Matthew McConaughey Birthday (November 4th)

Matthew McConaughey Birthday (November 4th)

Matthew David McConaughey an American artist was born on 4th November, 1969 in Uvalde, Texas. After a sequence of slight roles in early 1990s (comprised his getaway role in Dazed and Confused (1993), executive Richard Linklater's second feature film), Matthew McConaughey emerged in movies for instance A Time to Kill (1996), Contact (1997), U-571 (2000), Sahara (2005), and We Are Marshall (2007). Matthew McConaughey played the role of leading man in various romantic comedies, comprised The Wedding Planner (2001), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Failure to Launch (2006), and Fool's Gold (2008).

Biography of Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey Early Life

Matthew McConaughey was the son of James Donald McConaughey, a gas station proprietor and Mary Kathleen "Kay" (née McCabe), an alternate school teacher. Matthew McConaughey father also played football for Green Bay Packers.

Matthew McConaughey shifted to Longview, Texas. Matthew resided for 1 year in Gorokan, New South Wales, Australia as the Rotary exchange student.

Matthew McConaughey Career Graph

Matthew McConaughey started his acting career in 1991, emerging in student movies and TV commercials while joining the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin before being cast in Richard Linklater's film Dazed and Confused (1993). During this time, Matthew McConaughey played the negligent boyfriend in the country vocalist Trisha Year wood’s video "Walk away Joe". And after emerging in some extra small parts in Boys on the Side, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, Angels in the Outfield, and TV series Unsolved Mysteries.

Matthew McConaughey was directed in main roles in much more films: Amistad, Edtv, U-571, The Newton Boys, and Contact. By early 2000s, Matthew McConaughey was regularly directed in romantic comedies, consists of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and The Wedding Planner, both were flourishing at box office. Throughout this period, Matthew McConaughey emerged as firefighter in low-budget movie Tiptoes, contrary Rene Russo, in Two For The Money as a reliant to the Al Pacino's gambling tycoon, and also in Frailty, directed against type as the serial killer, opposed Bill Paxton.

Matthew McConaughey also starred in feature movie Sahara (budgeted at $130 million), with Penelope Cruz and Steve Zhan. Before the release of the film, Matthew McConaughey endorsed it through repeating some tours Matthew McConaughey took in late 1990s, comprised sailing down Amazon River and trekking to Mali. And that equal year, Matthew McConaughey was called People magazine's “Sexiest Man Alive” for 2005.

In the year of 2006, Matthew co-starred with the Sarah Jessica Parker in romantic comedy Failure to Launch, which was logically successful at box office. Matthew McConaughey provided voice occupation for a trailer campaign of Peace Corps in late 2006. Matthew McConaughey production corporation, j.k. livin, is presently in progress on assignments with the Paramount Pictures, Universal, Imagine Entertainment and Warner Bros., and can recently be seen in football play We Are Marshall. Matthew McConaughey is allegedly in row to star as Thomas Magnum in 2009 show Magnum, P.I. Matthew McConaughey also emerged in Ben Stiller's Tropic Thunder, swapping Owen Wilson for the position.

On 21st January, 2008, Matthew McConaughey became new orator for nationwide radio campaign, "Beef: It's What's For Dinner".

Matthew McConaughey Personal Life

Matthew McConaughey personal slogan is "Just Keep Livin”. Matthew McConaughey foundation is named JK Livin Foundation. And JK Livin Foundation's focal point is to aid youngster live “fuller” lives. And on 24th October, 1999, Matthew McConaughey was detained at his home in Austin, Texas on the charges of ownership of marijuana and resisting detain. In accordance with police reports, Matthew McConaughey was dancing around nude and also playing the bongo drums with a companion, actor Cole Hauser, and a co-actor in Dazed and Confused (1993). And the drug indicts were went down, but Matthew McConaughey pled responsible for defying the city’s noise regulation and paid the USD $50 fine.

Matthew McConaughey rescued diverse pets, including hamsters, dogs and cats, which were trapped after the overflowing of New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina.

Matthew McConaughey private life is the topic of media awareness. Matthew McConaughey has dated with actresses Ashley Judd, Penelope Cruz, Kate Hudson, Sally Richardson, and Sandra Bullock.

Matthew McConaughey Brazilian girlfriend Camila Alves, gave birth a son named Levi Alves McConaughey on 7th July, 2008 in Los Angeles.

Filmography of Matthew McConaughey

Year Title Role Notes
1993 MyBoyfriend's Back Teenage Moviegoer $3,335,984
1993 Dazed andConfused David Wooderson $7,993,039
1994 Angels in theOutfield Ben Williams $50,236,831
1995 Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The NextGeneration Vilmer $141,626
Boys on theSide Officer Abe Lincoln $23,450,000
1996 A Time toKill Jake Tyler Brigance $108,706,165
Lone Star Buddy Deeds $13,269,963
Glory Daze Rental Truck Guy  
Larger ThanLife Tip Tucker $8,289,972
ScorpionSpring El Rojo  
1997 Amistad Baldwin $44,175,394
Contact Palmer Joss $100,853,835
1998 The Newton Boys Willis Newton $10,297,897
1999 Edtv Ed 'Eddie' Pekurny $22,362,500
2000 U-571 Lt. Andrew Tyler, Executive Officer $77,086,030
2001 The WeddingPlanner Steve "Eddie" Edison $60,400,856
2002 Reign of Fire DentonVan Zan $43,061,982
ThirteenConversations About One Thing Troy $3,287,435
Frailty Adam Meiks $13,103,828
2003 How to Lose AGuy in 10 Days Benjamin 'Ben' Barry $105,807,520
2004 Paparazzi Himself $15,712,072
2005 Two for theMoney Brandon Lang $22,862,049
Sahara Dirk Pitt $68,642,452
2006 We Are Marshall Jack Lengyel $43,532,294
Failure toLaunch Tripp $88,658,172
2008 Fool's Gold Ben 'Finn' Finnegan $70,224,196
TropicThunder Rick Peck Still In Theatres
Surfer Dude Steve Addington Awaiting release
2009 The Ghosts ofGirlfriends Past Connor Post-Production
Hammer Down TBA Announced