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Known Credits: 60

Birthday: 1969-11-04

Place of Birth: Uvalde - Texas - USA

Adult Actor: False

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  • Matthew David McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey

Biography

Matthew David McConaughey (born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. After a series of minor roles in the early 1990s, McConaughey gained notice for his breakout role in Dazed and Confused (1993). It was in this role that he first conceived the idea of his catch-phrase "Well alright, alright." He then appeared in films such as A Time to Kill, Contact, U-571, Tiptoes, Sahara, and We Are Marshall. McConaughey is best known more recently for his performances as a leading man in the romantic comedies The Wedding Planner, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and Fool's Gold.

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Acting
2015 Magic Mike XXL
2014 Interstellar as Cooper
2014 True Detective - (8 episodes) as Rust Cohle
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street as Mark Hanna
2013 Dallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof
2012 The Paperboy as Ward Jansen
2012 Killer Joe as Killer Joe Cooper
2012 Magic Mike as Dallas
2012 Mud as Mud
2011 Bernie as Danny Buck Davidson
2011 The Lincoln Lawyer as Mickey Haller
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past as Connor Mead
2008 Surfer, Dude as Steve Addington
2008 Tropic Thunder as Rick Peck
2008 Fool's Gold as Ben 'Finn' Finnegan
2006 We Are Marshall as Jack Lengyel
2006 Failure to Launch as Tripp
2005 Two for the Money as Brandon Lang
2005 Sahara as Dirk Pitt
2005 My Crazy Life - (1 episode)
2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon as Al Bean
2004 CMT Insider - (1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show - (2 episodes)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored - (1 episode)
2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days as Benjamin Barry
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! - (3 episodes)
2003 Tiptoes as Steven Bedalia
2002 Reign of Fire as Denton Van Zan
2001 Frailty as Adam Meiks
2001 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing as Troy
2001 The Wedding Planner as Steve Edison
2000 U-571 as Lt. Andrew Tyler
1999 EDtv as Ed 'Eddie' Pekurny
1999 The Story of Darrell Royal as Narrator
1998 TRL - (1 episode)
1998 The Newton Boys as Willis Newton
1997 Amistad as Roger Sherman Baldwin
1997 The View - (2 episodes)
1997 Contact as Palmer Joss
1997 King of the Hill - (1 episode)
1996 Larger Than Life as Tip Tucker
1996 Scorpion Spring as El Rojo
1996 Glory Daze as Rental Truck Guy
1996 A Time to Kill as Jake Tyler Brigance
1996 The Daily Show - (2 episodes)
1996 Lone Star as Buddy Deeds
1995 Boys on the Side as Abe Lincoln
1994 Angels in the Outfield as Ben Williams
1994 Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation as Vilmer Slaughter
1993 Dazed and Confused as David Wooderson
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien - (4 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - (3 episodes)
1987 Unsolved Mysteries - (605 episodes) as Larry Dickens
1983 Live! with Kelly and Michael - (4 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live - (1 episode)
1952 Today - (1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards - (1 episode)
1900 The Sea of Trees as Arthur Brennan
1900 Golden Globe Awards - (1 episode)
1900 Best Week Ever - (1 episode)
Production
2014 True Detective - (8 episodes) … Executive Producer
2008 Surfer, Dude … Producer
2005 Sahara … Executive Producer