Matthew David McConaughey (; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his supporting performance in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993), which was considered by many to be his breakout role. After a number of supporting roles in films including Angels in the Outfield (1994) and Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994), his breakthrough performance as a leading man came in the legal drama A Time to Kill (1996). He followed this with leading performances in the science fiction film Contact (1997), the historical drama Amistad (1997), the comedy-drama The Newton Boys (1998), the satire EDtv (1999), the war film U-571 (2000), and the psychological thriller Frailty (2001).
|Full name at birth||
Matthew David McConaughey
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
4 November 1969
|Place of birth||
Uvalde, Texas, USA
Actor, producer, model, writer, director
5' 11¾" (182 cm)
181 lbs (82 kg)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Longview High School, Longview, Texas (1988)
University of Texas at Austin
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