Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey

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Matthew McConaughey

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).

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Full name at birth
Matthew David McConaughey
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Date of birth
4 November 1969
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Place of birth
Uvalde, Texas, USA
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Age
52
Occupation
Actor, producer, model, writer, director
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 11¾" (182 cm)
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Weight
181 lbs (82.1 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Curly light brown hair and soft blue eyes
  • Heavy Texas drawl
  • Habitually taking off his shirt
  • His catchphrase 'Alright, alright, alright!'
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Shoe size
11
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Austin, Texas, U.S.
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Net worth
$95,000,000 USD
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High school
Longview High School, Longview, Texas (1988)
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University
University of Texas at Austin
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Talent agency
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Celebrity Talent International
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ACTING CAREER

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Partner: Camila Alves McConaughey (Married) 4 children
Apr 2007-
Matthew McConaughey and Camilla Alves
I love having my hands in the dirt. It is never a science and always an art. There are no rules. And if it comes down to me versus that weed I`m trying to pull out of the ground that doesn`t want to come out? I know I`ll win.
  • Police responded to a disturbance call at Matthew's home in Austin, Tx. in October. When they arrived, the music was blaring and he was playing bongo drums in the nude. He was with an unknown man and police attempted to arrest him after spotting illegal drugs. He resisted arrest.
  • His life motto is "Just Keep Living"
  • Arrested in Oct 1999 in Austin, Texas for "resisting transportation" after first being under suspicion for marijuana possession.
  • Education: University of Texas at Austin (Film)
  • Is good friends with Jake Gyllenhaal.

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