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
Hometown
Uvalde, Texas
Born
11/04/1969
Age
52

FAQs

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.'

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