Matthew McConaughey

Born Nov 4, 1969

Matthew David McConaughey 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. 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, Contact, The Lincoln Lawyer, Bernie, Killer Joe and Magic Mike.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Matthew McConaughey.


1969 Birth Matthew McConaughey, the youngest of three boys, was born on November 4, 1969 in Uvalde, Texas. … Read More
1980 10 Years Old McConaughey moved to Longview, Texas in 1980, where he attended Longview High School.


1988 18 Years Old He lived for a year in Warnervale, New South Wales, Australia, as a Rotary exchange student in 1988. … Read More
1989 19 Years Old He began in the fall of 1989 and graduated in the spring of 1993 with a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television-Film. … Read More


1992 22 Years Old In 1992, he was cast as "Joe" in Trisha Yearwood's video for her hit song "Walkaway Joe." … Read More


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McConaughey starred in the 2005 feature film Sahara, along with Steve Zahn and Penélope Cruz. … Read More
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In 2006, he co-starred with Sarah Jessica Parker in the romantic comedy Failure to Launch and as Marshall head football coach Jack Lengyal in We Are Marshall.
2008 38 Years Old On January 21, 2008, McConaughey became the new spokesman for the national radio campaign, "Beef: It's What's for Dinner", replacing Sam Elliot. … Read More


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In 2012, McConaughey starred alongside Channing Tatum in Magic Mike, based on Tatum's early life, which was directed by Steven Soderbergh. … Read More
2013 43 Years Old In 2013, he played Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. … Read More
During this time, McConaughey recorded a public service announcement in Austin, Texas for the LBJ Presidential Library. In April 2014, Time magazine included McConaughey in its annual Time 100 as one of the "Most Influential People in the World."
2015 45 Years Old After finishing Gus van Sant's 2015 film The Sea of Trees with Ken Watanabe, McConaughey starred in two films for 2016 release: Gold and The Free State of Jones. … Read More
McConaughey started the just keep livin foundation, which is "dedicated to helping teenage kids lead active lives and make healthy choices to become great men and women". On February 25, 2016, McConaughey received the Creative Conscience award from unite4:humanity for his work with his just keep livin foundation. … Read More
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