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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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Matt McConaughey -- DON'T CHANGE THE REDSKINS LOGO

Matt McConaughey
DON'T CHANGE THE REDSKINS LOGO

Matthew McConaughey is coming out IN FAVOR of the Washington Redskins logo -- saying he's a huge fan of the emblem ... despite numerous Native American groups claiming it's offensive. Matt --… READ MORE >

'Gameday' Host Chris Fowler -- McConaughey Can Save UT Football!!

'Gameday' Host Chris Fowler
McConaughey Can Save UT Football!

Matthew McConaughey is the one man who can change Texas' early season woes ... so says ESPN host Chris Fowler who tells TMZ Sports Matt's Knute Rockne antics could save the Longhorns.Chris was in… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- PUMPS UP TEXAS FOOTBALL TEAM ... 'Wolf of Wall Street' Chest Thump

Matthew McConaughey
PUMPS UP TEXAS FOOTBALL TEAM 'Wolf of Wall Street' Chest Thump!

Matthew McConaughey crashed the University of Texas football practice this week -- and tried to pump the guys up with the CHEST THUMP from "The Wolf Of Wall Street."Head Coach Charlie Strong… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
Chris Bosh -- Photobombs McConaughey ... On Emmys Red Carpet

Chris Bosh
Photobombs McConaughey On Emmys Red Carpet

Chris Bosh has struck again. For some reason (we're still trying to figure this out) the Heat star decided to attend the Emmys with his wife last night ... and decided to amuse himself by… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Texas Legend Earl Campbell -- I'm Reuniting with My UT Homie Matthew McConaughey

Texas Legend Earl Campbell
Reuniting with UT Homie … Matthew McConaughey!!

NFL Hall of Famer and Texas legend Earl Campbell is about to get a prestigious honor, but all he really cares about is hooking up again with his old pal Matthew McConaughey.Campbell and… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Robert Griffin III -- REDSKINS MOVIE NIGHT ... With Matt McConaughey

Robert Griffin III
REDSKINS MOVIE NIGHT ... With Matt McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey hosted a movie night with the Washington Redskins last night ... where 6 players screened their favorite movies -- AND NO ONE PICKED A McCONAUGHEY FLICK!!!The event was a… READ MORE >

- 206 days ago
Brad Pitt & Matthew McConaughey Tossing Beers ... with Freakin' DREW BREES

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

Who needs Mardi Gras? Matthew McConaughey had his own party in New Orleans when Brad Pitt started launching beers to him ... from a balcony across the street! The only thing that… READ MORE >

- 223 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- Hey, Brad Pitt ... Toss Me a Beer!

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

No one had a cooler moment this weekend than Matthew McConaughey ... when Brad Pitt tossed him a beer from one New Orleans balcony to another. Alright, alright, alright!McConaughey was… READ MORE >

- 223 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- Yeah, I Dropped 30 lbs ... But My Muscles Never Left

Matthew McConaughey
Yeah, I Dropped 30 lbs ... But My Muscles NEVER Left

Even when Matthew McConaughey looked deathly skinny he was secretly plotting to immediately pack on the weight and regain his famous physique ... and TMZ has learned how he did it in under 4… READ MORE >

- 650 days ago
Matthew McConaughey ... Pec-Tacular Again

Matthew McConaughey
Pec-Tacular Again

Matthew McConaughey is back in the buff ... only 3 months after looking more emaciated than the star of a Spielberg movie.Matthew's shooting "True Detectives" in New Orleans.  The tattoo is… READ MORE >

- 654 days ago

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