Matthew McConaughey
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Biography . Matthew McConaughey, up and coming popular actor. 

Matthew was seen in a few commercials and music videos, but it was a chance meeting of a casting director that landed this handsome Texan his first film role. Matthew had his debut in "Dazed and Confused". 

Like a rocket Matthew shot through the ranks and got the lead in "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation". He also received a small role in "Boys on the Side". 

Matthew already had a role in John Grisham's "A Time To Kill", but suggested himself for the lead when he heard of casting problems. He tested and won the coveted part. 

"A Time To Kill" made Matthew a household name. Suddenly he was seen on the covers of many popular magazines. His popularity and talent led him to roles in "Contact" and "Amistad". 

McConaughey is single and lives with his dog, Miss Hud. 

Appearances 
Tues, Mar 16 - Mattew McConaughey on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno  on NBC 

Nominations 

Blockbuster Entertainment Award - 1998 - Favorite Actor - Drama - "Contact"
Films 
1998 - The Newton Boys .... Willis Newton  
1998 - The Rebel 
1997 - Contact .... Palmer Joss  
1997 - Amistad .... Baldwin  
1997 - Making Sandwiches .... Bud Hoagie  
1997 - Scorpion Spring .... El Rojo  
1996 - Glory Daze .... Rental Truck Guy  
1996 - Larger Than Life .... Tip Tucker  
1996 - A Time to Kil .... Jake Tyler Brigance  
1996 - Lone Star .... Buddy Deeds  
1995 - Boys on the Side .... Abe Lincoln  
1995 - Submission 
1994 - Angels in the Outfield .... Ben Williams  
1994 - The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre .... Vilmer  
1993 - Dazed and Confused .... Wooderson  
1993 - My Boyfriend's Back .... Guy #2 
Awards 
  • MTV Movie Award - 1997 - Best Breakthrough Performance - "A Time To Kill"
Bio 
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • November 4, 1969
  • Uvalde, Texas
  • Scorpio
Reference 
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • c/o Creative Artists Agency
  • 9830 Wilshire Blvd.
  • Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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Films 
Status
. "Ed TV" - 1999 release from Universal Pictures. Cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Ellen DeGeneres, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Hurley, Jenna Elfman, Sally Kirkland, Martin Landau, Rob Reiner.

"Johnny Diamond" - 1999 release from Universal Pictures with Matthew McConaughey. 
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Links . Movies Future Official Links - Links to the official movie web sites for future movies. 

Movies Past Official Links - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 
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