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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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Matthew McConaughey -- My Skinny Days Are OVAH!

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 >

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 >

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Matthew McConaughey -- The How To Look Way Too Skinny Diet

Matthew McConaughey
How To Look Waaay Too Skinny

Matthew McConaughey is looking slim, trim and damn near death -- but even though it's only for a movie role ... we're thinking this could catch on as a new diet craze.Check out TMZ on TV -- click… READ MORE >

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

Matt McConaughey's Weight
Hits Rock Bottom

Matt McConaughey -- or what's left of him -- arrived at LAX this weekend looking skinnier than ever ... just as he planned. As we previously reported, the usually buff and shirtless 42-year-old is… READ MORE >

- 707 days ago
Hollywood Potheads -- It's High Time We Move to Colorado

Hollywood Potheads
It's High Time We Move to Colorado

Snoop Dogg and the Mile High City are destined to be together now that Colorado's voted to legalize weed. Is that a Rocky Mountain exodus we smell? Nope ... it's ganja. Check out TMZ on TV --… READ MORE >

- 712 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- Reduced to Skin & Bones

Matthew McConaughey
Reduced to Skin & Bones

Looking even more emaciated and gaunt than before, a frail Matthew McConaughey was barely recognizable as he -- with the help of his mother Kay -- left a church in Austin this weekend.As TMZ… READ MORE >

- 742 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- The Kid Stays in the Picture!

Matthew McConaughey
The Kid Stays in the Picture!

Here's emaciated hunk Matthew McConaughey in NYC this week (left) and famed Hollywood producer Robert Evans, who was the subject of the documentary "The Kid Stays in the Picture" (right).One is… READ MORE >

- 778 days ago
Matthew McConaughey -- Wasting Away ... For New Movie Role

Matthew McConaughey
Wasting Away ... For New Movie Role

Matthew McConaughey is usually known for flaunting his buff and topless torso, but it was his startling gaunt new look in NYC on Thursday that had everyone's jaws dropping.The 42-year-old is… READ MORE >

- 781 days ago
Levi and Vida McConaughey -- So Adorable ... You Gotta Sing About 'Em

McConaughey Kids
So Adorable ... You Gotta Sing About 'Em

Matthew McConaughey's kids, Levi and Vida, are so amazingly adorable, so perfectly precious -- we're just had to hold a CUTE-OFF ... in song!   Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see… READ MORE >

- 786 days ago
Matthew McConaughey & Wife Camila Alves -- Still Stomaching Each Other

Matthew McConaughey & Wife
Still Stomaching Each Other

Despite being married, Matthew McConaughey has gone back to his old ways ... and went shirtless to show off his shredded ripped chest in Ibiza, Spain this weekend.The 42-year-old "Magic Mike" hunk… READ MORE >

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