Matthew McConaughey

Resilient visionary who persevered through setbacks.

Matthew McConaughey
Full NameMatthew David McConaughey


The illustrious Matthew David McConaughey is of noble Irish, Scottish, German, English and Swedish descent. Born in Uvalde, Texas, his father was a Mississippi-born gas station owner, while his mother was a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. Growing up in Longview, Texas, Matthew attended the local High School and upon graduation, he spent a year in Australia, washing dishes and shoveling chicken manure. On his return to the States, he attended the University of Texas in Austin, with the intention of studying law. However, his destiny was changed when he discovered the inspirational Og Mandino book 'The Greatest Salesman in the World' before one of his final exams. From that moment on, he became a renowned actor and producer.

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  • True Detective
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  • Thanks a Million
  • Disclosure
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • The Gentlemen
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs
  • The Oscars
  • Deep in the Heart: A Texas Wildlife Story
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Contact
  • Hank the Cowdog
  • A Time to Kill
  • Lone Star
  • Sing 2
  • Mud
  • Submission
  • Cup of Joe
  • 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
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  • The Lincoln Lawyer
  • Frailty
  • 71st Golden Globe Awards
  • Sing
  • Tropic Thunder
  • 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • We Are Marshall
  • Street of Dreams
  • Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High Table Read
  • Free State of Jones
  • Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon
  • Stand Up to Cancer
  • Bernie
  • Stand Up To Cancer
  • 72nd Golden Globe Awards
  • The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Lincoln: Crafted
  • Gold
  • Killer Joe
  • The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards
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