McConaughey Began His Acting Career In 1991 Appearing In Television Commercials Before

Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey


Matthew David McConaughey ( /m?’k?n?he?/; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. While in high school, he was voted most handsome in the Longview Lobo Yearbook. McConaughey attended the College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin, where he joined Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity and lived at The Castilian residence hall. McConaughey began his acting career in 1991, appearing in television commercials, before being cast in Richard Linklater’s film Dazed and Confused, which became a critical success, garnering largely positive reviews. McConaughey was cast in leading roles in many more movies: Contact, Amistad, The Newton Boys, EDtv, and U-571. During this period, he appeared as a firefighter in the low-budget film Tiptoes, opposite Rene Russo, in Two For The Money as a protege to Al Pacino’s gambling mogul, and in Frailty, cast against type as a serial killer, opposite Bill Paxton.