Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey is an American actor. He first rose to fame for his performance as David Wooderson in the 1993 film Dazed and Confused. McConaughey is known for his roles in romantic comedies including, The Wedding Planner (2001), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Fool's Gold (2008) and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009). He began to pursue more dramatic roles in the 2010s, starring in critically acclaimed productions like The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Mud (2012), Dallas Buyers Club (2013) and True Detective (2014). In 2013, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey married model Camila Alves in 2012 and the pair have three children.
Matthew McConaughey
Full Name
Matthew David McConaughey
Uvalde, Texas


What does Matthew McConaughey teach?

Matthew McConaughey taught a film production class at the University of Texas at Austin in 2019.

How did Matthew McConaughey lose weight for 'Dallas Buyers Club'?

Matthew McConaughey told the BBC, "I did it in as healthy a way as I found possible, I met with a nutritionist. I gave myself four months to lose the weight. I had my programmed meals, lost 3.5lb a week - like clockwork - and got down to my desired weight, which turned out to be 47lb lighter."

How old was Matthew McConaughey in 'Dazed and Confused'?

Matthew McConaughey was 23 years old in 'Dazed and Confused.'

Most Recent

Matthew McConaughey Tweets His Excitement About Arch Manning Joining Texas Longhorns: 'Manning Up'
Arch Manning — the nephew of former Super Bowl champions Peyton and Eli Manning — is joining the actor's alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin, next year
Matthew McConaughey and Wife Camila Share Video of Themselves Campaigning for Gun Safety at White House
"This is and was about gun responsibility," the black-and-white video posted by Matthew and Camila on Instagram Friday began
Matthew McConaughey Delivers Impassioned Speech About Gun Safety at White House Press Briefing
The 51-year-old actor — a Uvalde, Texas, native — urged lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to "rise above" partisanship and make gun safety legislation the Uvalde shooting victims' legacy
Matthew McConaughey Calls for 'Gun Responsibility' amid 'Epidemic' of Mass Shootings
"Depraved acts of violence, with guns as the weapon of choice, are ripping apart families, testing people's faith, and tearing at the fabric of society," Matthew McConaughey wrote
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves McConaughey Launch Uvalde Relief Fund: 'The Loss Is Tragic'
"Please join us to help the people of Uvalde, TX," Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves McConaughey's Just Keep Livin Foundation urged, announcing a relief fund after last week's school shooting
Matthew McConaughey Meets with Victims' Families in His Hometown of Uvalde, Texas, After School Shooting
"Thank you Matthew for helping to heal our community," Rep. Tony Gonzales wrote on Twitter after Matthew McConaughey paid a visit following Tuesday's mass shooting

More Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey Calls for Change After School Shooting in Texas Hometown: 'We Must Do Better'
Uvalde native Matthew McConaughey is speaking out about the elementary school shooting that left 19 students and two adults dead
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves Celebrate 10 Years of Children's Fundraising Nonprofit
Since its inception, the Mack, Jack & McConaughey foundation has raised and donated over $20 million to multiple charitable organizations dedicated to children's education, health and wellness
Star-Studded Lineup for Academy's Global Movie Day Includes Cher, Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, and Scarlett Johansson

Fans can watch and take part in the event on the Academy's social media pages on Saturday