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Matthew McConaughey

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McConaughey at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival

Matthew David McConaughey (/məˈkɒnəheɪ/; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993), and went on to appear in films such as the slasher Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994), the legal thriller A Time to Kill (1996), Steven Spielberg's historical drama Amistad (1997), the science fiction drama Contact (1997), the comedy EDtv (1999) and the war film U-571 (2000).

Fact file

  • Born: Matthew David McConaughey November 4, 1969 (age 46) Uvalde, Texas, United States
  • Residence: Austin, Texas
  • Alma mater: University of Texas at Austin
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1991–present
  • Net worth: US$75 million (2014)
  • Religion: Christian
  • Spouse(s): Camila Alves (m. 2012)
  • Children: 3

Read more about Matthew McConaughey at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Critic’s Choice: Matthew McConaughey and ‘The Beach Bum’ deserve more love
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-06-26 18:05:00
It opened and promptly tanked in theaters back in March, but perhaps the summer months will be kinder to Harmony Korine’s delightfully drug-addled romp “The Beach Bum” (now available for purchase and rental on DVD, Blu-ray, Amazon Video and iTunes). A spiritual sequel of sorts to Korine’s 2013...

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NY Times Movies, 2019-04-04 04:50:54
The young actress from New Zealand stars in “The Beach Bum” alongside Matthew McConaughey and will appear in a Netflix show later this year.

Why 'The Beach Bum' might as well be called 'Matthew McConaughey: The Movie'
USA Today Movies, 2019-03-26 13:45:01
We imagine Matthew McConaughey as one groovy dude. His new film, 'The Beach Bum,' plays into public perception while also upending expectations.         

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