (TV Series documentary)
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 | 15 Interviews | 23 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. McConaughey


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(on himself) My best quality is that I'm a big hearted person. I'm resilient, too. My worst quality is selfishness, although everyone is guilty of that to an extent. Everyone should be, I think -- you need to respect yourself. See more »


Arrested in Austin, Texas for "resisting transportation" after first being under suspicion for marijuana possession. See more »


Habitually taking off his shirt See more »

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