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Matthew McConaughey

Matthew David McConaughey ( /məˈkɒnəheɪ/; 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). He then appeared in films such as A Time to Kill, Contact, U-571, Sahara, and We Are Marshall. McConaughey is best known for his performances in The Wedding Planner, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch, Fool's Gold, The Lincoln Lawyer, Bernie, Killer Joe and Magic Mike. McConaughey, the youngest of three boys, was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen "Kay" (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played NFL football for the Green Bay Packers. McConaughey has Irish ancestry and had a Methodist upbringing. McConaughey's mother and late father had a stormy relationship; they divorced and re-married each other several times. McConaughey moved to Longview, Texas—located east of Dallas—where he attended Longview High School. While in high school, he was voted most handsome in the Longview Lobo Yearbook. He lived for a year in Warnervale, New

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Brad Pitt & Matthew McConaughey Tossing Beers ... with Freakin' DREW BREES

Brad Pitt & Matt McConaughey
Beer Toss Buds ... With Drew Freakin' Brees!

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Hey, Brad Pitt ... Toss Me a Beer!

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Matthew McConaughey
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Matthew McConaughey
'I Was Pissed Off' at Lance Armstrong

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Matthew McConaughey
My Skinny Days ARE OVAH!!

After dropping a ton of weight and wasting away to skin and bones for a movie role, a visibly heavier Matthew McConaughey looked more like his old self as he left a hotel in Tribeca on Tuesday.The… READ MORE >

- 566 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- My Wife Just Gave Birth ... Again!

Matthew McConaughey
My Wife Just Gave Birth ... Again!

6:00 AM PST -- Matthew posted on Facebook ... Camila gave birth to a baby boy, who they named Livingston. Matthew McConaughey's wife just popped out baby #3 ... TMZ has learned. Sources tell us… READ MORE >

- 578 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- The How To Look Way Too Skinny Diet

Matthew McConaughey
How To Look Waaay Too Skinny

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- 624 days ago
Matthew McConaughey's Weight Hits Rock Bottom

Matt McConaughey's Weight
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